North Carolina Company Makes Public Safety
Published TUE APR 29
JPS TRP-1000/ACU-1000 with laptop
RALEIGH - Raleigh based
Communications, Inc, designs, manufactures and sells
electronic hardware and software products that help public safety
agencies communicate over many different type of of radio products.
The company's focus is on Radio Interconnect Products, which can
help combine communications between HF, VHF/UHF, 800Mhz Trunked, and
various other media such as cellular, Nextel, landline telephone and
One of JPS
Communications flagship products is the ACU-1000/TRP-1000. This device
provides interoperability between multiple radio systems operating on
The JPS TRP-1000 is a
transportable unit consisting of two chassis, each containing
shock-mounted 19'' equipment racks permanently affixed inside a ruggedized shipping container. The upper
chassis consists of an ACU-1000 controller, two mobile radios (one VHF
and one UHF), and power supply for the radios.
ACU-1000 Intelligent Interconnect
The lower chassis houses
eight radios (four mobile VHF and four mobile UHF) and four power
supplies. The TRP-1000 also comes with antennas, power supplies and
everything else needed to make a communications switch in the field. The
two chassis are interconnected by DB-15 cables, enabling the routing and
control of the radios by the ACU-1000 controller.
A laptop computer is supplied with the TRP-1000, with
software and console interface control software pre-installed. All ten
of the radios installed in the TRP-1000 can be cross-connected by the
ACU-1000 in a variety of
ways, which makes communications between VHF/UHF radios and 800Mhz
Trunked Systems possible along with many other possibilities. The
TRP-1000 also has a connection for two phone lines. The phone lines can
be connected to the PSTN network or to cell phones or satellite phones.
The JPS TRP-1000/ACU-1000 is already in use by many
different agencies across the nation including Chicago, Washington,
New York, Salt Lake City, Orlando, and many other cites.
The system is an
excellent tool that allows communications interoperability between many
different radio platforms from High Frequency (HF) all the way up to
- FireNews.net Correspondent
Marshall Sherard. Images and technical information courtesy
JPS Communications, Inc.
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