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PATCHING A RADIO TO A SPECIFIC AGENCY

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000007961D
Original Publication Date: 1997-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-May-08
Document File: 2 page(s) / 84K

Publishing Venue

Motorola

Related People

Mark Zollner: AUTHOR [+3]

Abstract

A wide area trunked system can be composed of and police communications. That is, there is a dedi- different types of talkgroups that serve particular cated talkgroup for the police and a dedicated talk- agencies such as police, fire, ambulance, etc. group for the tire department in that town. In the Furthermore, a system such as SmartZone or same manner, other towns, can set up their talk- OmniLink could be shared among different towns groups. or communities.

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MOTOROLA Technical Developments

PATCHING A RADIO TO A SPECIFIC AGENCY

by Mark Zollner, John Garbarino and Leslie G. Gustafson

  A wide area trunked system can be composed of and police communications. That is, there is a dedi- different types of talkgroups that serve particular cated talkgroup for the police and a dedicated talk- agencies such as police, fire, ambulance, etc. group for the tire department in that town. In the Furthermore, a system such as SmartZone or same manner, other towns, can set up their talk- OmniLink could be shared among different towns groups.
or communities.

A wide area system with four sites could be For example, town A can use the system for tire arranged in the following manner:

TG C - Dog catcher TG F _ Ambulance

TG I _ Utility Co.

A wide area system used by several towns or communities. Site 1 could be a town, site 2 could be another town, and sites 3 and 4 could span one larger city.

  In a system arranged in such a manner, a cus- For example, a user wants to always communi- tomer might want to have access to a radio that can cate with any police talkgroup. The radio is always communicate to a specific agency when it switched to 'police mode" and sends a special ISW roams into a new site. For example, the radio could to the zone controller. The ISW indicates that the be set such that it always listens to police activity. radio wants to join any police activity in the system.

  A new method is proposed that enables a radio have a special mode that lets it join a particular ag...