Full Interoperability for All South Dakota Public Safety

  • M. Michael Rounds
  • Otto Doll


South Dakota developed a statewide radio system that allows its more than 14,000 public safety officials (local, state, federal, and tribal) to communicate with each other. The digital, trunked system permits voice and data transmission in a cost-effective manner. The trunked feature ensures efficiency because the computer searches to find the first available channel rather than dedicating a particular channel to a particular user.


State Radio Talk Group Chief Information Officer Digital Radio Radio User 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The State of South DakotaPierreUSA
  2. 2.Commissioner of the South Dakota Bureau of Information and TelecommunicationsPierreUSA

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