Pierson Wireless & Safer Buildings Coalition Seminar Come to Knoxville

Pierson Wireless is a proud sponsor of Safer Buildings Coalition (SBC) and its mission to increase education related to in-building public safety communication systems best practices and building and fire code compliance. Pierson Wireless Public Safety will appear at the upcoming Knoxville In-Building Public Safety Communications Seminar on Thursday, March . . .

2024-03-08T16:52:44-05:00March 11, 2024|Categories: Events, Public Safety DAS|0 Comments

Pierson Wireless Begins 2024 Safer Buildings Coalition Seminar Schedule in St. Louis

Pierson Wireless is again pairing with the Safer Buildings Coalition (SBC) to further the organization's mission of education related to in-building public safety communications best practices and code compliance. Pierson Wireless will again sponsor several SBC seminars this calendar year, beginning with the St. Louis In-Building Public Safety Communications Seminar . . .

2024-03-08T16:36:40-05:00March 4, 2024|Categories: Events, Public Safety DAS|0 Comments

Multiple Donor Sites in ERCES

This month, Pierson Wireless will address a number of topics related to the best practices in the design and implementation of Emergency Responder Communication Enhancement Systems (ERCES) - also known as Public Safety DAS (Distributed Antenna System). The single most important reason Public Safety DAS exist and are necessary is . . .

2024-01-30T15:59:13-05:00January 31, 2024|Categories: Public Safety DAS|0 Comments

Redundancy in ERCES

This month, Pierson Wireless will address a number of topics related to the best practices in the design and implementation of Emergency Responder Communication Enhancement Systems (ERCES) - also known as Public Safety DAS (Distributed Antenna System). The single most important reason Public Safety DAS exist and are necessary . . .

2024-01-26T17:05:54-05:00January 24, 2024|Categories: Public Safety DAS|0 Comments

Donor Antennas in Public Safety DAS

This month, Pierson Wireless will address a number of topics related to the best practices in the design and implementation of Emergency Responder Communication Enhancement Systems (ERCES) - also known as Public Safety DAS (Distributed Antenna System). The single most important reason Public Safety DAS exist and are necessary . . .

2024-01-23T13:03:25-05:00January 17, 2024|Categories: Public Safety DAS|0 Comments

Public Safety Class A and Class B Bi-directional Amplifiers Explained

This month, Pierson Wireless will address a number of topics related to the best practices in the design and implementation of Emergency Responder Communication Enhancement Systems (ERCES) - also known as Public Safety DAS (Distributed Antenna System). The single most important reason Public Safety DAS exist and are necessary . . .

2024-04-12T16:13:05-04:00January 10, 2024|Categories: Public Safety DAS|0 Comments

A Clear Connection When It Counts

By J. Sharpe Smith, Inside Towers Technology Editor The following article on public safety communications strategy and solutions was published by Inside Towers on December 5, 2023 and is shared here with the permission of the publisher. The number of jurisdictions with fire codes mandating public safety DAS (Distributed . . .

2024-01-09T14:05:27-05:00December 11, 2023|Categories: Public Safety DAS|0 Comments

Pierson Wireless Public Safety Solutions on Display at Campus Safety Conference in Charlotte

Pierson Wireless Public Safety will be appearing at the Campus Safety Conference from November 7-9 at the Charlotte Convention Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. This will mark the company’s first appearance on the conference’s exhibition floor and will be located in Booth 1744 in the Campus Safety Pavilion. The . . .

2023-10-27T13:57:20-04:00November 1, 2023|Categories: Events, Public Safety DAS|0 Comments

Public Safety Communications Solutions with Safer Buildings Coalition and Pierson Wireless

Pierson Wireless is proud to be a sponsor of the upcoming Safer Buildings Coalition (SBC) In-Building Public Safety Communications seminar on Thursday, November 2 in Greensboro, North Carolina. Pierson Wireless believes a comprehensive in-building safety strategy accounts for both enhanced cellular performance and mission critical first responder communications. If you’re . . .

