Matt Liotta wrote:
Jack Unger wrote:
OK, I'll forgive the analogy but, in a real emergency, you have to do
what needs to be done.
Actually, in an emergency a public safety organization should make use
of their emergency communication plan, which really shouldn't rely on
unlicensed spectrum, a consumer access point, and a best effort internet
Probably 90% of public safety organizations' Emergency Communications
Plans have made use of ham radio operators for years and continue to
make use of hams today. A police officer isn't a communications expert
which is why many police departments and County Offices of Emergency
Services fund and support communications teams and vans manned by
trained hams, who are communications experts. The use of unlicensed
spectrum is becoming more and more the norm. To consider the use of a
consumer access point not as the primary means of communication but as
one of the many backup communications options is simply being realistic
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