The ISSS is committed to providing tailored disaster radio communication solutions for municipalities and authorities to work in situations where other modes of communication fail. This article describes how ISSS provide R.A.I.D. derived radio communications solutions when national systems fail.

An emergency communications solution should:

– Be an easy-to-adopt, simple to use system that people can use and remember how to use during

  an emergency
– Work during a prolonged power outage (one that’s longer than a few hours, after which cellular

  based mobile phone, trunked and TDMA systems may not function)
– Be useable in all types of terrain, geography, weather, indoors and outdoors, since you can’t

  predict where you’ll be or have to go during an emergency

– Have robust, portable and variable frequency, transmission mode and power functionality – Function as an independent solution that can connect with all other local and regional services required

– Not rely on the Internet, which may be unavailable during a crisis