PSHSB Region 54 (Southern Lake Michigan) 700 MHz and 800 MHz Meetings
Federal Communications Commission
News media information 202 / 418-0500
Washington, D.C. 20554TTY 202 / 418-2555
October 22, 2012
PUBLIC SAFETY AND HOMELAND SECURITY BUREAU ANNOUNCES
REGION 54 (SOUTHERN LAKE MICHIGAN) PUBLIC SAFETY REGIONAL PLANNING
COMMITTEES TO HOLD 700 MHZ AND 800 MHZ MEETINGS
General Docket No. 91-228The Region 54 (Southern Lake Michigan)1 Public Safety Regional Planning Committees (RPCs)
will hold two consecutive planning meetings on Tuesday, November 13, 2012. Beginning at 1:00 p.m.,
the 800 MHz Public Safety RPC will convene at the Grundy County Emergency Management Agency,
1320 Union Street, Morris, Illinois.
The purpose of the meetings is to review pending 800 MHz and 700 MHz applications, address
outstanding issues, and to discuss the status of the 700 MHz plan.
Both Region 54 Public Safety RPC meetings are open to the public. All eligible public safety
providers in Region 54 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 54 should plan to attend. For further information,
1 The Region 54 (Southern Lake Michigan) 700 MHz RPC encompasses counties in three states bordering Lake
Michigan: Winnebago, McHenry, Cook, Kane, Kendall, Grundy, Boone, Lake, DuPage, DeKalb, Will, and
Kankakee Counties, Illinois; Lake, LaPorte, Jasper, Starke, St. Joseph, Porter, Newton, Pulaski, Marshall, and Elkart
Counties, Indiana; and Kenosha, Milwaukee, Washington, Dodge, Walworth, Jefferson, Racine, Rock, Walworth,
Washington, and Waukesha Counties, Wisconsin. The Region 54 (Southern Lake Michigan) 800 MHz NPSPAC
RPC includes the Michigan counties of Kent, Van Buren, Kalamazoo, Barry, Muskegon, Allegan, Berrien, Cass, and
St. Joseph, in addition to all of the above-mentioned Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin counties.
Secretary, Region 54 700 MHz RPC
Vice-chair, Region 54 800 MHz RPC
Grundy County ETSB (911)
111 East Illinois Avenue
Morris, Illinois 60450
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