WERNER, CHARLES; Luna, Lynnette
August 2008
Urgent Communications;Aug2008, Vol. 26 Issue 8, p70
Trade Publication
The author talks about the communication developments in his entire fire service. Before, each department had their radio man, but today had more than 200 channels and their radio system is managed by an agency. In 911, there were a lot of pattern changes like transferring of calls to agencies, followed by the intensified 911 that gives the location of the caller and then the Voice-over Internet Protocol (VoIP). He said that technology makes individuals move onward but that people should be sure to also have progress in safety and response.


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