Why RPCs are essential

November 2011
Urgent Communications;Nov2011, Vol. 29 Issue 11, p12
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The author reflects on the importance of regional planning councils (RPC) in the U.S. He shares that RPCs, operating independently from other frequency coordinators approved by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), has the authority to coordinate the general-use spectrum between 769-775 and 799-805 megahertz (MHz). He cites the RPC's task of providing local spectrum access to public-safety agencies through its public-safety volunteers.


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