TITLE

Realism is needed

AUTHOR(S)
TILLES, ALAN
PUB. DATE
November 2011
SOURCE
Urgent Communications;Nov2011, Vol. 29 Issue 11, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the issues surrounding the funding of public-safety land-mobile-radio (LMR) systems in the U.S. It states that nation's wireless broadband system is not an alternative for traditional public-safety LMR systems which need to be funded. Information presented also mentions the D Block reallocation and the need to educate U.S. decision makers about the system.
ACCESSION #
67412568

 

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