Integrated Voice and Data Solution for Public Safety and Professional Communcations
The Harris OpenSky® solution is an IP-based, high performance integrated digital voice and data network providing cost-effective solutions ranging from a single-agency network to a multi-agency, regional or statewide communications network. OpenSky offers high-quality, digital voice trunking capabilities that are scalable to meet a wide range of public safety and professional communication agency needs.
Cost-Effective Coverage Expansion to Remote Areas
For minimal environmental impact, the OpenSky Cell Site is a cost-effective option to incrementally extend coverage into otherwise hard-to-reach areas. OpenSky Cell Site
Spectrum Efficiency Plus More Voice and Data Capacity
OpenSky can double or quadruple network voice capacity through the use of spectrally-efficient 4-slot Time Division Multiple Access (TDMA). Multiple transmissions are allocated on a single RF channel (6.25 kHz equivalence on 25 kHz bandwidth). OpenSky
The new Harris SG5300 is an ideal fixed-point, wireless data radio to help manage and monitor network infrastructure such as line reclosers and capacitor banks. Operating in the 800 MHz and 900 MHz frequency bands, the SG5300 contains both a serial and Ethernet interface and supports multiple protocols including DNP3 for ease of connection to RTUs. Utilizing the OpenSky network, communication does not impact voice communications of service personnel.
“It’s like comparing a wind-up phone from years ago to using a cell phone now… Now we’ll be able to communicate with whatever department or group we’re working with.”