GENERAL ELECTRIC 1970’s
DWC was founded in 1972 Selling and Servicing CB
radios. In the late 1960’s/early 1970’s, General Electric had a large LEAA/AACOG
contract to provide local Public Safety agencies radio systems. DWC was
approached by a number of Public Safety
agencies needing maintenance on their
General Electric then named DWC a GEMR and GESS and
DWC supported larger and larger agencies including the San Antonio Police
Department. DWC provided thousands of the advanced GE PE Walkie Talkies with
GE-STAR ANI which for the first time allowed SAPD dispatchers the ability to
identify each officer and accept emergency beacons from the officer’s radios.
GENERAL ELECTRIC 1980’s
DWC sold thousands of GE MPR/MPS radios as they
were the first GE radios with NSA approved FS-1027 DES Encryption. In addition,
DWC sold thousands of the MPR and Executive II Vehicular Repeater Systems to
the Bexar County Sheriff’s Department and the California Highway Patrol.
DWC also built one of the largest GE MARCV SMR
systems throughout San Antonio and Houston serving hundreds of large fleets
from Coca-Cola to Budweiser.
In 1989, the City of Corpus Christi/RTA awarded GE/DWC
a contract to provide one of the first GE PROJECT 16 Digitally trunked, DES
Encrypted systems (EDACS) in the U.S. DWC still maintains this system to this
day (28 years later)
DWC deployed and supported major EDACS PROJECT 16
networks from New York to Los Angeles, including a $100 Million deployment for the
Republic of China.
DWC also first deployed most all of the latest
EDACS platforms including the first DES encrypted Multi-Site switch, first MASTR
III trunking system, first RS232/GPS simulcast trunking system, to the first
DES IMC DVIU system.
In 1999, DWC was the largest worldwide supplier to
Rockwell Collins, headquartered in Cedar Rapids, IA.
In 1999, the City of San Antonio/Bexar County
awarded Ericsson/DWC a $46 Million contract for a Regional Digitally trunked
radio system. DWC still maintains this system to this day... We have now been serving the San Antonio Police and Bexar County Sheriff since 1977...sum total of 40 years!
In 1999, DWC performed Y2K upgrades on over a
hundred major Public Safety Networks across the U.S., including some 23 U.S.
Navy Ships around the world.
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