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2024 Solar Eclipse – April 8, 2024

By |April 8th, 2024|Categories: Blog, In The News|

Ready to witness a celestial spectacle? Here's how you can make the most out of this cosmic event: SAFETY FIRST: Never stare directly at the sun without proper eye protection! Use certified solar viewing glasses or DIY pinhole projectors to observe the eclipse safely. FIND THE PERFECT SPOT: Scope out a location with an unobstructed view of the sky. Whether it's a hilltop, a beach, or your backyard, choose a spot where you can relax and soak in the celestial wonder. CREATE A CELESTIAL AMBIENCE: Bring along blankets, snacks, and comfy seating to make your viewing experience cozy and enjoyable. [...]

TUSA’s Spotlight on Success – Emanuel County, Georgia

By |April 2nd, 2024|Categories: Blog, In The News|

TUSA Consulting Services is pleased to announce that Emanuel County, Georgia just completed a successful staging event today in Chicago, Illinois. Emanuel County is currently building a brand new, Motorola P25 Simulcast Trunked System. The new system will include multiple tower sites provided with equipment, shelters, generators, and additional site hardware, including HVAC to support the infrastructure. The new Emanuel County P25 system will also be connected for interoperability purposes with the Southeast Georgia Regional Radio Network (SEGARRN). The great thing about this staging event is that it allowed Emanuel County officials to view their radio system for the first [...]

HAPPY EASTER!

By |March 30th, 2024|Categories: Blog, In The News|

From the TUSA Family to Yours, Happy Easter! May this special day be filled with love, joy, and blessings for you and your loved ones. Let's cherish the moments of togetherness, celebrate new beginnings, and spread kindness wherever we go. Wishing you a wonderful Easter filled with hope, happiness, and the warmth of spring!

Spotlight on Success: Christian County, Missouri Staging Event

By |March 21st, 2024|Categories: Blog, In The News|

TUSA Consulting Services is pleased to announce that Christian County, Missouri just completed a successful staging event in Chicago, Illinois. Christian County is currently building a brand new, Motorola P25 Simulcast Trunked System. The new system will include multiple tower sites provided with equipment, shelters, generators, and additional site hardware, including HVAC to support the infrastructure. The new Christian County P25 system will also be connected for interoperability purposes with the Missouri Statewide Wireless Interoperable Network (MOSWIN). The great thing about this staging event is that it allowed Christian County to see their radio system for the first time while [...]

Honored to Serve: TUSA Consulting Services Proudly Represents Veteran Ownership

By |March 20th, 2024|Categories: Blog, In The News|

At TUSA Consulting Services, we are proud to announce that we are a veteran-owned business! Being a veteran-owned business is not just a label for us; it's a testament to our values and the principles we uphold. We understand the importance of teamwork, leadership, discipline, and structure – qualities ingrained in us through our military experience. That's why we bring those same values to our work every day as independent consultants, specializing in providing professional services to public safety organizations. Those values further explained are: Discipline and Structure: In the military, discipline and structure are essential for mission success. As [...]

The Impact of Tornadoes on Emergency Land Mobile Radio Systems and Strategies for Resilience

By |March 19th, 2024|Categories: Blog, In The News|

Tornadoes are among the most destructive natural disasters, capable of wreaking havoc on communities within moments of touchdown. While the immediate effects of tornadoes on infrastructure and human life are well-documented, the impact on critical communication systems, particularly Emergency Land Mobile Radio (LMR) systems, is often overlooked. In this article, we explore how tornadoes can disrupt LMR systems and discuss strategies for local and state governments to enhance resilience in the face of such disasters. The Vulnerability of LMR Systems to Tornadoes: LMR systems are the backbone of communication for first responders during emergencies. They enable police, fire, emergency medical [...]

MISSION ACCOMPLISHED!

By |March 15th, 2024|Categories: Blog, In The News|

TUSA Consulting Services would like to congratulate the City of Gladstone, Missouri 911 Center with their new state-of-the-art Emergency Communications Center. The co-located Emergency Communications Center permits the cities of Gladstone and Liberty along with the Clay County Sheriffs Office to combine their resources in times of high call volumes or major crisis incidents. Though these three agencies will remain independent entities, the merger of these vital resources during critical incidents will assist in reducing response times for it’s citizens and those traveling through the service area. The project began in September 2023. TUSA partnered first with the City of [...]

The Challenges with the Convergence of LMR and Broadband/LTE. What you need to know and the questions that should be asked.

By |March 5th, 2024|Categories: Blog, In The News|

In the realm of modern communication technologies, reliability stands as a cornerstone for seamless connectivity, especially in critical scenarios such as emergency response, public safety operations, and mission-critical communications. In this article, we delve into the comparative reliability between Land Mobile Radio (LMR) systems and Broadband/LTE communications, shedding light on why LMR systems continue to hold sway in certain applications. Understanding Land Mobile Radio Systems: Land Mobile Radio (LMR) systems, also known as two-way radio systems, have been the backbone of communication for public safety, transportation, utilities, and various other sectors for decades. LMR systems operate on dedicated radio frequencies, [...]

NEGATIVE IMPACTS FROM HURRICANES

By |February 19th, 2024|Categories: Blog, In The News|

At TUSA Consulting Services, we understand the critical role that effective communication plays in ensuring the safety and well-being of communities and their citizens, especially during emergencies such as hurricanes. We recognize the challenges that emergency services face when their communication infrastructure is compromised, and we are committed to helping organizations like yours understand your strengths and weaknesses through comprehensive communications infrastructure needs assessments. The Impact of Hurricanes on Critical Communications Hurricanes pose a significant threat to the reliability and functionality of communication systems, often resulting in disruptions that can have severe consequences for emergency services. These disruptions may include: [...]

HAPPY PRESIDENT’S DAY from TUSA Consulting Services

By |February 19th, 2024|Categories: Blog, In The News|

Presidents Day holds significant importance in American culture, serving as a tribute to the leaders who have shaped the nation's history and guided its course. It provides an occasion for reflection on the remarkable individuals who have held the highest office in the land and steered the country through times of both triumph and adversity. Presidents Day not only honors the achievements of past presidents but also underscores the enduring principles of democracy and leadership upon which the United States was founded. It is a reminder of the enduring legacy of leadership and the profound impact that individuals can have [...]

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