A 3rd Vehicle Emergency Signal Device Proposed

A 3rd Vehicle Emergency Signal Device Proposed
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The deadline to file public comments at the FCC is coming up Feb. 12 on a petition to authorize an emergency vehicle signaling service. A device by
Alert Devices International would use low-power signal in the terrestrial broadcast radio bands to alert drivers that an emergency vehicle was approaching, overriding the broadcast signal being received by the driver. ADI units would deactivate during an EAS transmission.
The FCC did not grant authorizations to similar services proposed earlier by Alertcast and Safety Cast.


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