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Actual Cost Reconciliation (ACR) Fact Sheet Fact Sheet providing information on the ACR Process and clarifications on documentation requirements.
Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Fact Sheet Fact Sheet providing information about the ADR and Mediation Process.
Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Plan The ADR Plan sets forth the procedures to be followed by the TA in carrying out its dispute resolution functions.
APCO Mid-Winter Summit Presentation (02.13.07) Presentation from the APCO Mid-Winter Summit, February 2007.
Application Review Guidance Guidance for Public Safety licensees applying for new 800 MHz frequencies and locations, per the FCC’s 02.10.09 Public Notice (DA 09-212) on permanent licensing of new facilities in the non-border region NPSPAC band (806-809/851-854 MHz).
Authorized Request for Mediation Form See Mediation - Authorized Request for Mediation Form.

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Call Sign Checker See TA Call Sign Checker.
Canada Border Region Map Map outlining the U.S.-Canada Border Region areas involved in reconfiguration.
Change Notice Form Form to notify Sprint Nextel and the TA of changes to the scope, cost, or schedule of planning or reconfiguration implementation activities, subsequent to the execution of a PFA or FRA.
Change Notice Process Fact Sheet Fact Sheet providing information regarding the TA's Change Notice Process and Policies.
Channel Clearing Fact Sheet Fact Sheet providing information about the Channel Clearing Request Process Process.
Channel Clearing Request Form Form/template to assist licensees with the channel clearing request process.
Channel Clearing Request Form - Attachment A Form/template to assist licensees in providing supplimental information for staged implementation in the channel clearing request process.
Completion Checklist See Reconfiguration Completion Checklist.
Confidentiality Policy Describes the TA's confidentiality policy regarding 800 MHz rebanding licensees.
Cost Classification Policy Describes the TA's cost classification policy regarding 800 MHz rebanding licensees.
Cost Estimate (Schedule C) Form Template / