New Haven County Radio

Issue 10 and Volume 111.

New Haven County Radio Central control facilities, the hub of the new disaster-aid radio network in New Haven County, Conn., are set to begin operations soon. The emergency radio network, specially designed by William Sexton, Allen B. Du Mont Laboratories, Inc., is expected to eventually tie in every fire department in the county with the dispatching center in New Haven, Conn., and the main control center in Middlebury Town Hall. Included in the initial installation is a 250-watt base station in Middlebury, with remote control facilities at the New Haven Fire Headquarters and at the Middlebury Fire Department. The Middlebury remote unit will be used in cases of excessive “air” traffic at the main dispatching point. The New Haven station is connected with the base station by 150 me radio control link, while the Middlebury facility will be connected directly to the transmitter. A selective calling system permits automatic choice…

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