Cops: Wireless Phones Thwart Police Communication

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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A7270-2003Aug17.html Wireless phone signals increasingly interfere with emergency radio frequencies used by police and firefighters, the Washington Post reports. Emergency departments across the country report unsettling stories of officers who can't call for backup, dispatchers who can't relay suspect descriptions and firefighters who can't request ambulances because of radio "dead spots" likely caused by wireless phone interference. The Federal Communications Commission vows to find a solution, even if it has to reorganize a large . . .

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