NFPA 1221 – Standard for the Installation, Maintenance, and Use of Emergency Services Communications Systems is open for Public Comment

The Second Draft of the 2019 edition of the Standard for the Installation, Maintenance, and Use of Emergency Services Communications Systems is open for public comment from now until May 10th, 2017. This standard covers the installation, performance, operation, and maintenance of public emergency services communications systems and facilities for […]

Are you a member of APCO? If not, find out why you should be…

The Association of Public Safety Communications Officials (APCO) is an organization defined by and driven to serve the needs of Public Safety Communications professionals. From protecting frequencies to promoting professional standards and training, the Northern California Chapter of APCO provides value to members, agencies, and their communities.


2017 APCO Western Regional Conference In just a few short weeks, the 2017 APCO Western Regional Conference, hosted by the CPRA Chapter of APCO International will kick off at the Ontario Convention Center in Ontario, California, on April 10-13, 2017. We have a great lineup of presenters and exhibitors. Check […]

Should I attend WRC 2017 in Ontario CA?

Should I Attend the APCO WRC? YES! Are You Attending the 2017 APCO WRC? If you are, GREAT, I will see you there. If you haven’t registered yet, here are some reasons why you should be attending. Every year the Western Region Chapters of APCO International work hard to provide […]

Wounded Warriors Amputee Softball Game

Mark Your Calendars! May 6th – Wounded Warriors vs. Sacramento All Stars SAFE Credit Union along with Aerojet and the River Cats host a softball game where local “celebrities” play against the veterans who are amputees and travel around the US to highlight their motto, “Life without Limits”.  The game […]

APCO/NPSTC Interop Channel Naming 2017

APCO has released their NPSTC Standard Channel Nomenclature for the Public Safety Interoperabilty Channels. The 2017 update provides standard nomenclature for FCC and NTIA-designated nationwide interoperability channels used for public safety voice communications. The public safety community uses spectrum allocated by the FCC and NTIA in multiple bands that is […]