July 1987 | NTIA Technical Memo TM-87-122

Assessment of Digital Radio Voice Protection for Government Land-Mobile Use

Gordon A. Crandall III

Abstract: This report documents an effort to measure the operational and performance characteristics of radios equipped with the Data Encryption Standard (DES), as applied to government land-mobile operations.

Keywords: 162-174 MHz Band; data encryption standard; land mobile radio (LMR); land-mobile radio measurements

To request a reprint of this report, contact:

Ed Drocella, Chief,
Spectrum Engineering and Analysis Division
Office of Spectrum Management
National Telecommunications and Information Administration
(202) 482-1652

Disclaimer: Certain commercial equipment, components, and software may be identified in this report to specify adequately the technical aspects of the reported results. In no case does such identification imply recommendation or endorsement by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, nor does it imply that the equipment or software identified is necessarily the best available for the particular application or uses.

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