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Released: April 17, 2012

PUBLIC NOTICE

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DA 12-XXXX

April __, 2012

PUBLIC SAFETY AND HOMELAND SECURITY BUREAU ANNOUNCES

REGION 28 (DELAWARE, EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, AND SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY

AREA) PUBLIC SAFETY REGIONAL PLANNING COMMITTEES TO HOLD

700 MHZ AND 800 MHZ NPSPAC MEETINGS

PR Docket No. 92-287

The Region 28 (Delaware, Eastern Pennsylvania, and Southern New Jersey Area) Public Safety
Regional Planning Committees (RPCs)1 will hold two planning meetings on Tuesday, May 8, 2012.
Beginning at 10:00 a.m., the 800 MHz NPSPAC RPC will convene at the Delaware River and Bay
Authority Police Department, Delaware Memorial Bridge Toll Plaza, Julia Building, 2nd Floor Training
Room, 2162 New Castle Avenue, Castle, Delaware.2
The agenda for the 800 MHz meeting includes:
· Call to Order
· Chairman’s Report (Mark Grubb)
· Vice-Chairman’s Report (Jay Groce)
· Secretary’s Report (Judith Bracken)
· Technical Committee Report (Jay Groce)
· Update on rebanding progress
· Old business (Open)
· New business (Open)
· Next meeting scheduled for July 10, 2012
Immediately following the 800 MHz Public Safety RPC meeting, the 700 MHz Public Safety
RPC will convene at the same location.
The agenda for the 700 MHz meeting includes:
· Call to Order
· Chairman’s Report (Mark Grubb)
· Vice Chairman’s Report (Sean Petty)

1 The Region 28 (Delaware, Eastern Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey) regional planning area includes the entire
state of Delaware, the Pennsylvania counties of Berks, Bradford, Bucks, Carbon, Chester, Columbia, Dauphin,
Delaware, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, Monroe, Montgomery, Montour,
Northampton, Northumberland, Philadelphia, Pike, Schuylkill, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Wayne, Wyoming,
and York, and the Southern New Jersey counties of Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland,
Gloucester, Ocean, and Salem.
2 The Delaware River and Bay Authority Toll Plaza resides on the Delaware side of the Delaware Memorial Bridge
and the Delaware 9 (New Castle Avenue) cloverleaf interchange.

· Secretary’s Report (Jody Nestor)
· Technical Committee Report
· Interoperability and State Interoperability Executive Committee updates
· Opportunity for open discussion
· New business (Open)
· Next meeting scheduled for July 10, 2012
Both Region 28 Public Safety RPC meetings are open to the public. All eligible public safety
providers in Region 28 may utilize these frequencies. To ensure that RPC meetings consider each
agency’s future spectrum needs in the allocation process, it is essential that eligible public safety agencies
in all areas of government, including state, municipality, county, and Native American Tribal be
represented. 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 and 800 MHz bands within Region 28 should plan to attend. For further information, please
contact:
Mark A. Grubb, Chairman
Region 28 700 MHz and 800 MHz Public Safety RPCs
State of Delaware Division of Communications
3050 Upper King Road
Dover, Delaware 19904
(302) 739-4207
mark.grubb@state.de.us
Jay Groce, Vice Chairman
Region 28 800 MHz Public Safety RPC
Chester County Department of Emergency Services
601 Westtown Road
West Chester, Pennsylvania 19382
(610) 344-05084
mgroce@chesco.org
Sean Petty, Vice Chairman
Region 28 700 MHz Public Safety RPC
Mission Critical Partners, Inc.
200 Innovation Blvd.
State College, PA 16803
(888) 862-7911
seanpetty@mcp911.com
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