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Released: November 12, 2013

PUBLIC NOTICE

Federal Communications Commission

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DA 13-2155

November 12, 2013

PUBLIC SAFETY AND HOMELAND SECURITY BUREAU ANNOUNCES

REGION 38 (SOUTH DAKOTA) 700 MHZ PUBLIC SAFETY REGIONAL PLANNING

COMMITTEE TO HOLD MEETING

The Region 38 (South Dakota) 700 MHz Public Safety Regional Planning Committee (RPC) will
hold its next meeting on Thursday, December 5, 2013, beginning at 9:00 a.m., at the Mickelson Public
Safety Center, DCI Large Conference Room, 1302 E. Highway 14, Pierre, South Dakota. The purpose of
the meeting is to initiate the public safety Region 38 planning process for General Use1 spectrum in the
769-775/799-805 MHz band.
The agenda for the meeting includes:
§ Introductions
§ Record of attendance
§ Introduction to Region 38 700 MHz planning: Presentation by the Region’s consultant, ACD
Telecom, LLC
§ Open discussion on what is needed to develop the Region 38 700 MHz Plan
§ Description of Planning Committee roles and duties
§ Elect third member to the Planning Committee, and identify and assign members
to subcommittees
§ Review action items and schedule next meeting
The Region 38 700 MHz RPC meeting is open to the public. It is essential that public safety
agencies in all areas of government, including state, municipality, county, and Native American Tribal,
and non-governmental organizations eligible under Section 90.523 of the Commission’s rules, 47 C.F.R.
§ 90.523, be represented in order to ensure that each agency’s future spectrum needs are considered in
the allocation process. Administrators who are not oriented in the communications field should delegate
someone with this knowledge to attend, participate, and represent their agency’s needs.
All interested parties wishing to participate in the planning for the use of public safety spectrum
in the 700 MHz band within Region 38 should plan to attend. For further information, please contact:

1 The General Use spectrum is administered by RPCs and is licensed for public safety services on a site-by-site basis
in accordance with the relevant Commission-approved regional plan and frequency coordination.

Todd Dravland, Chairman
Region 38 (South Dakota) 700 MHz Public Safety RPC
State Radio Engineering
1302 E. Highway 14, Suite 8
Pierre, South Dakota
(605) 773-4635
Todd.Dravland@state.sd.us
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