800 MHz Rebanding Mexican Border Mexican border band

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800 MHz Rebanding • Mexican Border – Mexican border band plan remains unresolved –

800 MHz Rebanding • Mexican Border – Mexican border band plan remains unresolved – Negotiations extended until April 1, 2009 – Freeze extended until May 13, 2009 • FCC began accepting applications for first 20 Nextel Vacated Spectrum on January 28, 2009 NPSTC is a federation of organizations whose mission is to improve public safety communications and interoperability through collaborative leadership.

800 MHz Rebanding • 800 MHz Plan Modification for Regions in Non. Border Areas

800 MHz Rebanding • 800 MHz Plan Modification for Regions in Non. Border Areas (Waves 1 -3) – FCC established 2 plan amendment procedures • 1) Amendments that are Rebanding Related Only (Shifting frequencies down 15 MHz) – No adjacent Region concurrence required – Amendments must be filed by April 13, 2009 – Expedited FCC review - will not be put on Public Notice • 2) Additional amendments to the Plan (Changing frequency allocations/allotments, technical parameters, application filing procedures) – Adjacent Region concurrence IS required – Must notify FCC by April 13; File amendment by June 10 – Normal FCC review process – Amendments must include a cover letter signed by the RPC chair and referencing the original docket # NPSTC is a federation of organizations whose mission is to improve public safety communications and interoperability through collaborative leadership.

DTV Transition Extended • On February 4 th, Congress passed a bill to extend

DTV Transition Extended • On February 4 th, Congress passed a bill to extend the DTV transition deadline from February 17 to June 12 • Not yet signed by President (as of 2/9/2009) • Many stations have already moved – For 66 TV/DTV transmitters in continental US affecting PS spectrum, as of 2/6/2009 • 6 stations are already ‘silent’ • At least 1 other station is operating at reduced ERP • 6 more stations filed applications to go ‘silent’ on 2/17/2009 – These stations must confirm status by midnight on 2/9/2009 • PS must protect co- and adjacent channel full-power TV & DTV stations that continue to operate after Feb 17 th until June 12 th, or earlier termination NPSTC is a federation of organizations whose mission is to improve public safety communications and interoperability through collaborative leadership.

700 MHz • 13 Plans are Approved • Three 700 MHz Regional Plans approved

700 MHz • 13 Plans are Approved • Three 700 MHz Regional Plans approved since November – Region 1 (Alabama) – Region 7 (Colorado) – Region 51 (Texas-Houston) • 17 Plans Pending; Six filed since November – – – Region 54 (Chicago area) Region 33 (Ohio) Region 6 (Northern California) Region 10 (Georgia) Region 13 (Illinois) Region 28 (E. PA/S. NJ) NPSTC is a federation of organizations whose mission is to improve public safety communications and interoperability through collaborative leadership.

700 MHz RPC Status Active Regions NPSTC is a federation of organizations whose mission

700 MHz RPC Status Active Regions NPSTC is a federation of organizations whose mission is to improve public safety communications and interoperability through collaborative leadership.