Chris Lougee Profile  

Chris Lougee

With over 30 years of experience in LMR, Chris has contributed to publications and held several leadership positions.

He has testified on a variety of issues before the FCC, regulatory, and industry organizations.  Chris also contributed to the FCC narrowband migration initiative and successfully introduced a new FDMA narrowband technology to the radio communications industry. He has actively participated with DHS in the development of the P25 Compliance Assessment Program (CAP).

Throughout his career, Chris has met with various members of the Public Safety and Homeland Security and Wireless Telecommunications Bureaus of the FCC as an advocate for TIA, LMCC, EWA, and the LMR industry. He is familiar with and understands the trending issues in the LMR industry. 

Chris Lougee's Blogs

In-Building Communications Systems – Risks and Rewards Latest Industry News | by Chris Lougee 2023-10-15

Often signals cannot penetrate buildings and other structures, creating "wireless dead zones" or areas where radio frequ...

Iowa Radio System Performs During Record Tornadoes Latest Industry News | by Chris Lougee 2022-03-17

When four devastating tornadoes struck near Des Moines, the Iowa Statewide Interoperable Communications System (ISICS) p...

Public Safety will Benefit from the Integration of LTE & LMR Product Reviews & Comparisons | by Chris Lougee 2022-02-09

The integration of LMR (Land Mobile Radio) and LTE (Long Term Evolution) systems offers Enhanced Coverage and Interopera...

It was a 5G “food fight” 5g carriers | by Chris Lougee 2022-01-14

The last-minute histrionics over the 5G roll-out, in my view, were just another example of dysfunction between two Feder...

P25 Compliance Assessment Program Revisions Latest Industry News | by Chris Lougee 2021-12-15

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Science & Technology Directorate (S&T) has announced changes to the P25...

P25 Interoperability – You’re counting on it… do you really have it? Latest Industry News | by Chris Lougee 2021-12-07

Will you have interoperability with other agencies during an event? Is your LMR system still P25CAP compliant?