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Missouri EMS Closer to Implementing Successful Vehicle Tracking System

An external GPS modem installed in each vehicle will have more-reliable AT&T air cards


 
 

Katherine Cummins, The Fulton Sun | | Wednesday, October 10, 2012


CALLAWAY COUNTY, Mo. -- After months of working through a series of roadblocks, representatives with the Callaway County Ambulance District and the Callaway County Sheriff’s Office say GeoComm is closer than ever to working out a solution to making the AVL (automated vehicle location) system work for their respective agencies.

Although GeoComm’s newest solution — an external GPS modem installed in each vehicle, this time with more-reliable AT&T air cards rather than T-Mobile cards that proved to be too unreliable — still is not at the point of being a “success,” the Callaway agencies have once again agreed to give the software company more time to fix it.

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