Callaway ambulance, sheriff closer to success with vehicle tracking system

Callaway County Ambulance District Director Charlie Anderson tracks a pair of his ambulances using the Geo-Comm AVL (automatic vehicle locator) system. Callaway officials say progress has been made to make the system more reliable.

Callaway County Ambulance District Director Charlie Anderson tracks a pair of his ambulances using the Geo-Comm AVL (automatic vehicle locator) system. Callaway officials say progress has been made to make the system more reliable.

After months of working through a series of roadblocks, representatives with the Callaway County Ambulance District and the Callaway County Sheriff’s Office say GeoComm is closer than ever to working out a solution to making the AVL (automated vehicle location) system work for their respective agencies.

Although GeoComm’s newest solution still is not at the point of being a “success,” the Callaway agencies have once again agreed to give the software company more time to fix it.

“We are still in the process of testing the modems with the second air cards. We have seen marked improvement, but not to the point where we would deem it successful,” said Sgt. Clay Chism of the sheriff’s office. “The primary issue remains that ....

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