While the walkie-talkie communications systems used by first responders tend to work well outdoors, the density of skyscapers, combined with the relative low power of the walkie talkie's battery-based signal, can cut off communications between the ground and those searching buildings.
What does FR stand for?
FR stands for First Responder (paramedic license for emergency services such as fire or police)
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We have 69 other meanings of FR in our Acronym Attic
- Fighter Reconnaissance (aircraft)
- Fill Rate (logistics)
- Filtered Radiometer
- Final Report (US DoD)
- Final Rulemaking
- Financial Responsibility (casualty insurance)
- Fire Request (Army AFATDS)
- Fire Resistant (Resistance)
- Firing Room (US NASA)
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A discussion on the needs and priorities of first responders followed the demonstration.
Many area first responders are getting hit with double duty," Schumer correctly observes.
Future standards for first responder communications and networking will be based on other varieties of wireless technology.