What does your dispatch center use for mapping areas?
We are trying to get our local county to start using CTOL, we have it in 2 of our rigs so far and like it. Just wondering who is using the same and how many are using other systems. Also how accurate is the GPS interface when your system is put in a moble?
+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 5 of 5
Thread: Mapping systems
03-11-2006, 04:02 AM #1
03-27-2006, 10:15 PM #2IACOJ
"And let us not grow weary while doing good, for in due season we shall reap it if we do not lose heart."
04-25-2006, 01:38 PM #3
- Join Date
- Apr 2006
I Agree , Interact Is The Best
04-26-2006, 12:56 PM #4
We are trying to use VisionAire's GeoLynx, unfortunately the system has never worked reliably-going on 2 years now. The GPS rarely works, the rare times it does there is about a 20 minute delay. The tablet computers don't work well either, the touch screens are either too sensitive or not enough, no matter how many times we calibrate them.
We were better off with our old DOS based system.
05-03-2006, 08:57 PM #5
- Join Date
- Oct 2002
- Colchester, CT
Maps we use
We cover a number of towns for dispatching. We find simply the internet and Microsoft Streets and Trips works great!
Check out GOOGLE MAPS - with Hybrid Overlay - it's free, and pretty accurate !
Users Browsing this Thread
There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)
By FireCritic in forum Firefighters ForumReplies: 20Last Post: 08-04-2005, 10:54 PM
By NJFFSA16 in forum Wildland FirefightingReplies: 0Last Post: 06-16-2005, 11:23 PM
By jwsenior in forum Firefighters ForumReplies: 3Last Post: 04-27-2005, 03:59 PM
By NJFFSA16 in forum University of ExtricationReplies: 1Last Post: 10-07-2002, 02:05 PM
By anthony mattingly in forum Firefighters ForumReplies: 0Last Post: 11-14-2001, 02:32 PM