Public Safety

LTE will enter mainstream in 2012

16 May, 2012

The Global Mobile Suppliers Association has published an update to its Evolution to LTE report.

Practicalities of private LTE

04 May, 2012 by Dr Clive Horn, research leader at Tait Communications | Supplied by: Tait Communications

Tait Communications research leader Dr Clive Horn examines the standard and offers practical advice when considering merging LTE with existing narrowband radio technology.

Mobile broadband communications for Australian public safety

20 April, 2012

Mobile broadband radio communications vital for public safety agencies, says Police Federation of Australia.

Industry Talking - Events to fill the social calendar

16 April, 2012 | Supplied by: Australian Radio Communications Industry Association

ARCIA attended the APCO Australasia conference on the Gold Coast in March where we attracted new members and presented on disaster planning and the need to coordinate plans to provide interoperability, particularly in remote areas where infrastructure is limited.

Security and reliability needed to grow WSN market

12 April, 2012

Increased security and reliability is needed to grow wireless sensor network market, despite energy-harvesting breakthroughs.

Draft rules published for digital dividend auction

11 April, 2012 | Supplied by: Australian Communications and Media Authority

The ACMA has published draft rules for the digital dividend spectrum auction

Apparatus licences available

02 April, 2012

The ACMA is providing licensees the opportunity to apply for apparatus licences in the paired 500 MHz segments to replace device registration under their spectrum licences.

National framework to enhance interoperability

15 March, 2012

According to NCCGR, there are benefits for future radiocommunications interoperability with the help of the National Framework.

Choosing a standard for public safety services

15 March, 2012

Public safety agencies should choose between TETRA and P25 for their network devices, said Phil Kidner from the TCCA.

Lone worker safety is no longer legally optional

12 March, 2012 | Supplied by: Pacific Wireless Communications Pty Ltd

There is a large loophole in lone worker safety that needs to be addressed quickly by employers to avoid potential future legal liability.

Daniels Electronics P25 multisite trunking

09 March, 2012 | Supplied by: Daniels Electronics Ltd

Daniels Electronics has announced the introduction of its P25 multisite trunking solution using the inter sub system interface (ISSI) protocol.

ACMA chooses auction system for digital dividend spectrum sale

17 January, 2012

The ACMA will use a combinatorial clock auction format to sell off the 700 MHz and 2.5 GHz digital dividend spectrum.

Floods, cyclones and radio communications

11 January, 2012 | Supplied by: Qld Department of Emergency Services

While radio played a major role in alleviating some of Queensland’s worst disasters of 2011 - the floods and Cyclone Yasi - the technology found itself stretched to the limit on occasions.

TETRA transport trial completed

01 November, 2011 | Supplied by: Alcatel-Lucent

Alcatel-Lucent and PowerTrunk have completed a trial of a TETRA/LMR network with New Jersey Transit in Newark.

Enhanced protection for quiet zone

04 August, 2011

The ACMA has enhanced the radio quiet protections for the Mid West Radio Quiet Zone in remote WA.

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