Every day, people inside buildings count on public safety to protect them, occupants need to be able to send and receive alerts during an emergency situation specially to first responders such fire and police department workers updating constantly critical information about the incident and when this communication can not happen inside the building due to poor coverage radio it can lead catastrophic consequences, The FCC (Federal Communications Commission ) estimates that an improvement of one minute for 9-1-1 response time would save 10,000 lives in the US annually. Intending prevent such issue the fire and police department together many other nonprofit organizations create codes and rules to the local building owners provide and inspect annually to the safety to the in building occupants, is crucial that all the building be verified often checking the area coverage preventing unpredictability and in case the building doesn’t comply with the public safety requirements the building owner will need to provide a BDA system to fix the coverage within the building.
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The purpose of the Signal Booster system is to enhance a two-way radio communications signal specially for Public Safety radios used by the Police and Fire Rescue agencies. During a emergency situation such fire or shooting the first responders use portable radios (known as land mobile radios, or LMRs) as a critical communication tool to ensure effective fireground command and control and is essential for these LMR’s which operate on the public safety frequency be able to operate reliably anywhere within a building always.
MPBX is one of the primary providers for Signal Enhancement Systems. We provide compliance testing and remediation. Our compliance testing services identify which buildings are compliant and which are not. If your building requires it we can tell which areas will require improvement. We will also include a budgetary proposal to assess the financial and operational impact to install a signal enhancement system.