The State Radio Project is 80 percent complete with all site improvements and technology installations. As of the end of August, microwave installations are 78 percent complete, site installations are 84 percent complete and trunking equipment installations are 77 percent complete. Crews reached substantial completion on five sites in August.
Preparations continue for the cutover to the new console system. Individual cutover plans created for each dispatch center cover logistics before, during and after cutover. To ensure a smooth transition, key technical staff will be on call throughout the process. System acceptance testing will begin in September before the console system cutover.