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COVID-19 Chapter Meeting Cancelations

In an effort to help combat the spread of COVID-19 in our state, the board of the Northern California Chapter of APCO International has made the decision to cancel all in person memberships meetings through May, 2020. Please continue to check our website and calendar for updates on future meetings […]


APCO 2020/2021 Committee Signups

Are you looking for an opportunity to become more involved with APCO? APCO is looking for volunteers to serve on their many APCO International Committees for the coming 2020/2021 committee year. Please considering joining them for a webinar on Thursday, February 20th at 11:30am Eastern time zone / 8:30am Pacific time zone […]


President’s Message (January 2020)

Happy New Year Northern California APCO!! I want to start 2020 by saying THANK YOU! to all of you who have been so supportive and proactive in enhancing the Public Safety Community. Our Northern California APCO family of Emergency Communication Center Personnel, Radio Frequency Coordinators, IT Specialists and our invaluable […]


Fixed Wireless Communications Coalition Webinar

If your company supports, supplies, operates, or relies on 6 GHz Fixed Service (FS) wireless connections, there’s a proceeding before the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) you need to be paying attention to. The FCC’s proposal would permit unlicensed RLANs (think Wi-Fi and other similar devices) to operate in the 6 […]


CISA Releases NG911 Self-Assesment Tool

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) is pleased to announce the release of the Next Generation 911 (NG911) Self-Assessment Tool. The NG911 Self-Assessment Tool was developed by the SAFECOM and the National Council of Statewide Interoperability Coordinators (NCSWIC) NG911 working Group, with support from CISA and the National 911 […]


FCC T-Band Actions

The FCC today issued a notice (DA-19-1225A1) suspending the renewal of licenses for T-Band frequencies in accordance with the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012 (Spectrum Act). That legislation required the FCC to reallocate T-Band spectrum used by public safety licensees and “begin a system of […]


APCO Standards Development – PSC Technician

APCO International is currently accepting signups for the Standards Development Committee to develop Core Competencies and Minimum Training Standards for PSC Technicians. Visit the APCO Writing Group Signup Page to sign up before December 15, 2019 Getting involved in the APCO’s standards development process is an excellent way to take your […]


Constitution and Bylaws Amendments

The Constitution and Bylaws Committee has proposed the following resolutions to amend the Chapter Bylaws. These amendments were presented to the general membership on Thursday, November 14, 2019 at the Monthly Chapter Meeting held in San Rafael, California. The proposals were discussed, and feedback was provided to the committee. Due […]