Land Mobile Radio

The Lifeblood of Emergency Response

Legacy land mobile radio (LMR) systems that have reached end of life can no longer keep pace with today’s public safety requirements.

Mission-critical agencies need to exceed their current capabilities with a system that boosts coverage and capacity, while exceeding the needs of the user community and creating maximum value for their investment. All of this must be balanced with how the system will integrate with IP-based networks and commercial wireless technologies from public safety broadband providers.

Mission Critical Partners has decades of collective experience helping mission-critical agencies reduce the complexity of LMR replacements or upgrades, ensuring that they benefit from low-risk implementations and improved outcomes. We help ensure that systems are reliable, resilient, scalable and cost-effective by bringing a vendor-independent perspective to every project. We’re committed to helping our clients implement a forward-looking LMR system that is designed to accommodate their budget now and well into the future. We also help agencies control costs, strengthen service delivery and reduce risk associated with LMR system maintenance — saving time, energy, expense and frustration.

Our LMR expertise covers analog and digital voice and data systems — particularly Project 25 (P25) — that operates very-high frequency (VHF), ultra-high frequency (UHF), 700 megahertz (MHz) and 800 MHz bands. We are also experts in broadband data systems as well as backhaul systems — microwave and fiber-optic.

Power of Partnership

MCP has partnered with hundreds of agencies, large and small, to achieve their mission-critical communications goals. We help organizations:

  • Achieve their goals with greater certainty and control and less risk
  • Understand their unique system requirements and needs
  • Realize maximum value from radio investments, generating an average of 25 – 40 percent in cost savings to reinvest in other initiatives during implementation
  • Improve policies, systems and processes
  • Experience ongoing maintenance savings up to 20 percent annually

We’re Committed to Helping our Clients Succeed

MCP serves hundreds of organizations, including some of the most innovative public safety agencies.

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Discover What MCP Can Do For You

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Master planning

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Project and construction management

System design and implementation

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Public safety broadband transition planning

Spectrum acquisition and FCC licensing

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Propagation studies

RF system design

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Interoperability planning

Communication site facility development

Vendor contract assessment and negotiation

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Land Mobile Radio Resources

What’s the Future of Land Mobile Radio in a FirstNet World?

Public safety officials are wondering if they should replace their land mobile radio systems now that FirstNet has become a reality. This whitepaper makes the case for why agencies shouldn’t abandon their plans to replace their LMR system.

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Public Safety Should Look Hard at Mission-Critical Push-to-Talk

This whitepaper examines push-to-talk over cellular (PTTOC) and mission-critical push-to-talk technologies, explaining why they might be a better choice than LMR in some cases.

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MCP Helps Butler County, Pa., Maximize the Value of its P25 Radio System

With support from MCP throughout negotiations, Butler County’s solution realized an impressive 43 percent cost savings off list price while providing substantially increased capacity and coverage.

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Webinar: Radio Interoperability and the Role of FirstNet

MCP’s on-demand webinar highlights both technical and operational tools that agencies can use to improve interoperability across jurisdictions, and what role FirstNet will play.

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Webinar: Mission-Critical Vendor Management 101

Our on-demand webinar discusses steps that can be taken to improve land mobile radio maintenance and vendor performance, while driving more value from your agency’s vendor agreements.

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