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Region 35 (Oregon) RPCs to Hold Meetings July 31, 2014

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Released: July 7, 2014


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DA 14-968

July 7, 2014




PR Docket No. 92-269

The Region 35 (Oregon)1 Public Safety Regional Planning Committees (RPCs) will hold two

planning meetings on Thursday, July 31, 2014 from 10 a.m. until 12 noon at the Oregon Department of

Transportation, Wireless Communications Section Conference Room, 455 Airport Road, SE, Building C,

Salem, Oregon.2

The agenda for the 700 MHz meeting includes:

Opening introductions and facility logistics

Approval of meeting minutes

State of Oregon – The State will present a request for General Use frequencies to be used in a

wide area trunked radio system that is presently under construction.

Our plan is to present

exhibits fulfilling the requirements for application for use of the frequencies and to gain

Region 35 700 MHz RPC approval.

Linn/Benton County 700 MHz expansion to add equipment at Lane County’s Prairie Peak


Open discussion on 700 MHz updates and concerns


Immediately following the 700 MHz Public Safety RPC meeting, the 800 MHz Public Safety

RPC meeting will convene at the same location.

The agenda for the 800 MHz meeting includes:

Opening introductions

1 The Region 35 (Oregon) 700 MHz and 800 MHz NPSPAC regional planning area consists of the entire state of


2 DIRECTIONS: Take I-5 Exit 253 and head west on Mission Street staying in the right lane.

In .8 miles from the I-

5 freeway turn right on to Airport Road.

Travel .6 miles toward State Street and turn left into the Oregon Dept. of

Transportation compound just before coming to State Street. The conference room is in the center of Building C

which is the building next to the radio tower that is visible when entering the compound.


Approval of meeting minutes

700 MHz/800 MHz Interoperability Repeaters – Request from Region 43 (Washington State)

to update lists of 700 and 800 MHz conventional interoperability repeater locations along the

Oregon-Washington border that were approved by Region 43, to indicate whether or not

these repeaters were placed in service.


Both Region 35 700 and 800 MHz Public Safety RPC meetings are open to the public. All

eligible public safety providers in Region 35 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 the planning for the use of public safety spectrum

in the 700 MHz and 800 MHz bands within Region 35 should plan to attend. For further information,

please contact:

Joe Kuran, Chairman

Region 35 700 MHz Public Safety RPC

Technical Systems Manager

Washington County Consolidated Communications Agency

P.O. Box 6375

Beaverton, Oregon 97007

(503) 939-6736

Wayne Siver, Chairman

Region 35 800 MHz Public Safety RPC

Wireless Communications Unit Manager

Oregon Department of Corrections

3601 State Street N.E.

Salem, Oregon 97301

(503) 378-8104

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