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Released: October 12, 2012

PUBLIC NOTICE

Federal Communications Commission

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DA 12-1633

October 12, 2012

PUBLIC SAFETY AND HOMELAND SECURITY BUREAU ANNOUNCES

REGION 51 (TEXAS-HOUSTON) PUBLIC SAFETY REGIONAL PLANNING COMMITTEES

TO HOLD 700 MHZ AND 800 MHZ MEETINGS

PR Docket No. 91-199

The Region 51 (Texas-Houston)1 700 MHz and 800 MHz NPSPAC Public Safety Regional
Planning Committees (RPCs) will convene a joint meeting on Wednesday, October 24, 2012, from
9:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., at the Houston Airport System, 16930 JFK Boulevard, Houston, Texas.
The 700 MHz and 800 MHz combined agenda includes:
§
Call to Order (Chairman Douglas Frankhouser)
§
Introduction of attendees
§
Regional Review Requests
o Presentation
o Recommendation by frequency review committee (John Chaney)
o Discussion/vote
§
Discussion of regional issues, updates, meetings and grants
§
Discussion of, and act as required on, any new business
§
Adjourn
The Region 51 Public Safety RPC meetings are open to the public.2 All eligible public safety
providers in Region 51 may utilize these frequencies. It is essential that eligible public safety agencies in
all areas of government, including state, municipality, county, and Native American Tribal 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 planning for the use of public safety spectrum in
the 700 MHz and 800 MHz bands within Region 51 should plan to attend.
For further information, please contact:

1 The Region 51 (Texas-Houston) area includes the City of Houston and the counties of Shelby, Nacogdoches, San
Augustine, Sabine, Houston, Trinity, Angelina, Walker, San Jacinto, Polk, Tyler, Jasper, Newton, Montgomery,
Liberty, Hardin, Orange, Waller, Harris, Chambers, Jefferson, Galveston, Brazoria, Fort Bend, Austin, Colorado,
Wharton and Matagorda.
2 A copy of the approved Region 51 700 MHz plan is located on the Region’s web page at
http://www.region51.hctx.net/. General information is available at the Commission’s Public Safety and Homeland
Security public safety website at http://www.fcc.gov/pshs/public-safety-spectrum/700-MHz/.

Douglas Frankhouser, Chairman
Region 51 700, 800 MHz Public Safety Regional Planning Committees
Houston Airport System
Public Safety and Technology Division
16930 John F. Kennedy Boulevard
Houston, Texas 77032
(281) 233-1344
douglas.frankhouser@cityofhouston.net
Craig Bernard, Vice-Chairman
Region 51 700, 800 MHz Public Safety Regional Planning Committees
Harris County ITC
2500 Texas Avenue
Houston, Texas 77003
(713) 755-5998
craig.bernard@itc.hctx.net
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