Other posts in the Public Safety DAS Category

Pierson Wireless: Experts in ERRCS Monitoring

“We built a new multi-family residential building and installed an ERRCS (Emergency Responder Radio Communication System). 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 and it was difficult to understand the alarm and what was needed to resolve it. I called the company that installed the

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FirstNet Devices Emerge to Increase Situational Awareness

FirstNet DropKitEmergency “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 Solutions and a modem by Cradlepoint. KEY TAKEAWAYS: New devices available to address first responder connectivity challenges. A new suite

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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 National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) code. Updates to the standards are continuously being made and adoption by local authorities varies.

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