Blackspots force Vic firies to suspend parts of Telstra radio network

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Blackspots force Vic firies to suspend parts of Telstra radio network

Post by vk6hgr » Fri Feb 01, 2019 1:52 pm

CFA resorts to old analogue network.

The Victorian Country Fire Authority has partially suspended the rollout of its digital radio network to the state's last remaining regions due to coverage issues.

https://www.itnews.com.au/news/blackspo ... ork-518447
https://www.ufuvic.asn.au/bulletin/bull ... ety-issue/
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Re: Blackspots force Vic firies to suspend parts of Telstra radio network

Post by roland985 » Thu Feb 21, 2019 1:42 pm

Unless there is a tactical requirement for Digital + Encryption, I feel a lot safer using analogue radios - they work, and they have better fringe coverage than digital ever will.
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