IAFF urges scrutiny of public safety communications network auction

04/16/2008
International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) General President Harold A. Schaitberger issued this statement on the House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing on the Federal Communications Commission's auction to create a communications network for first responders:"The 9/11 Commission, which issued its findings in 2004, recommended that the nation's public safety agencies be provided a dedicated portion of the radio spectrum to improve our nation's response to natural disasters like Hurricane Katrina and terrorist attacks like the horrific event that occurred on September, 11, 2001, which killed 343 of our FDNY members."The initial attempt to dedicate the spectrum and provide the in...

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