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Digital Radio of Security Authorities and Organisations

Security authorities and organisations as, for example, police forces, fire brigades and rescue services operate a radio network of their own which is strictly separated from other radio networks. At present a trunked radio system network is set up in many European countries using digital signal transmission according to the standard TETRA.

Basic Principles

Security authorities and organisations operate a radio network of their own strictly separated from other radio networks.

Co-operation of BfS with BDBOS

The Federal Office for Radiation Protection (BfS) concluded in 2008 an agreement with the Federal Agency for Digital Radio of Security Authorities and Organisations (BDBOS), which ends in November 2017. It was the aim of this agreement to pay adequate attention to basic requirements of radiation protection and to information and risk communication when setting up the new digital voice and data communication system for security authorities.

Health Effects of TETRA

For the Federal Office for Radiation Protection (BfS) safety of the population and of the professional users is important. When the digital voice and data communication system for security authorities was set up and started to be operated health issues were a key aspect.

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