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2014-08-04 08:33:54

IRVING, Texas, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EF Johnson Technologies, Inc. will showcase two new additions to its popular ATLAS® P25 systems product portfolio, the ATLAS 1200 P25 Station and RConnect(TM), during the Association of Public Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International Conference and Expo August 4-5 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA. Since ATLAS was launched at APCO in 2011, EFJohnson has deployed ATLAS P25 systems across a wide range...

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2011-08-12 11:40:00

The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced Wednesday a five-step plan to update the nation's aging 911 emergency system. FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski, speaking at the 2011 Association of Public Safety Communications Officials (APCO) conference in Philadelphia, said the agency was working with the public community, carriers, manufacturers and other parties to put forth a Next Generation 911 system (NG911). NG911 has been designed to allow users to have more ways to contact...

2011-05-27 00:00:29

"¢ APCO International adds new member to Broadband Committee "¢ Wittek brings years of experience in public safety to key APCO initiatives Temecula, CA (PRWEB) May 26, 2011 The Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International, the world's largest organization of public safety communications professionals, has added Jeff Wittek, Vice President of Business Development at Cassidian Communications, an EADS North America company, as a new member of its...

2011-03-17 14:16:00

WASHINGTON, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At a glance: The Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International, the world's largest organization of public safety communications professionals, has added Morgan Wright, Vice President, Global Public Safety Segment at Alcatel-Lucent as a new member of its Broadband Committee. The APCO International Broadband Committee was formed on January 26, 2011. The committee's primary function is to review public safety...

2009-05-21 05:01:00

Coincides with U.S. National Hurricane Preparedness Week BETHESDA, Md., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Iridium Satellite LLC announces the kickoff of its third annual "Test Your Satellite Phone" initiative. In partnership with The Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International, Iridium encourages emergency workers and first responders to prepare now to ensure that one of their most critical lifelines in a disaster - their satellite phone - works properly. Similar to the...


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  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
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