Buying a new system is likely to be a significant investment in time and money. So it is important to identify – and preferably secure – the necessary funding early.
Early project cost estimates can be based on similar projects or be...Read more
Before you can decide where you want to go with your communications, you need a clear understanding of where you are now. A good description of your current system will serve multiple purposes.
It will help prospective vendors understand the gap...Read more
A very important stage of the project brings together the needs of current and future users. This stage is often ignored because the core team assumes to have a very good understanding of how the system is used and what the shortcomings are. This...Read more
Unfortunately spectrum is finite, and additional radio spectrum in desirable frequencies can be hard to acquire. If you suspect you need additional channels, securing more operating frequencies is an important part of preparations.
Find out what...Read more
Once you know what you want to accomplish with your project and have a reasonable idea how the related processes will work, it is time to gather the fundamental information that will allow you to prepare system specifications and project...Read more
Is P25 the right technology?
How do I specify my coverage requirements?
What do I need to know about ISSI?
How can I ensure interoperability?
What about FirstNet?
This Best Practice Guide for specifying P25 systems uses a simplified...Read more
Procuring your P25 system is an important process, and it might be time for you to review yours to ensure you receive maximum results.
Where can you turn for advice on the procurement process?
What are the advantages of working with a...Read more