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Released: April 4, 2012

PUBLIC NOTICE

Federal Communications Commission

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Washington, D.C. 20554



DA 12-540

April 4, 2012

PUBLIC SAFETY AND HOMELAND SECURITY BUREAU ANNOUNCES

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

TO HOLD 800 MHZ NPSPAC PLANNING MEETING

PR Docket No. 91-199

The Region 51 (Texas-Houston)1 800 MHz Public Safety Regional Planning Committee (RPC)
will hold its next meeting on Wednesday, April 18, 2012, from 9:00 a.m. to 10 a.m., at the Texas
Department of Public Safety, Region II Headquarters, 12230 West Road (at Highway 290), Houston,
Texas.
The agenda for the 800 MHz meeting includes:
§
Call to Order (Chairman Douglas Frankhouser)
§
Introduction of attendees and completion and/or verification of attendee information sheet
§
City of Houston 700 MHz Digital Conventional Mutual Aid application review
o Presentation
o Recommendation by Frequency Review Committee (John Chaney)
o Discussion
o Vote
§
Discuss regional issues/projects/updates/meetings/grants
§
New Business
§
Adjourn
A copy of the approved Region 51 700 and 800 MHz plans is located on the Region’s web page
at http://www.region51.hctx.net. In addition, 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/.
The Region 51 Public Safety 800 MHz NPSPAC meeting is open to the public. 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

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.

the 800 MHz band within Region 51 should plan to attend. For further information, please contact:
Douglas Frankhouser, Chairman
Region 51 700, 800 MHz Public Safety RPCs
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 RPCs
Harris County ITC
2500 Texas Avenue
Houston, Texas 77003
(713) 755-5998
craig.bernard@itc.hctx.net
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