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2016 First Responder Electronic Jamming Exercise

In July 2016, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) assembled first responders and communications technicians from across the country to explore the effects of radio frequency interference on emergency communications. The exercise at the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico gave participants firsthand experience dealing with intentional interference (jamming) in operational situations and spurred discussions of how to counter it through improved communications procedures.   (DHS Video by Science & Technology Directorate/Released) Date: Mar 04, 2021