DHS S&T Issues BAA to Help Communities Respond to IED Attacks
- Taking Command. Carey, Carol // Government Security;Feb/Mar2007, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p12
The article focuses on public safety agencies in Columbus, Ohio, Washington D. C. , and San Diego, California, three communities that received the highest possible score in a U.S. Department of Homeland Security evaluation of municipal emergency communications readiness. The importance of...
- FEDS HELP MAINE BOOST BORDER-CONTROL COMMUNICATIONS. // Urgent Communications;Jun2011, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p10
The article reports that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has provided 4-million dollars of funding to enhance the communications capability of the Maine Emergency Management Agency in adherence to standards of the Border Interoperability Demonstration Program.
- Brochure reminds that broadband, LMR must co-exist for some time. Jackson, Donny // Urgent Communications Exclusive Insight;11/9/2011, p1
The article reports on the "Public Safety Communications Evolution" released by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS).The brochure demonstrates that the country's propose long-term evolution (LTE) network can co-exist with LMR networks. The brochure also suggests that LTE networks will...
- DHS Awards Local Grants for Interoperable Communications in Border Areas. // TR2: Terror Response Technology Report;5/11/2011, Vol. 7 Issue 10, p13
The article reports on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) release of local grants under the Border Interoperability Demonstration Project (BIDP) to strengthen interoperable emergency communications along the U.S. borders with Canada and Mexico.
- Deadline approaches for installation of CAP-enabled EAS equipment. // Broadcast Engineering Exclusive Insight;6/15/2012, p2
The article reports that the Emergency Alert System (EAS) participants were reminded to deploy operational equipment that can receive and process Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) formatted EAS alerts by June 30, 2012 by the Federal Communications Commission (FCCA) Safety and Homeland Security Bureau.
- DHS, FEMA ANNOUNCE GRANT PROGRAM. // Urgent Communications;Aug2008, Vol. 26 Issue 8, p15
The article reports on the announcement of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) of a $48 million program. This will be used for funding and improvement of interoperable emergency communications capabilities across states and territories...
- Triumph rises from tragedy. // Urgent Communications Exclusive Insight;9/1/2011, p2
The article presents information on the steps taken in the field of public-safety communications in the U.S. After events such as the 1982 Air Florida crash and the 1992 World Trade Center bombing, efforts to improve communication between disparate agencies responding to large-scale incidents...
- DHS undersecretary testifies on interoperability, security changes since 9/11. Roberts, Mary Rose // Urgent Communications Exclusive Insight;7/28/2011, p5
The article discusses the move of Acting Deputy Undersecretary Greg Schaffer of the U.S. National Protection and Programs Directorate to testify before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs on the Department of Homeland and Security (DHS) report. The report includes...
- Multiband Radio Pilot Testing Under Way. // Emergency Management;Sep2009, Vol. 4 Issue 5, p18
The article highlights the Multi-Band Radio Project of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate. It aims to respond to the challenges posed by interoperability and make a radio which will allow emergency responders to communicate regardless of the radio...