• Effective immediately we will be deleting, without notice, any negative threads or posts that deal with the use of encryption and streaming of scanner audio.

    We've noticed a huge increase in rants and negative posts that revolve around agencies going to encryption due to the broadcasting of scanner audio on the internet. It's now worn out and continues to be the same recycled rants. These rants hijack the threads and derail the conversation. They no longer have a place anywhere on this forum other than in the designated threads in the Rants forum in the Tavern.

    If you violate these guidelines your post will be deleted without notice and an infraction will be issued. We are not against discussion of this issue. You just need to do it in the right place. For example:
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Florida Today newspaper reports:

Harris Corp. announced Monday that it has entered into a $700 million contract with Florida to provide a state-wide communications network that will connect public safety, law enforcement, public schools and other state and local government agencies.

The contract is for seven-year - base - and also has seven, one-year options.

Called MyFloridaNet-2 or (MFN-2) the system link more than 4,000 sites and provide approximately 4,700 connections via a secure state-wide communications infrastructure using the Harris Trusted Enterprise Network, a dedicated, private-core backbone managed and operated by Harris from its primary network operations center in Melbourne, where Harris is headquartered.
 

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It Ain't This. ..

Just to avoid any confusion, this is NOT the contract for the SLERS replacement. This is the replacement for the SUNCOM network.

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Just to avoid any confusion, this is NOT the contract for the SLERS replacement. This is the replacement for the SUNCOM network.
What exactly IS the SUNCOM network?

Because the DMS web site describes it as a framework for procuring and administering wired telecomm hardware and services.

A page separate from the SUNCOM heading describes SLERS and the Florida Interop Network. There's also a page that suggests to me that educational institutions and other entities use an unnamed communications system. So I'm confused here. Thanks.
 

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What exactly IS the SUNCOM network?
Basically, it's the State of Florida's wide area telephone system. State agencies/departments can make calls anywhere within the state, between themselves or other state agencies, as if it were a local number.
 

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Basically, it's the State of Florida's wide area telephone system. State agencies/departments can make calls anywhere within the state, between themselves or other state agencies, as if it were a local number.
It's also the conduit for the statewide MotoBridge network.

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