2017 Command Rally, MD TAC

 Maryland FiRST DoIT team participated in the 2017 Command and Communication Vehicle Rally at BWI last week. Public Safety, Emergency Management, Transportation and Homeland Security agencies from local jurisdictions, Maryland, neighboring states and federal participated. The event was hosted by Baltimore Urban Security Initiative (USAI) and Peake (Technology Integrator).

Radio roll calls were made during the testing of the command vehicles communications, one of which used MD TAC. The MD FiRST DoIT team meet with many of our Primary and Interoperable radio users, as well as some localities that are interested in becoming users. We answered many question for both.

MD FiRST DoIT team during the morning briefing.


From left: Justin Ellingwood/MD FiRST DoIT, Gary Zamerski/MEMA, Captain James Potteiger/Baltimore City Fire Department and Norman Farley/MD FiRST DoIT


MD Dept. of Transit (MDOT) Lieutenant William Brown Jr. making an Interoperable MD TAC 4 call during one of the radio roll call exercises.



Mission BBQ provided a delicious lunch for the first responders, technical support teams and vendors.


Annapolis City Police Officer/Rodney Butler, MD First DoIT/Norm Farley and Communications Director/Timothy Seipp making an Interoperable MD TAC 4 call during one of the radio roll call exercises.

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