Apr 102015

In an April 7, 2015, response to a public records request, the Kern County Sheriff released a quotation from Digital Receiver Technology dated April 8, 2009, for a DRT 1201B 0402/PRS Wireless Receiving System. This came after the Kern County Board of Supervisors approved allocating $193,030 in State Homeland Security Grant Funds (agenda consent item CA-37) at its meeting of December 9, 2008. The background material for this item noted that “The vendor will not permit public disclosure of the equipment features.”

The quotation describes the DRT 1201B as:

Consisting of the following items: 4 RF tuners. 2 wideband processor modules, and embedded/GUI software for all supported wireless formats. Includes Alaska software and a two year hardware warranty are also included. With this configuration, including the TEX and DEX modules, there is 8 empty slot for future processing modules. Unit comes with a DELL 8600 or equivalent laptop to control and operate the unit.

The quotation also describes the DF20C-1 antenna kit as:

Direction Finding antenna, nine 3-inch antenna elements, DRT DF software, Pinpoint geolocation software, DF manual, GPS antenna, 25-ft. cable. This antenna will do direction finding on all cellular formats.

At its meeting on June 7, 2011, the Kern County Board of Supervisors approved (agenda consent item CA-75) an agreement with Digital Receiver Technology for training.

As part of a previous public records response, the Kern County Sheriff also released Digital Receiver Technology’s General Terms and Conditions of Sale, revised May 9, 2006.