CORONA: Amateur radio enthusiasts begin 24-hour `Field Day’ exercise

CORONA- Starting today, amateur radio operators will broadcast from the Corona Police Department over a 24-hour period, sending messages via their personalized sets as part of an international event highlighting how nontraditional sources of communication can be vital during emergencies. The department’s Communications Specialist Volunteers will be among 40,000 amateur radio enthusiasts across the U.S. […]

RCCD decision to add college cops to county radio system raises questions

RIVERSIDE – The Riverside Community College District police force today was granted access to Riverside County’s public safety communication system at minimal cost under a contract that received extra scrutiny before being approved by the board of supervisors. In a 3-0 vote, with Supervisors John Tavaglione and Chuck Washington absent, the board authorized the Department […]

RIVCO: Supes ok restructuring rates for public safety radio network

The Board of Supervisors today approved restructuring rates for Riverside County agencies that use the countywide public safety radio network, lowering costs for some and hiking them for others. In a 4-0 vote without comment, the board authorized county Chief Information Officer Steve Reneker to implement the revised rate scheme for the Public Safety Enterprise […]