Senior Public Safety Advisor / Retried Battalion Chief US Dept. of Commerce - First Responder Network Authority Reston, California, United States
First Responders need tools and techniques to maximize and validate their FirstNet coverage. This class will discuss the benefits of mobile routers and proper installation, installation and mounting of mobile broadband antennas, Satellite capabilities and Drones, Cows, and Colts, to maximize your coverage. We will also discuss third party drive data analysis and proper testing techniques to best understand true coverage metrics on the FirstNet Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network.
The participant will develop an understanding of FirstNet, the Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network.
The participant will become aware of the FirstNet Network's capabilities designed for public safety.
The participant will gain a basic understanding of equipment, devices and techniques to increase and validate FirstNet coverage.
The participant will become familiar with the essentials of LTE coverage testing and third-party data use to better understand the FirstNet network.
The participant will learn about each available Deployable technology and the methods to increase coverage and capacity to support emergency and pre-planned incidents.