APCO Attempts To Jump-start Phase II E911
- APCO Fights E911 Waiver. Carlson, Caron // Wireless Week;10/02/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 40, p22
Reports on the efforts of the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials-International (APCO) in fighting a waiver for the enhanced 911 location requirements given to VoiceStream Wireless by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Contention of the APCO on the FCC decision;...
- Public Safety Eyes DTV. // Wireless Week;09/13/99, Vol. 5 Issue 37, p1
Reports on the proposal made by the Association of Public-Safety Officials-Communications International (APCO) to the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regarding rules for digital signals. Warning of the APCO.
- APCO, FCC Sign MOU To Protect Land Mobile Communications. // Mobile Radio Technology;Oct98, Vol. 16 Issue 10, p57
Highlights the Memorandum of Understanding signed by the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials International and the United States Federal Communications Commission. Aim to protect technical and regulatory integrity of the land mobile communications environment; Protection of...
- APCO says digital-only rule will leave spectrum fallow. Weaver, Heather Forsgren // RCR;12/07/98, Vol. 17 Issue 49, p7
Reports that the United States Federal Communications Commission plan for public-safety digital-only operations in the 700MHz band will lead to unused spectrum for seven years according to the Association of Public Safety Communications Officials. Accreditation of the National Coordination...
- Public safety eases E-911 stance. Silva, Jeffrey // RCR Wireless News;7/28/2008, Vol. 27 Issue 23, p7
The article reports that public-safety groups object the 911 location accuracy standard proposed by federal regulators calling the rule as unworkable. The groups persuaded the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) that the guidelines should be relaxed. According to Willis Carter,...
- APCO is ready to fight TV lobby over frequencies. // RCR;11/24/97, Vol. 16 Issue 46, p4
Focuses on the opposition of the Association of Public Safety Communications Officials (APCO) Inc. to the US Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) plan to add digital television (DTV) channel allotments. Features of the FCC proposals; Projection of APCO to FCC's plans.
- E911 Roundtable. // GPS World;Apr2002, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p24
Focuses on the wireless location system integrator relating to enhanced 911 implementation in the U.S. Mandate of the Federal Communication to public safety answering operators for location for emergency calls; Deadline date of implemented mandate; Phases of enhanced 911 rules for carriers on...
- FCC allocates frequencies for vehicle monitoring. // Automatic I.D. News;May95, Vol. 11 Issue 5, p10
Reports that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has allocated the 902 to 928 MHz radio frequency bandwidth for electronic vehicle monitoring applications. Creation of a new service called Transportation Infrastructure Radio Services by the FCC to improve the transportation infrastructure.
- APCO Honors Emergency Workers. Vaughan, Allyson // Wireless Week;4/22/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 16, p19
Reports that the Association of Public Safety-Communications Officials-International Inc. (APCO) has recognized emergency response workers for their contribution in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in the U.S.. Remarks from Glen Nash, president of APCO; Actions taken by the association...