National Public Safety Telecommunications Council
People and Vehicles : Firefighter, Policeman, Police cruiser, Ambulance
Vehicles : Fire truck, Ambulance, Police boat
People : Policemen
Towers : Towers on a ridge
Computers : monitor array
Common Channel Naming Working Group
NCC/NPSTC Standard Channel Nomenclature for the Public Safety Interoperability Channels
In early 2015, the NPSTC Governing Board asked the Common Channel Naming Task Group to reconvene as the Common Channel Working Group to update the Standard Channel Nomenclature for the Public Safety Interoperability Channels ANSI Standard.  The resulting updated document has gone through the review and comment period and is now awaiting approval as an updated ANSI standard.
NPSTC Intrastate Channel Naming Practice Document
The NPSTC Intrastate Channel Naming Practice is a companion document to the ANSI Standard.  The purpose of this Practice is to provide a common system for naming the interoperability channels used regionally and statewide by local, regional, tribal, state, and federal agencies throughout the State of [State].  The scope of this Practice includes first responders and other authorized users.  It applies to all voice communications channels designated by [State] agencies for interoperability purposes.  It does not apply to local/state interoperability channels designated nationally by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) or to federal agency channels designated nationally by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA).  The document was approved by the NPSTC Governing Board on June 13, 2016.
Common Naming Task Group
Channel Naming Report Revisions
700 MHz Changes Addendum
Standard Channel Nomenclature
Candidate APCO/NPSTC ANS 1.104.1-200x: Standard Channel Nomenclature for the Public Safety Interoperability Channels
Channel Naming History
Channel Naming
 
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