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Public Safety Outreach in the Carolinas

May 25, 2010 by Todd Mitchell
By Louis Sigalos, Robert Kenny, Todd Mitchell, Paul Coburn, and Doug Miller, Public Safety Outreach Team. T. Brian Hood, Lexington County, South Carolina EMS Coordinator visits Lexington Medical Center on May 12, 2010 with FCC Outreach Team.
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Louisiana, Mississippi, And Alabama Bring First Responders Closer Together As U.S. Takes Action To Contain Gulf Oil Spill And Protect The Shoreline

May 7, 2010 by Jamie Barnett
As the crew of the MV Joe Griffin is in the Gulf of Mexico working to lower a 100-ton concrete and steel containment dome over the oil well that erupted on April 20, federal, state and local officials continue to take actions to help minimize further damage to the Gulf Coast's shorelines.In any
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FCC's Own Service America Medal Finalists

May 7, 2010 by Jamie Barnett
As Tim described it,  is a system of receivers, spectrum analyzers, antennas, computers, and databases that enables the Commission’s staff to determine which radio-based systems in an area are operational and which are not.  This is a powerful tool for the Commission and the federal
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Reliable Wireless Public Safety Communications Is Vital to Serving and Protecting our Communities

April 8, 2010 by Robert Kenny
Last October, my family and I enjoyed a day of community-related events in our hometown in Virginia. One of the biggest thrills for my two sons and me was climbing up into the fire truck for hook and ladder company number one. We were impressed with all of the bells and whistles in the driver
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Creating Choices, Flexibility and Real Solutions for America's First Responders

March 2, 2010 by Jamie Barnett
Working to Vastly Improve Public Safety Communications with a Wireless, Interoperable Broadband Network across the NationPast Experience Brings Home the Need Our first responders deal with emergencies everyday, and on some days, those emergencies are truly disasters that test the limits of our
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A Photo Project - Public Safety & Homeland Security

February 23, 2010 by Jamie Barnett
I'm pleased to announce that the Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau is conducting a Photo Project and Contest so that we can collect and feature public safety pictures on the PSHSB website.   We have put a lot of effort into making our Bureau's section of FCC.gov useful for
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And Now Haiti, Part One

February 17, 2010 by Richard Lee
We finally arrived at the US Embassy at 10 pm after spending a few hours waiting at the airport for a security escort. Our new home was an army cot in the Embassy parking lot – but we couldn't complain about the view because each night we fell asleep under a sky filled with a million stars
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FCC to Host Public Forum on Mobile Broadband for First Responders

February 5, 2010 by Jennifer Manner
There's a lot of excitement around the Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau this week about our upcoming public forum on mobile broadband for first responders. On Wednesday, February 10 at 2:00 p.m., we'll be hosting first responders, network operators, and policy makers for a two-hour
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