PUBLIC SAFETY AND HOMELAND SECURITY BUREAU ANNOUNCES REGION 53 (TEXAS-SAN ANTONIO) 700 MHZ REGIONAL PLANNING COMMITTEE INITIAL MEETING
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June 6, 2011
PUBLIC SAFETY AND HOMELAND SECURITY BUREAU ANNOUNCES
REGION 53 (TEXAS-SAN ANTONIO) 700 MHZ REGIONAL PLANNING COMMITTEE
INITIAL MEETINGThe Region 53 (Texas-San Antonio)1 700 MHz Public Safety Regional Planning Committee
(RPC) Convener announces that the initial meeting of the Region 53 700 MHz Public Safety RPC will be
held on Thursday, August 11, 2011 at 1:30 p.m., at the Holiday Inn Express, 6502 Padre Island
Boulevard, South Padre Island, Texas. The purpose of the meeting is to organize the committee, select a
Chairman and other officers, and establish subcommittees to plan for the future use of radio frequencies
in the 700 MHz band.
The Region 53 700 MHz Public Safety RPC meeting is open to the public. All eligible public
safety providers in Region 53 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,
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 planning for the use of public safety spectrum in
the 700 MHz band within Region 53 should plan to attend. For further information, please contact:
Richard Morales, Jr., Convener
Region 53 700 MHz RPC
Information Technology Manager
Radio Services Communications Division (ITSD)
City of San Antonio, Texas
1 The Region 53 (Texas-San Antonio) 700 MHz regional planning area consists of the counties of Aransas,
Atascosa, Bandera, Bee, Bexar, Brooks, Calhoun, Cameron, Comal, Dewitt, Dimmit, Duval, Edwards, Frio,
Gillespie, Goliad, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Hidalgo, Jackson, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells, Karnes, Kenedy, Kerr, Kendall,
Kinney, Kleberg, LaSalle, Lavaca, Live Oak, Maverick, McMullen, Medina, Nueces, Real, Refugio, San Patricio,
Starr, Uvalde, Val Verde, Victoria, Webb, Willacy, Wilson, Zapata, and Zavala.
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