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Electronic Jamming Infographic

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and law enforcement officials have noted an increase in jamming activity over the last several years. These threats can intentionally or unintentionally interfere with responder communications. Federal law prohibits the operation, manufacture, sale, marketing, importation, distribution or shipment of jamming equipment.

In response, DHS and the FCC have released a Joint Jammer Infographic that informs public safety officials of the effects of jamming and suggested mitigation tactics, and outlines how to report suspected jamming to the FCC.

 Are you a victim of ELECTRONIC JAMMING? Can’t communicate  with traditionally  reliable base radios  or repeaters Can’t transmit or  receive on wireless  systems in areas  with coverage Noticeable loss of  lock or general  failure of a GPS  receiver Interference shown  on spectrum  analyzers, other test  tools, or detectors First Responders & Public Safety Reports: 24/7 FCC Operations Center 1-202-418-1122 FCCOPS@fcc.gov https://www.fcc.gov/general/public-safety-support-center General Public Reports:  FCC Hotline 1-888-CALL-FCC (1-888-225-5322) www.fcc.gov/complaints NOTIFY YOUR TEAM & IMMEDIATELY REPORT SUSPECTED JAMMING TO THE FCC Disruption or failure of wireless communications or mapping  equipment, including cellular or GPS devices, for unknown reasons  could indicate interference by a jammer Shield yourself from jamming  behind a car or wall Turn on automatic gain  control on your radio Spread out to relay messages  between jammed teammates Suggested Mitigation Tactics KNOW YOUR JAMMERS

Last Published Date: May 22, 2018
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