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Reliable Wireless Public Safety Communications Is Vital to Serving and Protecting our Communities

April 8, 2010 - 12:29 PM 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 - 01:42 PM 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 - 10:45 AM 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 useful for
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And Now Haiti, Part One

February 17, 2010 - 03:24 PM 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 - 01:27 PM 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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Emergency Alert System and Alaska

January 21, 2010 - 11:56 AM by Todd Mitchell
Mark Twain once said, "The coldest winter I ever saw was the summer I spent in San Francisco."  Well, for me, the coldest winter week I ever saw in DC was the one I spent in Juneau, Alaska, as I am recently back from representing the FCC's Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau (PSHSB)
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