November 2008
Urgent Communications;Nov2008, Vol. 26 Issue 11, p12
Trade Publication
The article reports on the launch of the Northeast Satellite Musual Air Radio Talkgroup (NE-SMART) by Mobile Satellite Ventures as its ninth regional talk group and the final piece of a regional interoperability program that provides talk-group coverage throughout the U.S. It is managed by a regional entity, which is the Connecticut Department of Public Safety's state police division. NE-SMART is designed to be used by any public-safety entities in Connecticut, Delaware and Maine.


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