One rural California fire district plans to lower its future LMR capital costs about 60% by supplementing its VHF radio system with BeOn push-to-talk service from L3Harris delivered over FirstNet as part of a local public-private partnership that includes sharing tower sites, according to the fire chief spearheading the plan.
SOURCE: Urgent Communications
DATE: April 20, 2020
Frank Frievalt, fire chief of the Mammoth Lake (Calif.) Fire Protection District, said the hybrid LMR-LTE push-to-talk strategy promises to advance the area’s public-safety communications ahead of where it would with a straightforward upgrade of the multiple P25-compliant LMR systems in the area. READ MORE