Commission Approves LA-RICS Waiver

September 28, 2016–The FCC’s Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau today approved a waiver request submitted by Los Angeles County “to extend the construction completion date for 77 UHF … licenses that are to be integrated into the Los Angeles Regional Interoperable Communications System (LA-RICS). The County requests that the construction period for these licenses be extended until December 2018. For the reasons discussed below, we grant the County’s waiver request and extend the construction completion date until December 31, 2018.” The licenses are for T-band spectrum. The current deadline is Dec. 31 of this year.