2024-01-11T14:45:11-05:00October 26, 2023|Categories: Events, Public Safety DAS|0 Comments

Safer Buildings Coalition Seminars in October

Pierson Wireless is sponsoring a pair of Safer Buildings Coalition In-Building Public Safety Communications Seminar Series events this month, on October 3 in Nashville, Tennessee, and October 17 in Columbus, Ohio. The Safer Buildings Coalition is an independent, not-for-profit organization providing thought leadership and education focused on advancing policies, ideas, . . .

2024-01-11T14:46:20-05:00October 2, 2023|Categories: Events, Public Safety DAS|0 Comments

Safer Buildings Coalition Seminars Spotlight Public Safety Communications in September

Pierson Wireless continues its support of public safety education as a sponsor of the Safer Buildings Coalition In-Building Public Safety Communications Seminar Series event in Ann Arbor, Michigan, on Thursday, September 14. The Safer Buildings Coalition is an independent, not-for-profit organization providing thought leadership and education focused on advancing policies, . . .

2024-01-11T14:46:55-05:00August 30, 2023|Categories: Events, Public Safety DAS|0 Comments

Pierson Wireless Introduces New Approach to Public Safety DAS

When crisis situations occur and first responders are on the scene, a Public Safety DAS (distributed antenna system) ensures real-time, mission-critical communications between safety professionals during an emergency response. First responders coordinate efforts via radio signals broadcast within government-mandated frequency ranges, normally in the VHF, UHF, 700, and 800 MHz . . .

Codes, Ordinances, and Requirements for Public Safety Communication Systems

A Public Safety Communication System, also known as a Public Safety DAS (distributed antenna system) or an Emergency Responder Communication Enhancement System (ERCES), is an antenna-based system that ensures first responders and safety officials will maintain mission-critical wireless communications during emergency situations within building structures of all sizes.  Those essential . . .

Children’s Hospital & Medical Center and Pierson Wireless – A Relationship Forged in Omaha

Children's Hospital & Medical Center in Omaha, Neb., is one of the nation's top-ranked pediatric medical, surgical, and teaching hospitals, providing comprehensive care to patients since 1948. It is the only full-service pediatric healthcare center in Nebraska, with clinical expertise in more than 50 pediatric specialties.U.S. News & World Report . . .

Annual ERCES Recertification Testing

Reliable in-building public safety communications are crucial in the event of an emergency.  To achieve reliable communications for first responders, building owners or operators often are required to install signal boosters.  The work of the owner doesn’t stop there, however.  The International Fire Code states, “The owner of the building . . .

Pierson Wireless: Experts in ERCES Monitoring

“We built a new multi-family residential building and installed an Emergency Responder Communication Enhancement Systems (ERCES). Per the code, we had it connected to a fire alarm panel in order for the appropriate authorities to be notified in the event of a system failure. One day such a failure occurred . . .

2023-03-14T19:46:56-04:00November 16, 2020|Categories: Emergency Responder Communication Enhancement Systems (ERCES), Public Safety DAS|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Pierson Wireless: Experts in ERCES Monitoring

FirstNet Devices Emerge to Increase Situational Awareness

Emergency “drop kits”, handsets, modems, and Internet of Things (IoT) modules are all emerging and will be available soon (if not already) for First Responders looking to utilize FirstNet.  Following the recent APCO show in Las Vegas, RCR Wireless News reported several product announcements including a handset developed by Motorola . . .

Code Requirements for Public Safety Communications Systems

In the aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, it became very clear that in-building communications needed to be improved upon, so as to allow high-quality communications between occupants and first responders. Accordingly, in 2009 an initial set of standards were published in both the International Fire Code (IFC), and the . . .

2023-03-14T19:06:58-04:00June 20, 2018|Categories: Public Safety DAS|0 Comments

FCC Commissioners Express Interest in Redesignating Public-Safety 4.9 GHz Band for Commercial Use

FCC commissioners initiated a proceeding to examine potential new rules that might spur greater use of the 4.9 GHz spectrum band currently dedicated to public safety. Several FCC commissioners said less than 4% of potential licenses use the 4.9 GHz band, which the FCC designated for public-safety use in 2002 and . . .

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