Charley Bryson’s First Responder News, March 27, 2015

As a continuing reminder to all 700 MHz Regional Planning Committees, FCC 14-172 requires the revision of RPC 700 MHz channel plans with submissions to the Commission’s Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau by June 2, 2015.

PSHSB AND WTB ANNOUNCE COMMENT AND REPLY COMMENT DATES FOR NPRM SEEKING COMMENT ON CREATION OF 800 MHZ INTERSTITIAL 12.5 KHZ CHANNELS IN THE 800 MHZ BAND BETWEEN 809-817/854-862 MHZ. (DA No.  15-370). (Dkt No 15-32 ). Comments Due:  05/11/2015. Reply Comments Due:  05/26/2015.  PSHSB WTB . Contact:  John Evanoff at (202) 418-0848, email: John.Evanoff@fcc.gov or Rodney Conway at (202) 418-2904, email: Rodney.Conway@fcc.gov

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ICOM AMERICA, INC.   Denied the Waiver Request. Action by:  Deputy Chief, Mobility Division, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau. Adopted:  03/24/2015 by ORDER. (DA No. 15-371).  WTB https://apps.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/DA-15-371A1.docx

FCC AND FDA ANNOUNCE AGENDA FOR JOINT WORKSHOP ON MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION AND WIRELESS TEST BEDS. (DA No.  15-340)  Chairman Tom Wheeler and Commissioner Mignon Clyburn of the FCC, and Dr. William Maisel, Deputy Director, Center for Devices and Radiological Health, FDA, will address workshop participants.  OGC . News Media Contact: Katie Gorscak at (202) 418-2156, email: Katie.Gorscak@fcc.gov

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WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU SEEKS COMMENT ON REQUEST FOR WAIVER OF PART 80 POWER LIMITS FOR COUNTY OF COLUMBIA, NEW YORK LAND MOBILE RADIO OPERATIONS ON MARITIME FREQUENCIES. (DA No.  15-363). (Dkt No 15-72 ). Comments Due:  04/22/2015. Reply Comments Due:  05/08/2015.  WTB  https://apps.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/DA-15-363A1.docx

TRAVELERS’ INFORMATION STATIONS.   Reaffirmed and clarified that TIS licensees may integrate weather broadcasts into TIS feeds during times of hazardous conditions.  The Report and Order adopts new filtering rules and procedures. by Order on Reconsideration. (Dkt No.  RM-11514 09-19 RM-11531 ). Action by:  the Commission. Adopted:  03/25/2015 by R&O. (FCC No. 15-37).  PSHSB https://apps.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/FCC-15-37A1.docx

Courtesy Charley Bryson’s First Responder News