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OEC Outreach Clips
As part of the Office of Emergency Communications' effort to share updates on the latest developments involving emergency communications, OEC provides a daily news clip service known as the OEC Outreach Clips. Each morning, the OEC team compiles links to the latest headlines about national trends in interoperability, developments in technology, and coverage on regional capabilities.
If interested in receiving these daily OEC Outreach Clips, please email OEC Outreach at: NCSWICGovernance@hq.dhs.gov
Download this informative 2-page brochure about WISCOM - Wisconsin's Interoperable System for Communications.
VHF P25 Mobile Radio Coverage
WISCOM will expand mobile radio coverage to 95% of the state.
Narrowbanding Guide for Public Safety Compliance
The International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) and the International Municipal Signal Association (IMSA) have put together this brochure to provide guidance to state and local public safety entities on requirements being imposed by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) that often are referred to as narrowbanding.
Current Statewide Plans
New to Interoperability issues? Need to implement current plans? Here's the most current statewide plans and policies:
Project 25 Unit ID Plan
Region 45 (Wisconsin) 700 MHz Plan
Region 45 800 MHz Plan (Amended)
Regional SCIP Implementation Councils
Local SCIP Participation Requirement
MARC Repeater ID Requirement
Narrowbanding of Mutual Aid Channels
National Interoperability Field Operations Guide (NIFOG)
The National Interoperability Field Operations Guide (NIFOG) is a technical reference for emergency communications planning and for radio technicians responsible for radios that will be used in disaster response. The NIFOG includes rules and regulations for use of nationwide and other interoperability channels, tables of frequencies and standard channel names, and other reference material, formatted as a pocket-sized guide for radio technicians to carry with them. A web-based copy is available at the following link:
The Communication Assets and Survey Mapping (CASM) tool that effectively analyzes public safety communications equipment data, identifies interoperability gaps in communications plans and enables collaboration on solutions for improvement. You must be a registered user to access CASM.
If you would like to view CASM information, start by contacting your regional coordinator for instructions. The administrator will submit a CASM registration form.