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ERCES Systems, the AHJ, FCC and Industry Working Together - 2hr

  • April 04, 2023
  • 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Boca Raton Fire Rescue, 6500 Congress Ave., Boca Raton, Fl 33487
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  • This program is free for members

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Florida Fire Marshals and Inspectors Association Presents

ERCES Systems, the AHJ, FCC and Industry Working Together

Instructor: Robert Harrison, Business Development Director, Stellar Communications 

(1 Contact hours approved for Fire Code Administrator, Fire Instructor and Fire Safety Inspector)

This course will cover the installation of Emergency Responder Communication Enhancement Systems (ERCES).  Topics to be covered include: Cooperation with the FCC Licensee, FCC Licensing, Local Government and the FCC Licensee, FCC Licensee and ERCES Testing, permitting and inspection, FCC Licensee and Fire officials, Commissioning and acceptance testing.  In PART II we will cover: When does a building REALLY require a BDA, New Construction during the permitting stage and early construction, New Construction near completion, completed new construction and existing buildings.  In the las part we will cover: Determining radio coverage, DAQ - Delivered Audio Quality, DAQ Testing Methods, RSSI, Received Signal Strength Indication and NFPA 1221 (2016) VS. NFPA 72 (2013), When the RSSI is too Hot and RSSI Testing during ERCES commissioning.  

Click here for a copy of the FFMIA Guidance on In-Person Attendance.

Date: Tuesday April 4th, 2023

Time: 08:00 AM to 10:00 AM

Where: Boca Raton Fire Rescue
               6500 Congress Ave.
               Boca Raton, Fl 33487

Cost: Free for members of the FFMIA            

Not an FFMIA member? Complete the New Member application and pay the membership fee of $75.00 to be able to use the member rate.

Point of Contact:

Robert Harrison
Business Development Director 
Stellar Communications DBA. BDA Pro, LLC
3950 NW 120th Ave.
Coral Springs, FL 33065
Cell: (561) 501-8775
Office: (954) 323-1010 ext 110


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