7/2/09 - US sets final emergency responder wireless pilot

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kg7hq Thu, 07/02/2009 - 06:08

Scott (N7SS) caught this tidbit and posted it on the SEATCP mailing list. It appears that with the upcoming 2010 Olyimpics in Vancouver, BC., there will be a trial run with this technology.

The referenced article describes at a high level what this system is to accomplish. It also sets the tone on how we as amateur radio operators may be able to adopt the technology within our emergency service communications platforms.

Having a unique area due to our topology will give a good indication whether it can be deployed here in the Pacific West Cost

The referenced article is at http://www.networkworld.com/community/node/43196