A 5 – page term paper will be assigned and submitted through Blackboard. The topic of the paper is “In-
Building Auxiliary Communications Systems. Using APA criteria for references, your paper should cover a
review of fire service radio communications problems in high-rises, most notably the World Trade Center
terrorist attacks of 1993 and 2001 as well as any other high-rise fire incidents. Discuss the reasons why
firefighting communications are difficult in high-rises. Describe the types of systems that are installed to
improve radio communications. Identify the appropriate standards and codes that apply to such situations.