700 MHz LTE demo to feature tornado scenario

A live exercise scenario involving a simulated severe tornado will be one of the highlights of an event held by General Dynamics C4 Systems, which will focus on 700 MHz LTE networks for first responders. The company's Winter Institute for its EDGE innovation network of companies is slated for Nov. 4-8 and will be held at Disaster City, a public-safety training and testing ground at Texas A&M University (TAMU) in College Station, Texas. According to MissionCritical Communications, General Dynamics will provide a mobile deployable cell tower, LTE radio network and LTE core, technology integration at the Texas A&M laboratory, funding for students and on-site communications engineers, and scenario development. For more, see this article.

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