Motorola Solutions steps up with expertise, volunteers for Hurricane Irma aid

Last month, Hurricane Irma ravaged Florida and the Caribbean, a massive storm that overwhelmed millions of people in its path. In response to the devastating weather event, Motorola Solutions, through its communications systems, staff and officials, took the lead in a variety of ways — as responders and volunteers — to help those most affected in the moments that mattered. A week ahead of Irma’s … Continue reading Motorola Solutions steps up with expertise, volunteers for Hurricane Irma aid

Advanced Radio Systems: Motorola Radios and Hurricane Irma, having reliable communications makes a difference

DORAL, Fla., Sept. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Following is a statement from Ray Fernandez, Owner of Advanced Radio Systems: No power, no regular telephone and my cell phone was just too busy, “all circuits are busy now, please try your call later,” the animated voice would say, but my Motorola CP200D two way radio from Advanced Radio Systems, kept on going. In situations like this, … Continue reading Advanced Radio Systems: Motorola Radios and Hurricane Irma, having reliable communications makes a difference

Motorola Radios and Hurricane Irma, having reliable communications makes a

It’s a lot more efficient trying to have conversations with someone downstairs looking for extra batteries for your flashlight with a two-way radio, then trying to compete with the howling wind and the sound of extremely loud rain hitting your windows, then trying to scream over the storms many commotions. For a few short moments, I forgot what going through a hurricane feels like, but … Continue reading Motorola Radios and Hurricane Irma, having reliable communications makes a

Launch operators expect minimal delays from Hurricane Irma – Spaceflight Now

A construction trailer at the Turn Basin near KSC’s Vehicle Assembly Building was turned over during Hurricane Irma. Credit: NASA/Bill White SpaceX and United Launch Alliance expect to resume launches with little or no delay after Hurricane Irma veered west of Cape Canaveral last weekend, sparing the launch base from the storm’s most extreme damage. The Kennedy Space Center is still closed to non-essential personnel, … Continue reading Launch operators expect minimal delays from Hurricane Irma – Spaceflight Now

SpaceX weathers Irma, no delays to busy October launch schedule

Reddit Tweet Share Share Email Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station were largely spared the brunt of Hurricane Irma due to last-second changes to its projected path. Both SpaceX and ULA have since reported that damages to their facilities are minimal and unlikely to contribute to any delays in upcoming launches, of which SpaceX has several. Several days before Hurricane Irma reached Florida, … Continue reading SpaceX weathers Irma, no delays to busy October launch schedule