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Wall Street Journal: Failure to Communicate, Jerry Brito
For more than two decades, the nation’s first responders to emergencies have had to contend with radio communications that were not up to the task. Each time a major calamity such as the Oklahoma City bombing, 9/11 or Hurricane Katrina throws a spotlight on the problem, a blue-ribbon panel is convened. And each time the panel invariably offers the same prescription: more funding and more radio spectrum for public safety agencies. Full article available at wsj.com. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB117375296121535034-email.html.