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GPS Repeaters For Police Stations

When officers are inside a police station, or any other building for that matter, their hand-portable radio (Sepura, Motorola, etc) will not be able to receive a GPS signal due to the blocking effect of the building structure.

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The effect of this is that the officer’s location will continually be reported to the command centre as the last time the radio device was receiving a live signal from the satellites, i.e. just before entering the building.

When the officer leaves the station it can often take several minutes to re-acquire a GPS fix.

During the period of time between leaving the building and re-acquiring a satellite fix the officer’s radio would be still be transmitting incorrect location data to the command and control centre.

Installed in a police station, GPS repeaters ensure that:

  • All hand-portable radios receive a live GPS satellite signal while indoors.
  • Each officer’s radio is “locked on” to the GPS satellites at all times.
  • When officers leave the station their personal radio device will immediately start transmitting accurate, up-to-date location data to the command and control centre.
  • There is zero satellite acquisition delay when leaving the building.
  • Response times not missed due to lack of navigation information.

FalTech Ltd has supplied GPS repeater systems in police stations over the last five years.

In most cases a free survey and test/demo installation is available on request.

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Further Information

A repeater kit comes with all you need to get indoor GPS signal in your building.

For larger areas where one single repeater is not enough we can offer you a custom-designed-system to meet your exact requirement.

Case study of the largest repeater installation that we know of in an underground police garage

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