IAFC Digital Audio Report Due this Summer

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Testing to determine how digital networks audio quality is affected in high-noise firefighting scenarios is complete, although a full report with the results will not be released until this summer. Although the actual data is not yet available, the findings confirm what firefighters have known for several months: Some current digital systems have problems in loud-noise environments.

http://mccmag.com/onlyonline.cfm?OnlyOnlineID=41
 
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Interesting mention of the testing process. They tested "baseline" (read: Motorola) Project 25 Vocoder against "enhanced" (read: EF Johnson) Project 25 Vocoder available in some (again... EF Johnson) radios.
 

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Very interseting study, goes to point some interseting facts. So, the choice comes down to full Enahanced P25 or 25 mhz analog, I know which one I'll take.
 
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