This is the place.......
where you get get the REAL facts on your questions about new technical changes in 2-way radio operating standards. We'll tell you what is fact and what is fiction - what is required, and when, with just a touch of inserting personal opinions with what we hope will provide some guidance in helping you plan for now and for the future.
To some extent, all 2-way radio users will be subject to mandatory compliance issues with FCC rules. However, some users will have some issues that have little or no impact with other user groups. A good case in point involves Alabama fire departments utilizing the Alabama Forestry Commission (AFC) owned UHF repeater network. These users have a much earlier narrow band compliance date (2009) than other users. Railroad users are going directly from 25 kHz to 6.25 kHz for operational reasons even though there is no requirement to go to 6.25 kHz until 2018, and the list goes on.......
To compound the issue, users have one set of mandatory standards requiring narrow band (12.5 kHz) operation by 2013, while the manufacturers are required to produce 6.25 kHz capable equipment by 2011. For the benefit of those we serve, we have prepared special reports that will help answer some of the questions we think you need to know. Since the needs of fire, medical, law enforcement, and commercial users are different, we have prepared six special reports as follows:
THINGS COMMERCIAL USERS OUGHT TO KNOW! Click here or on the image at the left for more information
THINGS EMS USERS OUGHT TO KNOW! Click here or on the image at the left for more information
THINGS FIRE USERS OUGHT TO KNOW! Click here or on the image at the left for more information
THINGS LAW ENFORCEMENT USERS OUGHT TO KNOW! Click here or on the image at the left for more information
THINGS TRANSPORTATION USERS OUGHT TO KNOW! Click here or on the image at the left for more information
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