LMR sector is in a jam

June 2009
Urgent Communications;Jun2009, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p48
Trade Publication
The author argues that the public-safety communications sector should assist the U.S. Congress and the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in resolving the problem of cell-phone jamming in prisons. He believes that cell phones are being smuggled into prisons at an alarming rate and prisoners have used them to organize murder, escape and other crimes. He says that the land-mobile-radio (LMR) industry lacks the public relations (PR) high ground on the issue of interfering with public-safety communications.


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