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Released: April 22, 2013

PUBLIC NOTICE

Federal Communications Commission

News Media Information 202 / 418-0500

445 12th St., S.W.

Internet: http://www.fcc.gov

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Washington, D.C. 20554

DA 13-803

Released: April 22, 2013

PUBLIC SAFETY AND HOMELAND SECURITY BUREAU ANNOUNCES COMMENT AND

REPLY COMMENT DATES FOR THE NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULEMAKING SEEKING

COMMENT ON SERVICE RULES GOVERNING PUBLIC SAFETY NARROWBAND

OPERATIONS IN THE 769-775/799-805 MHZ BANDS

PS Docket No. 13-87

Comments Due: June 18, 2013
Reply Comments Due: July 18, 2013

On April 1, 2013, the Commission released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in PS Docket No.
13-87 seeking comment on proposals to amend the Commission’s rules in order to promote spectrum
efficiency, interoperability, and flexibility in operation of 700 MHz public safety narrowband systems
(769-775/799-805 MHz).1 The 700 MHz Narrowband NPRM set deadlines for filing comments and reply
comments at 60 and 90 days after publication in the Federal Register.2
On April 19, 2013, the Office of the Federal Register published a summary of the 700 MHz
Narrowband NPRM and associated comment and reply comment dates.3 Accordingly, comments must be
filed on or before June 18, 2013; and reply comments must be filed on or before July 18, 2013.4 The 700
MHz Narrowband NPRM
sets forth the comment filing instructions.
For further information regarding these proceedings, contact Brian Marenco, Engineer, Policy
and Licensing Division, Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau, at (202) 418-0838 or via email:
Brian.Marenco@fcc.gov.

--FCC--


1 Proposed Amendments to the Service Rules Governing Public Safety Narrowband Operations in the 769-775/799-
805 MHz Bands, PS Docket No. 13-87, Notice of Proposed Rule Making, FCC 13-40 (2013) (700 MHz
Narrowband NPRM
).
2 Id.
3 See 78 Fed. Reg. 23529 (Apr. 19, 2013). A summary of the companion Seventh Report and
Order
will be published in the Federal Register at a later date. See Development of Operational,
Technical and Spectrum Requirements for Meeting Federal, State and Local Public Safety
Communications Requirements Through the Year 2010, WT Docket No. 96-86, Seventh Report
and Order
, FCC 13-40 (2013).
4 Id.

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