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Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau Announces Region 55 (New York - Buffalo) Public Safety Regional Planning Committees to Hold 700 MHz Regional Public Safety Planning and 800 MHz NPSPAC Regional Public Safety Planning Meetings

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Released: August 5, 2011

PUBLIC NOTICE

Federal Communications Commission

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TTY 202 / 418-2555
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Washington, D.C. 20554



DA 11-1361

August 5, 2011

PUBLIC SAFETY AND HOMELAND SECURITY BUREAU ANNOUNCES

REGION 55 (NEW YORK BUFFALO) PUBLIC SAFETY REGIONAL PLANNING

COMMITTEES TO HOLD 700 MHZ REGIONAL PUBLIC SAFETY PLANNING AND

800 MHZ NPSPAC REGIONAL PUBLIC SAFETY PLANNING MEETINGS

PR Docket No. 92-287

The Region 55 (New York Buffalo)1 Public Safety Regional Planning Committees (RPCs) will
hold two consecutive planning meetings on Wednesday, August 17, 2011. Beginning at 11:00 a.m., the
700 MHz Public Safety RPC will convene at the Monroe County Public Safety Training Facility, 1190
Scottsville Road, Rochester, New York.
The agenda for the 700 MHz meeting includes:

Review and approval of the August 17, 2011 Meeting Agenda

Review and approval of the June 15, 2011 Meeting Report

Interoperability (SIEC Reports)
o New York State Department of Homeland Security Emergency Services-OIEC
Representative

Old Business
o Review and approval of the February 14, 2011 Meeting Report
o Window #5 April 2011 Technical Subcommittee Report
o Ontario County application

New business and opportunity for comments

Schedule next meeting

Adjourn
Immediately following the 700 MHz Public Safety RPC meeting, the 800 MHz Public Safety
RPC will convene at the same location.
The agenda for the 800 MHz meeting includes:

Review and approval of the August 17, 2011 Meeting Agenda

Review and approval of the June 15, 2011 Meeting Report

Old business

Review of open action items
o Review and approval of the February 14, 2011 Meeting Report
o Region 55 ICALL/ITAC comment submission (Peter Stritzinger)

1 The Region 55 (New York Buffalo) area includes the counties of Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Chemung,
Erie, Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Niagara, Ontario, Orleans, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Wayne, Wyoming, and
Yates.

o Update on 800 MHz Plan Revision Working Group (Peter Stritzinger)
o Update on Wave 4 Rebanding
o Window 7 Opening

New business and opportunity for comments
o International interoperability licensing issues

Schedule next meeting

Adjourn
Both Region 55 Public Safety RPCs' meetings are open to the public. All eligible public safety
providers in Region 55 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 55 should plan to attend. For further information, please
contact:
Steven C. Sharpe, Chairman
700 MHz and 800 MHz Public Safety Regional Planning Committees
Genesee County
Director of Emergency Communications
165 Park Road
Batavia, New York 14020
(585) 345-3000, Ext. 3400
ssharpe@co.genesee.ny.us
Peter Stritzinger, Vice Chairman
Orleans County
Radio System Manager - Emergency Management
14064 West County House Road
Albion, New York 14411
(585) 589-4414
ocradio@orleansny.com
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