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Friday, July 5, 2019

We hope you had a safe and happy 4th of July!


APCO 2019 offers 100+ educational sessions with up to 21 possible CEUs, a tradeshow with over 280 exhibitors and the opportunity to network with more than 5,600 of your peers. Register by midnight ET on July 12 and take advantage of our early bird rates.

Don't Forget to Book Your Hotel Room
APCO has negotiated special rates for conference attendees at various Baltimore hotels. Deadline to book rooms with the special APCO rates is July 12. Book your hotel room


Adding to its Part 90 frequency coordination, engineering and licensing services, APCO will now offer full turnkey microwave services including engineering, licensing, project management and deployment. 

The services will include design, project management and implementation of:

  • Licensed point-to-point backhaul (6-80 GHz)
  • Unlicensed point-to-point backhaul (2.4, 5.8 GHz)
  • 4.9 GHz point-to-point, point-to-multipoint, mesh, Wi-Fi hotspots and mobile network systems

Learn more at

Comtech Safety & Security Technologies
Hexagon Corporate Marketing
Industry News
Southeast Emergency Communications, Illinois, will be recognized during the Food for Thought Luncheon taking place as part of APCO’s 85th Annual Conference & Expo, in Baltimore, MD, August 11-14, 2019. 
Fremont Tribune
Fremont/Dodge County 911 (Nebraska) purchased the simulator with help from funding by local businesses.
Gallipolis Daily Tribune
One-quarter percent of the sales tax is designated to the Gallia communications center and must be approved by voters every five years to continue funding the 9-1-1 system.
Following a recent merger study, county representatives said that a merger might be on the table "down the road" but that the focus now was on improvements, including the addition of new positions. 
State Scoop
The Washington, D.C., sponsored contest called DCx is expected to bring new mobile technology that benefits police, fire and emergency medical services and the public health department.
Urgent Communications
The city and AT&T said the use of 4,500 devices on the emergency network will be the most comprehensive adoption to date by any jurisdiction in the country. The move extends beyond emergency services personnel in anticipation of a citywide response in the event of an earthquake.
Avtec Inc.
The Suburban Times                                                                                                   
The new governance structure will give South Sound 911 a more substantive and self-sufficient organizational status, including control over construction of a new public safety communications center.
Trib Live
The county employs more than 200 personnel in 9-1-1 operations who have been installed in a new 67,000-square-foot center.
The Enterprise           
Officials say technology upgrades will be possible as the communities pool their resources.
Digital Voice Systems, Inc ( DVSI)
The Press Democrat                                                                                               
The 9-1-1 supervisor’s quick thinking saved numerous lives during the disaster as calls flooded the emergency communications center.
The Kent County Daily Times
The town council approved a proposal to move fire dispatch into a new police and human services complex, saying it will result in operational savings and improved public safety. Technology upgrades, including a new CAD system, are next on the agenda.
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