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Old 07-17-2017, 5:56 PM
kayn1n32008 kayn1n32008 is offline
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Originally Posted by jim202 View Post
As has been said many times before, encrypting everything only goes to the benefit of the radio vendors bank account. I have no reservations on encrypting specific channels and or talkgroups for things like SWAT, Admin and drug teams. But for the most part, it can become a major problem for the daily dispatching...
How does it 'become a major problem for the daily dispatching' exactly.

The lower mainland in BC is replacing their ancient EDACS system with a P25/phase 2 system that will be 100% AES256 encrypted. EVERYBODY. Police, fire, and ambulance. Even the interop channels are encrypted.

OTAR for the win, and a bunch of departments that have their poop in a group to be able to coordinate encryption keys.

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