FCC Focused On Disaster Communications As Busy Hurricane Season Expected

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration forecasts the upcoming hurricane season, which officially began June 1, will be among the most active in recent years. It is not just radio that is gearing up. So too is the FCC, where the focus in recent months has been on improving communications during disasters.

Digital Alert Systems Releases New Software Update For DASDEC And One-NET Platforms

Digital Alert Systems, a global provider of emergency communications solutions for video services providers, has introduced Version 5.3 of its software for compatible DASDEC and One-Net platforms. Version 5.3 contains […]

Digital Alert Systems Announces Version 5.1 Software For DASDEC And One-Net Emergency Messaging Platforms

Digital Alert Systems, a global provider of emergency communications solutions for media providers, has introduced a Version 5.1 software update for its DASDEC and One-Net platforms. This is the first […]

Digital Alert Systems’ Anne Wakeman To Succeed Jim Heminway

Digital Alert Systems (formerly Monroe Electronics), a global provider of emergency communications solutions for video services providers, today announced that Jim Heminway, Digital Alert Systems’ general manager, vice president and […]

Smart Spectrum Summit Focus: Public Safety

The upcoming Smart Spectrum Summit will focus on broadcast/broadband hybrid networks for public safety and emergency communications. It’s set for Nov. 18 in Washington and will be keynoted by Michael Poth, FirstNet CEO.

Emergency Responders Ask FCC To Expand LP AM

Broadcasting Vs. Irene: So Far, So Good

As of noon ET Saturday, no TV or radio station had been knocked out by the hurricane, which hit North Carolina and is now moving up the East Coast toward New York, according to the FCC. Some 5,000 homes have lost cable TV service, however.

Markey Cites Value Of Local Broadcasting

Rep. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) emerged as an early champion of broadcasting in a House spectrum hearing Tuesday, at least when it came to providing emergency communications.