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NCJ Number: NCJ 191161   Add to Shopping cart   Find in a Library
Title: Guide for the Selection of Communication Equipment for Emergency First Responders, Volume II (NIJ Guide 104-00)
  Document URL: PDF (Entire doc - 422 pgs) PDF (Intro - Appendix D; 58 pgs) PDF (Appendix E pgs 1-100) PDF (Appendix E pgs 101-200) PDF (Appendix E pgs 201-300) PDF (Appendix E pgs 301-362) 
Author(s): Alim A. Fatah ; John A. Barrett ; Patrick S. Scolla ; Charlotte H. Lattin ; Richard D. Arcilesi Jr. ; Susan D. Fortner
Corporate Author: National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
United States of America
Date Published: 02/2002
Page Count: 422
  Annotation: This document provides information about the selection and use of chemical and/or biological decontamination equipment.
Abstract: This information is intended to help the emergency first responder community select communication equipment to be used along with chemical and biological protective clothing and respiratory equipment. It includes manufacturer-supplied details on 181 communication equipment items. An extensive market survey was conducted to identify commercially available communication equipment. This survey included the identification of new equipment and interaction with numerous equipment vendors. The data fields are organized into six categories: general, operational parameters, physical parameters, available accessories, logistical parameters, and special requirements. The purpose of this guide is not to make recommendations about which equipment should be purchased, but to provide information available from vendors so commercially available equipment can be compared and contrasted. Because the testing, evaluation, and research processes of existing communications equipment will take several years to complete this initial guide was developed to facilitate the emergency first responder community in their evaluation and purchase of communications equipment. 5 appendices
Main Term(s): Testing and measurement ; Emergency communications
Index Term(s): Emergency procedures ; Police equipment ; Protective equipment ; Evaluation measures ; Communications ; Effectiveness ; Chemical irritants ; Biological weapons ; NIJ grant-related documents
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
US Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America

US Dept of Defense
United States of America
Grant Number: 94-IJ-R-004; 99-060-CBW; SPO-900-94-D-0002
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/NCJRS
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America

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Type: Guideline
Country: United States of America
Language: English
Note: National Institute of Justice Law Enforcement and Corrections Standards and Testing Program. See NCJ-191160 for Volume I.
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