Radio and Broadband

LA-RICS Land Mobile Radio (LMR)

What is it?

  • Digital Truck Voice Radio Subsystem (DTVRS)
  • Analog Conventional Voice Radio Subsystem (ACVRS)
  • Los Angeles Regional Tactical Communications Subsystem (LARTCS)
  • Narrow Band Mobile Data Network (NMDN)

What will it do?

  • Provide day-to-day radio communications service for individual public safety agencies
  • Enable interoperability among member agencies and mutual aid providers
  • Support communication with regional, state, and federal agencies in the event of a natural or man-made disaster

LA-RICS Public Safety Broadband Network (PSBN)

What is it?

  • Broadband wireless network using Long-Term Evolution (LTE) technology

What will it do?

  • Provide day-to-day data communication service for individual public safety agencies
  • Support 4G data network for secure, high-speed video and data access
  • Give emergency responders high-speed access to life saving multimedia information
  • Support the National Broadband Initiative (www.broadband.gov)