Category Archives: prepper Emergency Radios

Pike Fiscal Court approves purchase of emergency radios – Appalachian News-Express
17 Jan
12:27

Pike Fiscal Court approves purchase of emergency radios – Appalachian News-Express

Emergency responders in Pike County received some good news during a special called fiscal court meeting January 11. Pike Judge-Executive Ray Jones informed Pike County Emergency Management Director Doug Tackett the U.S. Treasury Department has issued guidance regarding the use of American Relief Plan (ARP) funds. “We […]

Column: Prepare to recreate in Sheridan County backcountry – The Sheridan Press
16 Jan
12:17

Column: Prepare to recreate in Sheridan County backcountry – The Sheridan Press

We are very fortunate to live in an area that has so much to offer year-round for the outdoor enthusiast. With the Bighorn National Forest in our backyard and other outdoor opportunities available in Sheridan County, it’s no wonder people love it here. My family, like many […]

Startup for the new 800 MHz emergency radio system delayed further – Coldwater Daily Reporter
15 Jan
12:09

Startup for the new 800 MHz emergency radio system delayed further – Coldwater Daily Reporter

Final tweaks to the new 800 MHz county emergency radio system are underway. “We thought the to go-live date would be at the end of February. But it’s going to be a little bit later,” Branch County Administrator bud Norman told the 911 board this week.  Contractor J&K Communication has […]

10 homes, 16 other NW Kan. structures destroyed during 3-day wildfire – Salina Post
14 Jan
12:06

10 homes, 16 other NW Kan. structures destroyed during 3-day wildfire – Salina Post

Ellis County wildfires the night of Dec. 15, 2021 (Courtesy Ellis County Rural Fire Dept.)   By BECKY KISERHays Post There was no stopping the multiple wildfires that started racing east across Ellis County last month and burned for three days. “Even with all 19 of our trucks, with the wind […]

Emergency Food, Lights And Generators To Have For Winter Power Outages – HuffPost
13 Jan
12:00

Emergency Food, Lights And Generators To Have For Winter Power Outages – HuffPost

Emergency Food, Lights And Generators To Have For Winter Power Outages | HuffPost Life Main Menu Part of HuffPost News. ©2022 BuzzFeed, Inc. All rights reserved. Last February, snow and ice storms ravaged the state of Texas, causing at least 111 […]

Baraga County debates replacing emergency communication system – keweenawreport.com
11 Jan
11:56

Baraga County debates replacing emergency communication system – keweenawreport.com

Problems with emergency communications took center stage at meetings of both the Baraga County Board of Commissioners and the L’Anse Village Council last night. At the L’Anse Council meeting, village fire chief Mike Bianco explained that the system that connects law enforcement and first responders via radio and pagers had […]

Be 307 Aware emergency communications system to Help Outdoor Enthusiasts – SweetwaterNOW
10 Jan
11:56

Be 307 Aware emergency communications system to Help Outdoor Enthusiasts – SweetwaterNOW

SWEETWATER COUNTY — Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) and Sweetwater County Search and Rescue are pleased to promote the new Be 307 Aware program, which is a dedicated radio channel accessible by any handheld two-way radio with Family Radio Service (FRS) or General Mobile Radio Service (GRMS) that can be […]

Floyd County EMA to receive $2.5 million worth of new radios – Evening News and Tribune
09 Jan
11:48

Floyd County EMA to receive $2.5 million worth of new radios – Evening News and Tribune

FLOYD COUNTY — With the majority of the radios being used by Floyd County first responders not having been replaced since 2006, Emergency Management will soon receive 427 of the newest Motorola radios on the market. Floyd County Emergency Management Director Kent Barrow said that the 16-year-old […]

Delaware County’s outdated emergency radio system is subject to hacking and interference. It will cost millions to modernize it. – The Philadelphia Inquirer
08 Jan
11:46

Delaware County’s outdated emergency radio system is subject to hacking and interference. It will cost millions to modernize it. – The Philadelphia Inquirer

The call over the police radio in Chester last year came in clear with a shocking and terrifying message. A voice spat out racial slurs and warnings, at one point threatening to kill the officer on patrol and his entire family. The transmission was not from an authorized user, typically […]

Controversial cell tower wins unanimous approval from Avon council – Hartford Courant
07 Jan
11:36

Controversial cell tower wins unanimous approval from Avon council – Hartford Courant

“Large amounts of commercial equipment will be added, not just equipment for public-safety communications,” Zarb wrote on a GoFundMe message. “This new tower will house a minimum of four commercial cellular carriers, each on its own array. This tower will have multiple steel whip antennas and rise to a height […]