Radio Losses (5564_14)
Please provide the following information:
- The number of Airwave radio losses in 2013 / 2012 / 2011
- How Many Devices were recovered?
In this request please interpret “Airwave radio” as any device capable of transmitting/receiving across the TETRA Airwave radio system, as provided by Airwave Solutions Limited.
Please find below our response.
2011 2012 2013
- The number of Airwave radio losses 1641 1004 1893
- How many devices were recovered 1043 1330 1706
Please note: No matter how a radio is lost it is recorded in the figures provided, therefore they are a mixture of officers reporting the loss of a radio, (usually somewhere in the police station) and radios not being produced for the audits which are carried out a various intervals depending on the risk analysis for the particular radios.
Once a radio is reported lost, its ability to access the Airwave network is removed immediately (less than 1 hour).