Emergency Radio Project in California Delayed Three Years

Government Technology: The planned $40 million overhaul of Marin County, Calif.’s outdated emergency radio system, which is set to close coverage gaps for firefighters in some of the county’s wildlands, is at least three years behind schedule, officials said.

Rollout of the new system was initially scheduled for this year. But several setbacks have pushed the project’s completion to 2022 at the soonest, said Richard Pearce, board president for the Marin Emergency Radio Authority and chief of the Tiburon Fire Protection District.

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