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Released: April 17, 2012

PUBLIC NOTICE

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DA 12-613

April 17, 2012

PUBLIC SAFETY AND HOMELAND SECURITY BUREAU ANNOUNCES

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

PLANNING COMMITTEES TO HOLD 700 MHZ AND 800 MHZ NPSPAC

REGIONAL PLANNING 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 and
times:

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

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

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

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

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Rockland County Fire Training Center
35 Firemens 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. 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.

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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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