PSERN Welcomes Sparky the IT Guy

Hi Peeps! Mic here!  I know its been a while but as you can imagine we are extremely busy working on the project! Officer Squelch and I have been helping the team review Motorola Deliverables (so many to review!), working on Invitations to Bid for potential contractors and working on Outreach strategies with our Communications…

PSERN Used by More Than Just First Responders

Hey Peeps! Happy Friday!  It’s me Firefighter Mic again. Officer Squelch and I have been busy with strategic planning for our outreach efforts. Here is a tidbit for you. Many of you may not realize that the emergency radio system is used by more than just first responders like Police, Fire and EMS. It is…

Working Hard for Our Region!

Hey peeps! Whew made it through another week! I don’t know about you but it has been a long one for me! So I wanted to take a moment to talk about the awesome team I work with. As you can imagine it takes a dedicated hard working group of folks to pull off a…

Let’s Talk Design

Hi Peeps! Sorry I realize it has been a little while since you have heard from me. The team has been busy taking advantage of this beautiful weather! I’ve talked before about how weather can impact heading out to sites so when we have a break in it we have to take full advantage of…

ITB’s, GC’s and More

Hey peeps! Firefighter Mic here. Happy Friday! As you can imagine, the team and I have been super busy and there is a lot of great stuff happening on the PSERN Project! In case you didn’t know, we have two procurements going on! This is where a project puts out an announcement that they are looking…

Radio Sites and Bad Weather

Hey Firefighter Mic here! It sure is rainy and blustery out, not surprising this time of year in the Northwest! Speaking of icky weather, one of things we have to do when we are building radio towers is make sure that they can withstand bad weather conditions! For example radio towers have antennas and microwave…

Site Visit Preparedness

  Hey there! It’s Firefighter Mic again. Officer Squelch and I have been busy collecting safety supplies to keep in our vehicles for the PSERN team. You may think it is a simple as driving to a radio site and starting work. If only it were that simple! Thing is we never know what we…

Coming to a Dispatch Center Near You!

Happy Monday Peeps! Mic here! Hope everyone had a great weekend. When we talk about the PSERN project people first tend to think about radio towers or radios that first responders use in their cars or carry around. However, even more important, when you call 911 a dispatcher answers the phone and sends police officers,…