The latest news about Public Safety Communications and 9-1-1

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NEWS BREAK – The Latest News to keep you current

March 29, 2024

Federal Communications Commission

FCC Lists Public Safety Agencies Without Email Contacts.  Agencies missing an Email contact will not receive FCC renewal or other licensing notices.  YOU COULD LOOSE YOUR LICENSE!

Check here for the list of agencies missing their Email contacts: CA Public Safety Licensees Without Contact Email Addresses

March 22, 2024

APCO International

APCO and NENA Meet with U.S. Speaker of the House and Other Elected Officials

February 29, 2024

FirstNet Report

February 22, 2024 FirstNet Network Outage Report

Letter From Jim Bugel to FirstNet Customers 02_28_24

February 29, 2024

APCO International

APCO Seeks Working Group Members to Create a New Operational Standard for Remote Support

February 27, 2024

CA Medal of Valor Ceremony

2024 California Governor’s Medal of Valor Awards: 2024 Medal of Valor Ceremony Video

February 8, 2024

NPA 357 and 559 All-Services Overlay (California)

The North American Numbering Plan Administrator (NANPA) releases new Plan approved by the California Public Utilities Commission.

NANPA Planning Letter 624

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The 2024 Annual California APCO State Conference will be held on October 1-3, 2024 at the Hyatt Regency Orange County, 11999 Harbor Blvd., Garden Grove, CA.

52 Professional Development training sessions, P.O.S.T. training, Keynote Speakers, visit over 75 Exhibitors for 2 days on the Exhibits Floor, and attend our “Evening With The Stars” social event on Wednesday evening by the pool.

Visit for more information and to register to attend.

2024 Annual California APCO State Conference – Call For Papers

The Call for Papers is now open to submit your proposed training session for the 2024 Annual California State Conference on October 1-3, 2024. Download the Call for Papers submission form here: 2024 CA APCO Call For Papers

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