BREAKING NEWS: RACOM maintains LMR communications, despite tornado hitting network cores

BREAKING NEWS — Today’s headlines from IWCE’s Urgent Communications touts a U.S. based company maintained LMR communications for first responders as a tornado directly hit headquarters. Reports show despite significant damage to a RAMCOM facility in Iowa, their P25 and EDACS systems maintained communications for every public safety first responder throughout the devastating storm. (http://urgentcomm.com/p25/racom-maintains-lmr-communications-despite-tornado-hitting-network-cores-company-headquarters)…

BREAKING NEWS: Hytera calls for ITC review

BREAKING NEWS — Hytera Communications is calling for a review from the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), and is seeking to reverse a ruling showing the company infringed on multiple patents by Motorola Solutions, and they want the ruling by Nov. 6 according to reports from IWCE’s Urgent Communications. (http://urgentcomm.com/hytera/hytera-calls-itc-review-affirmation-new-dmr-products-do-not-infringe-motorola-solutions-paten) “Hytera Communications announced that it asked the…

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July Newsletter: It takes more than a checklist to keep vendors in-check

Get those checklists ready! This month the Pyramid Architecture, Engineering, and Consulting Newsletter continues to take a closer look at issues surround vendors in the public safety industry. Does your vendor have what it takes to complete your project? Maybe it’s time to bring in a Pyramid Consultant to help! Make sure to check this…

Public safety basics: When to pull over for flashing lights

Most drivers know when they see approaching flashing lights, it means emergency personnel needs to get somewhere in a hurry. But did you know pullover laws differ from state to state? In this edition of “Public safety basics” we breakdown these laws from coast to coast, with help from the AAA website’s digest of motor…

Public safety basics: Why are police car lights red and blue?

Maybe you asked yourself after you saw an officer pull over a speeder, or perhaps a child posed the quandary during a parade with police presence. It’s a simple question; why are the flashing lights on police cars red and blue? But it turns out the answer isn’t as simple as the inquiry. We went looking for…