AUTOMATIC RESPONSIBILITIES HAND-OFF
Original Publication Date: 1996-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-Apr-11
As part of radio control systems management like SIMS for Smartnet or SmartZone Radio Dis- patch Management (RDM) for SmartZone, dispatch- ers located at a fixed terminal execute radio com- mands and monitor incoming events generated by the radio system. Dispatchers Regroup radios into different talkgroups, Inhibit radios from transmit- ting or receiving signals, Lock radio channel switch selector, send Call Alert to a radio and allow the radio operator to respond by giving them the radio ID of the caller, and check if a radio is "alive? Dispatchers also monitor incoming events (trans- missions, requests) from the radio system. The dis- patcher is provided with the capabilities listed below.