Frequently Asked Questions

FAQs: ComTech Fire Station Alerting Systems

  • Our station doesn't have computer aided dispatch. Can we still use your system?

  • Can we use some of our existing equipment with your alerting system?

  • Our personnel change dorm room assignments nightly. Can we still do individual dorm room alerting?

  • Is there a pre alert notification of an incoming call?

  • Is your system expandable?

  • Can I use low voltage lighting with your alerting system?

  • We are in a quiet residential neighborhood. How do you handle the volume of the alerting sequence?

  • Why do you recommend putting apparatus specific light bars in the house?

  • What kind of fail safe features have you built into your system?

  • Are there any recurring monthly expenses?

  • How does your warranty work?

  • Can we buy your system one station at a time or do all the stations have to buy it at once?

  • We have a multi-building fire station complex. Can your alerting system work within multiple buildings?

  • How do we make changes/modifications to your system?

  • Why do you emphasize that you don't use proprietary hardware?

  • Is your alerting system a "one system fits all" solution or is there room for customization?

  • In your system can stations be alerted remotely or does the alert have to be generated from the 911 dispatch center?

For more information on how ComTech Communications can help you improve your ability to respond, contact us today.