Towns all over the U.S. are spending hundreds of thousands of dollars to buy new public safety radio systems, in a rush to meet a 2017 Federal Communications Commission deadline.
Most towns locally have already have made significant investments in the Project 25 mandatory upgrade to digital radios that can communicate with
any other P25 radio.
Hamilton Township has bonded about $500,000 for its new radios, said Township Administrator Mike Jacobs, and Egg Harbor City bonded $110,000, said Chief Financial Officer Jodi Kahn.
But others, like Hammonton, are putting off the expense for....Continue Reading