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Column: Still missing those radio calls
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Martin L. Cahn
Following the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, the nation’s law enforcement and other first responder agencies learned a tragic lesson: They couldn’t speak to one another on their two-way radios. This led to much work on what was called “interoperability” -- an effort to get all first responders to be able to communicate on the same radio frequencies when they needed to work together.