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How to buy radios (eBook)

Download this FireRescue1 radios buying guide to learn key steps for product selection, purchasing and implementation


Reliable radios are central to effective command and control and situational awareness, enabling incident commanders (ICs) to communicate with their own crewmembers, other assisting agencies and the governments they serve in real time. Without reliable communications, ICs cannot protect their personnel and the public effectively. As such, a fire service radio must be consistently reliable to fulfill its function. Noting less will do.

The purpose of this guide is to help fire departments identify, purchase and implement the most reliable, suitable radios for their needs.

Whether you are leading a radio purchase for the first time or are looking to upgrade your current assets, this FireRescue1 How to Buy Guide is a starting point for the procurement process, and includes:

  • Key considerations before purchasing
  • Top implementation considerations
  • Questions to ask vendors
  • Company directory

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