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Released: May 15, 2012

PUBLIC NOTICE

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DA 12-766

May 15, 2012

PUBLIC SAFETY AND HOMELAND SECURITY BUREAU ANNOUNCES

REGION 50 (TEXAS-EL PASO) PUBLIC SAFETY REGIONAL PLANNING COMMITTEE

TO HOLD 700 MHZ MEETINGS

The Region 50 (Texas-El Paso)1 700 MHz Public Safety Regional Planning Committee (RPC)
will hold its next three meetings via WebEx beginning on June 20, 2012, July 17, 2012, and August 21,
2012. Each RPC meeting will convene online at 1:30 p.m. Central time.
The preliminary agenda for the meetings include:
§ Welcome
§ Texas Reports
§ Call to order
§ Roll call and introductions
§ Approval of agenda
§ Review and approve previous meeting minutes
§ Discussion of Plan and Appendices
§ Old Business
o
Register at www.NIIX.org for future Region 50 meeting notifications, WebEx meeting
instructions, and document review and other Region 50 business
o
Plan submittal timeline – target date October 1, 2012
§ New Business
o
CAPRAD demonstration
§ Opportunity for comments
§ Next meetings scheduled:
o
July 20, 2012 – WebEx
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August 21, 2012 – WebEx
o
September 18, 2012 – San Angelo
§ Adjourn
WebEx Conference Bridge Information for the June 20, 2012 700 MHz RPC meeting:
Date: Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Time: 1:30 pm, Central Daylight Time (Chicago, GMT-05:00)
Meeting Number: 627 546 005
Meeting Password: (This meeting does not require a password.)

1 Region 50 consists of Andrews, Borden, Brewster, Brown, Callahan, Coke, Coleman, Comanche, Concho, Crane,
Crockett, Culberson, Dawson, Eastland, Ector, El Paso, Fisher, Gaines, Glasscock, Haskell, Howard, Hudspeth,
Iron, Jeff Davis, Jones, Kent, Kimble, Know, Loving, Martin, Mason, McCulloch, Menard, Midland, Mitchell,
Nolan, Pecos, Presidio, Reagan, Reeves, Runnels, Schleicher, Scurry, Shackelford, Stephens, Sterling, Stonewall,
Sutton, Taylor, Terrell, Throckmorton, Tom Green, Upton, Ward, and Winkler Counties.

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To participate in the online meeting, go to
https://txdpsoncall.webex.com/txdpsoncall/j.php?ED=199269457&UID=1351290092&RT=MiM3
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If requested, enter your name and email address.
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If a password is required, enter the meeting password: (This meeting does not require a password.)
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Click "Join" and follow the instructions that appear on your screen.
Audio Conference Information:
To receive a call back, provide your phone number when you join the meeting, or call the number
below and enter the access code. Call-in toll-free number (US/Canada): 1-877-668-4493
Call-in toll number (US/Canada): +1-408-600-3600, Access code: 627 546 005
WebEx instructions for all future Region 50 meetings will be sent approximately 30 days prior to the
meeting date.
The Region 50 700 MHz Public Safety RPC meetings are open to the public. All eligible public
safety providers in Region 50 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 band within Region 50 should plan to attend. Please send your participation confirmation
via email to carol.sutherland@dps.texas.gov. For further information, please contact:
Frank Mendez, Chairperson
Region 50 700 MHz Public Safety RPC
Telecommunications Manager
City of El Paso
(915) 771-1058
mendezf@elpasotexas.gov
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