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
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
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.