[802SEC] Safecom and IWN: Integrated Land Mobile Radio and wireless services for government agencies
Dear EC members,
Jim Carlo thought there might be interest among 802 participants in the
There are two federal Initiatives that released RFCs last Friday (7-16-04),
SafeCom and IWN. Both are related to Integrated Land Mobile Radio and
wireless services for government agencies.
I am forwarding along to you FYI.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jim Carlo" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Paul Nikolich" <P.Nikolich@ieee.org>
Sent: Wednesday, July 21, 2004 6:24 PM
Subject: FW: Safecom and IWN
> Should be interesting.
> Jim Carlo (email@example.com) Phone:1-214-693-1776 Fax:1-214-853-5274
> J.Carlo Consulting LLC (Focus on Telecom Strategy/Standards/Patents)
> President, IEEE Standards Association
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> Sent: Wednesday, July 21, 2004 8:46 AM
> To: IEEEUSA-CCIP@listserv.ieee.org
> Subject: Safecom and IWN
> Hi Everyone;
> There are two federal Initiatives that released RFCs
> last Friday (7-16-04), SafeCom and IWN.
> Both are related to Integrated Land Mobile Radio and
> wireless services for government agencies.
> Safecom used to be called PSWN and seems to want to
> become an oversight body. IWN (integrated wireless
> network) is a combined effort by DOJ, Treasury, and
> Homeland security to integrate all their wireless (LMR,
> cellular, 802.11) services for better interoperability.
> Does anyone on CCIP have any interaction or knowledge
> of these projects? Is this something CCIP should look
> Having done LMR work and very interested in wireless
> interoperabilty, I am curious about where it is headed,
> and hopefull that the Feds will actually try to do
> something after many years of discussion.
> I would assume that this would involve cognitive radio
> functionality as well.
> Eric Epstein
> Eric Epstein
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