A software-defined, multiband radio system from Thales Communications in Clarksburg, Md., that is used in first-responder applications obtained Factory Mutual (FM) Approval Standard 3610:1988 for Intrinsic Safe equipment. The Liberty Multiband Land Mobile Radio (LMR) can operate safely in explosive environments near flammable or combustible material.
The portable Liberty LMR enables emergency responders to communicate with partner agencies, regardless of radio-frequency band. It operates across all the public-safety bands (136–174 MHz, 380–520 MHz, 700 MHz, and 800 MHz) and in Project 25 (P25) conventional, P25 trunked, and legacy analog modes. The Liberty LMR is capable of Output Feedback Data Encryption Standard (OFB DES) and AES encryption with Over-The-Air-Rekey (OTAR) for secure communications. It is MIL-SPEC rugged and submersible to two meters. Intrinsic Safe certification complies with the requirements of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate for the Multiband Radio Project.
FOR MORE INFORMATION visit Thales online at www.thalesliberty.com.