Band 14 Wireless Communications Promote Security Efforts

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So how to make a wireless technology protocol engaging for non-technical readers? Make it suspenseful. Since Band 14 in the United States is meant for American law enforcement and first-responder agencies, ISkeptical Robot Studios decided to highlight occasions when it has been used in life-or-death situations.

The September 2015 visit of Pope Francis to Philadelphia for the World Meeting of Families posed one of the greatest security risks Homeland Security had encountered in years. Fred Scalera, Bureau Chief of the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness, had planned years before for just such an eventuality, though. His Ace in the Hole was Band 14.

"Scalera knew he was going to have to rely on federal, state and city officials to ensure the safety of the Pontiff and of the million-plus spectators that would jostle to catch a glimpse of the Catholic leader. His 30-years in the security sector had told him security for the Pope’s visit was going to be a logistical, organizational and technological challenge of the highest order. How, then, to protect the Pontiff, his officiates and attendees against potential terrorist threats?...


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