To the editor:
Re: Emergency Services Radios and Commissioners Reaction articles on Feb. 2 and 9 in the Beacon.
While both articles were well written, the headline suggested the county was spending too much on emergency radio systems.
A little research revealed the following: Smart Link (old system) served its purpose. Like an eight-year-old computer, efficiency deteriorates and maintenance, upgrades and parts (if and when available) are just not cost-effective and the system was, in fact, nearing the end of its service life.