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Radio Interoperability Solutions: Where to Start?

Posted by Base Camp Connect on January 18, 2018

'‘I’d like to have a simple solution to patch our radios with neighboring agencies who are on different frequencies when I need it - that’s my primary need.’'

We often hear a variation of this statement, so we thought we’d write a series on the most common conversations we have with public safety agencies. In this first part, we will cover what we consider to be a representative meeting of the radio needs, and everything else will be covered in a separate post.

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Topics: radio use, interoperability issues, PTT, MCPTT, proprietary shared system, radio gateway

5 Signs you should Invest in Radio Interoperability

Posted by Robert Avsec on December 5, 2017

Interoperability in emergency communications is a communications challenge that’s almost as old as the use of portable radios in public safety and emergency management. But, how much do you know about interoperability? In this article, you’ll learn why communications interoperability is critical for your organization’s mission success and why you should invest in it.

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Topics: Interoperability in emergency communications, Interoperability Continuum, radio gateway

Communication Planning based on Past Disasters

Posted by Paul Calderwood on November 27, 2017

Over the past few months, we have seen a number of disasters that have happened all over this country. As I have read the reports and the articles about these events, I keep seeing a common thread that has been a serious issue in all of them, communications.

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Topics: Hurricane Irma communications, Hurricane Harvey Communications, Command and Control, USAR, Rapidly deployable communications, radio gateway, radio interoperability, Radio interoperability gateway, Communications backup system

6 Articles on Radios that Every Emergency Responder Must Read

Posted by Base Camp Connect on June 6, 2017

As you know, radio communications are essential to emergency response operations. This is why we have chosen 6 articles that every emergency responder should read. Good reading!

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Topics: radio interoperability, radio training, radio gateway

Connect, Command

Posted by Base Camp Connect on March 7, 2017

Interoperability is a key aim of emergency services around the world but one of the main challenges is the use of different communications systems. Canadian mobile communications provider Base Camp Connect believes it has a solution that could make interoperability easier. Lotte Debell reports from Fire&Rescue Magazine (p.26).

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Topics: voice, data, radio, radio interoperability, radio gateway

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