I was a guest in Bossier a few years back when hurricanes hit down south. We set up a medical shelter at the convention center. We were visited by the local first responders often, very friendly group of people everywhere there. Got to stay at the casino nearby, which for us is a far cry from our normal disaster housing. We were using http://www.motorola.com/Business/US...le+Radios/On-site+Communications/DTR550_US-EN on site, as well as being able to talk from the casino to the convention center, to my surprise for distance. Otherwise rest of comms was xts5000 around town and on site on federal channels.