Zetron's IP Fire Station Alerting Improves Alerting

Addison Fire Protection District (FPD) 1, in Addison, Iinois, recently instaed Zetron's IP Fire Station Alertingsystem.Chosen in part for its cost eectiveness, the new system has greatlyimproved the speed and reliabilityofAddison FPD's fire station...


Addison Fire Protection District (FPD) 1, in Addison, Iinois, recently instaed Zetron's IP Fire Station Alertingsystem.Chosen in part for its cost eectiveness, the new system has greatlyimproved the speed and reliabilityofAddison FPD's fire station alerting.

Redmond, Washington, USA - May14, 2008:Zetron, Inc., experts in mission-criticalcommunications systems, recentlyworkedwithA BeepLLC, ofJoliet, Iinois, tohelpimplement Zetron's IPFireStation Alerting(FSA)system forAddison FireProtection District (FPD)1in Addison, Iinois. Addison FPDreports that thenewsystem has greatly improvedtheiralertingspeedandreliability.

Zetron's IPFSAsystem uses aclient-serverarchitecturetoreceive comm ands andthen directs them totheappropriatefirestations. ConvertingtoIPbetween thecentralsiteandthefirestation increases alertingspeeds andbroadens connectivityoptions.

"BecauseIPFSAuses thenetworkas its backbone, it can eliminatethe considerablecost ofusingleasedlines," says James Retych, Zetron Sales Support Manager. "Soin ashort time, thesystem can payfor itself."

"IPFSAoeredthecost-eectiveness, features, andfunctionalitywe werelookingfor,"says John Suivan, afirefighterandparamedicwith Addison FPD. "It provides betteralerting, notifications ofsystem problems, indications ofalert success orfailure, andrampedtones. Thenewsystem alsobrings us intocompliancewithcuent NFPA [NationalFireProtection Association]standards." ThestagingofAddison's IPFSAservedas asuccessfuldemofor anotherofABeep?'s customers. As aresult, ABeepis cuently instainganotherZetron IPFSAsystem fora25-station firedistrict.

About A Beep LLC
Basedin Joliet, Iinois, ABeepLLCspecializes in thesales, instaation andservicingofcommunications systems andequipment. Iinois' largest operatorofspecializedmobileradio(SMR), ABeepalsoowns andoperates LTRtrunkingsystems from 18towersites that provide coveragethroughout Northern Iinois, Southern Wisconsin and Northwest Indiana. Formoreinformation, visit: http:www.abeep.com.

About Zetron
Zetron is aleadingproviderofmission-criticalcommunication solutions forpublicsafety, transportation, utilities, manufacturing, healthcare, andbusiness. Withoices in Redmond, Washington, U.S.A.; Basingstoke, England, U.K.;Brisbane, Australia;andnumerous field locations;Zetron supports aworldwidenetworkofauthorizedreseers anddistributors. Zetron is awhoyownedsubsidiaryofKenwood Corporation. Formoreinformation, contact theZetron Sales Department at (425)820-6363. Orvisit: http:www.zetron.com.