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PSC eNews Weekly
Friday, July 06, 2018
Today, APCO filed detailed comments with the Federal Communications Commission regarding dedicated public safety spectrum in the 4.9 GHz band. This spectrum, which is uniquely suited for localized mobile broadband communications, was originally allocated to ensure public safety enjoys maximum access to emerging broadband technologies. APCO urged the Commission to take immediate steps long-recommended by APCO and others to provide public safety with the confidence that communications will be reliable and free from interference. APCO also made clear that the band should be preserved for public safety, and not reallocated for commercial use. Read APCO’s comments.
 
Today is the last day to get the early registration discount rate for APCO 2018! Don't miss out on the networking opportunities,  comprehensive expo, high quality sessions and speakers all cultivated to give you the tools you need to make this conference the best yet. Register now!

Housing Closes Today, Too!
Right after you finish registering, be sure to book your room. APCO has negotiated special rates for attendees at The Venetian-Palazzo, but they are only good until midnight tonight!
 
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Denesha Lemons Miller has been in public safety for over 12 years. She began her career with the Volusia County Sheriff's Office as a 9-1-1 call taker and then served as a law enforcement dispatcher, communications training officer (CTO) and assistant supervisor before becoming cross trained in Fire/EMS dispatching. She spent several years as a supervisor before being re-assigned to a communications training coordinator position. As the Communications Training Coordinator, she worked with the State of Florida to achieve Florida Public Safety Telecommunicator Certification for her agency. She also served on a committee to review and revise the Florida State PST course curriculum and on the APCO Florida Training Committee. She is a certified individual and group critical incident stress debriefer. Denesha enjoys attending and volunteering at chapter and APCO International conferences.

Denesha is married and enjoys travel and hiking the beautiful state of Colorado. She truly loves training in public safety and can’t imagine doing anything else.
 
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APCO International is seeking comments on a Candidate American National Standard (ANS) 1.108.1-201x that addresses minimum operational standards for use of TTY/TDD or similar devices in the public safety communications center.
 
Inside Nova Emergency Communications Technicians Morgan Turner and Leah Schaeffer were awarded the Arlington Chamber of Commerce’s Life-Saving Award.
 
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Fox 13 The public safety telecommunicator pinpointed the remote location even though the caller didn’t know where he was.
 
Endgadget One outage lasted five hours and affected 12,600 people. The second lasted over 45 minutes prevented 2,600 9-1-1 calls from going through. AT&T says it has taken action to avoid future outages.
 
 
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