Mason County PUD #3 of Shelton Washington has a system consisting of a 7 site multicast DMR Tier 3 using the TAIT Radio TB9300 series stations and mid-tier redundant Dell Network Controllers.
Mr. Jason Palmer of Pacific Electronics Inc., the installing TAIT Dealer stated they settled on using a Network Gateway to convert to 4-wire E&M and passed that into the Multicast Gateway that drives the 34 ETC CS-64 mini-LMR-consoles which use the Multicast mode of VoIP.
The new system is running on the Mason County PUD #3 existing network infrastructure and is serving several locations in the county. Each CS-64 mini-LMR-Console allows the station user immediate access to the TAIT Radio System. The users can also contact or broadcast to other station users on the other CS-64 mini-LMR-Console station channels independent of the radio net for administrative discussions if they so desire.
Interesting note, PUD’s service area it is roughly the same area as the State of Rhode Island with only 7% of the population.
Pacific Electronics Inc. (Pacele) is a full service communications company located in Lacey Washington.
Essential Trading Systems Corp (ETC) is manufacture of VoIP mini-LMR-Consoles located in Colchester Connecticut. WWW.ESSENTIALTRADINGSYSTEMS.com