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Choosing a battery backup solution for public safety communications

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Choosing a Battery Backup Solution for public safety communications  Written by Jeff Patrick, Director of Product Development, Newmar    Communication systems are critical for ensuring public safety, but they are not enough on their own. Without steady power running to distributed antenna systems (DAS), bi-directional amplifiers (BDA), and repeaters, life and property are...
Choosing a Battery Backup Solution for public safety communications  Written by Jeff Patrick, Director of Product Development, Newmar   ...

PCTEL Announces Cloud-Based Reporting and Automation for Grid-Based Testing

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PCTEL has announced the launch of SeeHawk™ Central, a cloud-based reporting and automation platform for in-building critical communications network testing. SeeHawk Central is an enhancement to the PCTEL® public safety network testing solution, which automates the grid-based testing and reporting process. With SeeHawk Central, users of PCTEL’s testing solution will be able to...
PCTEL has announced the launch of SeeHawk™ Central, a cloud-based reporting and automation platform for in-building critical communications network...

Grid Testing: You Can’t Get the Gold Without the Grind

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Grid testing emergency responder radio communication systems is mandated in the International Fire Code 510.5.3 to ensure adequate signal coverage throughout a building, including areas not typically prioritized for cellular coverage, like stairwells, escape routes, cellars, mechanical floors, and rooftops. Once a system is installed, the building owner must have the radio...
Grid testing emergency responder radio communication systems is mandated in the International Fire Code 510.5.3 to ensure adequate signal coverage...

Who Needs Public Safety DAS - And Why?

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When First Responders Have Poor Signal Coverage, the Results Can Be Catastrophic. Randy O’Neill with SignalBooster.com says, imagine this scenario: You’re a firefighter in a burning building and you come across three unconscious people who have become trapped in a stairwell. You need help to carry them to safety so you immediately radio your crew for assistance. However, you...
When First Responders Have Poor Signal Coverage, the Results Can Be Catastrophic. Randy O’Neill with SignalBooster.com says, imagine this scenario:...

ADRF Introduces UL 2524 Certified VHF and UHF Public Safety Repeaters

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Advanced RF Technologies, Inc. (ADRF), the largest pure-play in-building Distributed Antenna System (DAS) provider for public safety and commercial radio frequencies, today announced the commercial availability of its PSR-U Series VHF and UHF channelized digital repeaters. The PSR-U Series is certified to UL 2524, second edition, the Standard for in-building 2-way emergency...
Advanced RF Technologies, Inc. (ADRF), the largest pure-play in-building Distributed Antenna System (DAS) provider for public safety and commercial...

Marconi Technologies - Video explaining the ARCS (Auxiliary Radio Communications System)

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Marconi Technologies ARCS Video A short informative video, which was shot and produced in the historic landmark in Brooklyn, New York, the DIME BUILDING. This video explains the need for an ARCS - Auxillary Radio Communications System in buildings and how Marconi Technologies systems is an excellent choice for engineers, building owners and developers and fire alarm...
Marconi Technologies ARCS Video A short informative video, which was shot and produced in the historic landmark in Brooklyn, New York, the DIME...

Marconi Technologies Launches New Auxiliary Radio Communications System

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The ARCS Model VC121N Radio Amplification Unit (RAU) is a slim, abbreviated design with sleek aesthetics designed for midrise buildings. This model fits well in ever-shrinking city footprints and small spaces. It features a state-of-the-art touchscreen for interactive alarm condition monitoring, TAIT TB9100 dual channel repeater with P25 capability, dual-mode AC/DC operation...
The ARCS Model VC121N Radio Amplification Unit (RAU) is a slim, abbreviated design with sleek aesthetics designed for midrise buildings. This model...

Westell introduces ProtectLink™ Next-Gen ERCES Solution

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  ProtectLink™ is a software-defined BDA for public safety DAS that offers the most flexible & expandable solution for first responders.  Westell’s ProtectLink™ BDAs represent the next generation of in-building wireless coverage for first responders as required by certain National Fire Protection Association (NFPA 72 & 1221) and International Fire Code (IFC 510)...
  ProtectLink™ is a software-defined BDA for public safety DAS that offers the most flexible & expandable solution for first responders.  Westell...

[Announcement] ADRF Expands Emergency Responder Communications Enhancement Portfolio with Half Watt 700/800 MHz Repeater

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ADRF Expands Emergency Responder Communications Enhancement Portfolio with Half Watt 700/800 MHz Repeater. Smaller, Lower Cost Public Safety Repeater is Ideal for Small-to-Mid Sized Buildings.   BURBANK, Calif., March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced RF Technologies, Inc. (ADRF), the largest pure-play Distributed Antenna System (DAS) and Emergency Radio Communications...
ADRF Expands Emergency Responder Communications Enhancement Portfolio with Half Watt 700/800 MHz Repeater. Smaller, Lower Cost Public Safety Repeater...

When We Can't Afford to Fail

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The men and women who use our public safety systems put fear aside and run toward the flames. We depend on these heroes to keep us safe, and that's why we do everything possible to ensure they can rely on us. Receiving a passing test score in the world of public safety is unlike passing any other test. In-building public safety systems have one purpose: mission-critical...
The men and women who use our public safety systems put fear aside and run toward the flames. We depend on these heroes to keep us safe, and that's...

2020 Foresight

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I want to think that when we started our company in 2016, we were anticipating events like a global pandemic because that would make us an incredibly visionary group of people. However, it wasn’t the fear of contracting a virus that motivated us to create an entirely mobile company. It had more to do with the fact that we anticipated that our employees would need to be mobile...
I want to think that when we started our company in 2016, we were anticipating events like a global pandemic because that would make us an incredibly...

Why We Do What We Do: A Firehouse Chat with FDNY Firefighter Patrick Parrott

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Today, October 28th, is National First Responder Day. Congress designated the day in 2017 to honor the firefighters, police officers, and EMTs that rush into a crisis when the rest of us run out. Living and working in NYC, I have many opportunities to stand and watch in awe at first responders' unimagined bravery. I've often wondered what they think when the alarm goes off. Do...
Today, October 28th, is National First Responder Day. Congress designated the day in 2017 to honor the firefighters, police officers, and EMTs that...

Project Managers Are the Electromagnetic Force of Our Organization

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The hats our Project Managers must wear are many; the skills they must have are diverse. In-building public safety systems can take years to complete and include various sub-contractors and local authorities throughout a project’s lifecycle. They require consistent oversight over long periods, which is why excellent project management skills are so crucial in our business. Any...
The hats our Project Managers must wear are many; the skills they must have are diverse. In-building public safety systems can take years to complete...

ADRF Announces Certification to UL 2524, Second Edition, for its Public Safety Communication System

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ADRF's PSR-U and BBx-U Series Is the First ERCES to Be Listed/Certified by UL to UL 2524, Second Edition and First to Receive the Enhanced UL Certification Mark to UL 2524, Second Edition BURBANK, Calif., Oct. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced RF Technologies, Inc. (ADRF), the largest pure-play in-building Distributed Antenna System (DAS) provider for public safety and...
ADRF's PSR-U and BBx-U Series Is the First ERCES to Be Listed/Certified by UL to UL 2524, Second Edition and First to Receive the Enhanced UL...