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Released: April 15, 2013

PUBLIC NOTICE

Federal Communications Commission

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DA 13-713

April 15, 2013

PUBLIC SAFETY AND HOMELAND SECURITY BUREAU ANNOUNCES

REGION 8 (NEW YORK – METROPOLITAN AREA) PUBLIC SAFETY REGIONAL

PLANNING COMMITTEES 2013 SCHEDULE FOR 700 MHZ AND 800 MHZ NPSPAC

MEETINGS

The Region 8 (New York – Metropolitan area)1 700 MHz and 800 MHz Public Safety Regional
Planning Committees (RPCs) will hold quarterly meetings on the following dates, locations, and times:

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Orange County Department of Emergency Services
22 Wells Farm Road
Goshen, New York
700 MHz meeting begins at 10:00 a.m.
800 MHz meeting immediately follows

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Paramus Life Safety Complex
1 Jockish Square
Paramus, New Jersey
700 MHz meeting begins at 10:00 a.m.
800 MHz meeting immediately follows

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Rockland County Fire Training Center
35 Firemen’s Memorial Drive
Pomona, New York
700 MHz meeting begins at 10:00 a.m.
800 MHz meeting immediately follows
Region 8 700 MHz and 800 MHz NPSPAC Public Safety RPC meetings are open to the public.
All eligible public safety providers in Region 8 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.

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Region 8 (New York – Metropolitan area) consists of Bronx, Kings, Nassau, New York, Orange, Putnam,
Queens, Richmond, Rockland, Suffolk, Sullivan, Ulster, Dutchess, and Westchester Counties, New York; and
Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Morris, Passaic, Sussex, Union, Warren, Middlesex, Somerset, Hunterdon, Mercer, and
Monmouth Counties, New Jersey.

All interested parties wishing to participate in the planning for the use of public safety spectrum
in the 700 MHz and 800 MHz NPSPAC bands within Region 8 should plan to attend. For further
information, please contact:
Lieutenant Anthony Melia (Ret.), Chairman
Region 8 700 MHz and 800 MHz Public Safety RPCs
New Jersey State Frequency Coordinator
APCO New Jersey Frequency Advisor
Essex County Sheriff’s Office, Field Operations Division
560 Northfield Ave, West Orange, NJ 07052
(973) 324-9755, ext. 2006
meliaa@apco911.org
AMelia@EssexSheriff.com
Allen J. Demcoe, Vice-Chairman
Region 8 700 MHz and 800 MHz Public Safety RPCs
Middlesex County Radio Systems and Interoperability Coordinator
1001 Fire Academy Drive, Sayreville, NJ 08872
(732) 316-7183
allen.demcoe@co.middlesex.nj.us
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