Let’s face it, an increasing number of public safety agencies are looking to grants as a revenue stream to fund their operational equipment and personnel needs that are beyond their operational budget.
But with the complexity of grant cycle and the competition among public safety agencies, it’s a big challenge to get a grant for communications equipment.
Because networks are subject several types of failures during disasters, we see a trend with public safety agencies to use some type of satellite solution as a backup communication system.
Given the wide variety of products on the market that come in different form factors, with different capabilities, and different pricing, we made this e-Book to guide you through the different options available.
Mutual Aid Communications
As you know, communicating in large-scale and complex emergency event is far from easy. You have to deal with different technologies, miscommunication among responders, different level of training, lack of interoperability, etc.
That’s why we’ve made this guide: How to make your Communications Better for Management Emergency Incidents.
Stats you should know about Communications
Even with the best planning, communications at an incident can be problematic. To explore this issue, we conducted a survey to learn more about the challenges IMTs face and the best practices they employ to ensure that critical communications capabilities are available when needed. In particular, we wanted to hear what AHIMTs needed to do – or were already doing – about improving incident communications.
How to Choose a Mobile Command Post
To help you build the best mobile command post in the world, we have drawn up a list of questions that should be answered in the acquisition process. In this eBook, you’ll discover: what needs and problems you should identify, the importance of establishing the environment and users, how to manage multi-agency vehicle, and what you need to know about checkup and training.