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TSA's Radio Infrastructure

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As I mentioned in one of my earlier posts, I work for TSA, the Transportation Security Administration, the federal agency charged with protecting the nations transportation systems. Today, I'm going to give you a little overview of the agency's two-way radio systems.
Sensitive Security Information Before I begin though, I must go over Sensitive Security Information or SSI. SSI is a designation used by TSA which is coded in federal regulation that states that SSI "is information that, if publicly released, would be detrimental to transportation security."
SSI is essentially sensitive but unclassified information. As I work for TSA, I am automatically a "covered person" who is required to protect such information. Therefore, I am limited in what I can I use and say on anything that is considered SSI.
However, most of the sources I'm using for this blog post are publicly available third-party sources which are not SSI or if it is a TSA source, was not mark…