• Public Safety Waiver Request Comment Deadline
  • April 2, 2018 | Author: Wesley K. Wright
  • Law Firm: Keller and Heckman LLP - Washington Office
  • On Jan 12, 2018, Flint Hills Resources Pine Bend, LLC filed an application to license three UHF Public Safety Radio Pool channels in Minnesota, seeking a waiver of eligibility requirements. The Wireless Telecommunications Bureau released a Public Notice seeking comment regarding the waiver request. Flint Hills is a large oil refinery with two sites located in Minnesota. The refinery proposes three 450-470 MHz band Public Safety Pool channels at one location to ensure reliable coverage for purposes of plant safety and to relieve local fire departments from handling fire related issues at the refinery by maintaining their own fire crew. Comments are due by March 16, 2018 and Reply Comments are due by April 2, 2018.