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How to Connect Radios with Different Types of Encryption – COMSEC

 

The Problem

When U.S and NATO allies or Coalition partners work together on a combined operation, they need to use radio communications to co-ordinate their efforts. However, each nation (U.S., NATO or Coalition) often utilize different encryption schemes or keys in their radios, creating a communications gap between their systems.

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ICRI Solves Numerous Interoperability Issues for First Responders

Flexible (all-hazards) tool sent directly to smaller communities

Note: The following report was written about the Incident Commanders’ Radio Interface in 2007.

For Public Safety officials who sleep peacefully at night, content with the ability of their community’s emergency communications to handle the unexpected – especially for providing inter-agency radio interoperability for mutual aid – recent events in Apex, North Carolina may shake their confidence.

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Radio Receiver Desensing

The Problem

When deploying a tactical radio interoperability gateway, several portable and mobile radios must be operated within close proximity.  This will result in RF interference between those radios, creating a phenomena, referred to as “de-sensing.” De-sensing is the effect of a strong signal from a transmitter on the detection of a weak signal by a receiver.

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