I am a telecommunications reporter with The Associated Press (AP) who writes about first-responder radio interoperability and technologies.
I recently stumbled upon a new issue (to me) about interoperability issues with mapping/GIS/geospatial systems used by different agencies.
My research thus far has found quite a bit of impassioned debate about the wisdom of ensuring that different agencies responding to the same incident can share location information reliably and accurately......
BUT, aside from a few vague examples, I can't honestly tell whether this is an issue that actually arises in the field, possibly delaying response times, or is more of a potential risk.
I am willing to speak on background just to get a better feel about how serious an issue this is and whether it deserves an article focusing some light on it.
Please feel free to phone me at 212-621-1738, or e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Many thanks, and apologies for any perceived intrusion on your community.
Bruce Meyerson, AP Business News
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04-11-2007, 04:58 PM #1
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04-13-2007, 11:00 AM #2
You say that you are this. But, we don't know you. I've been in the fire service over 40 years and I don't give out any information regarding radio operation or fire department operation's, to any one that I do not know.
The best way for you to address this would be throught APCO and not in these fourms!!
This is their url http://apco911.org/
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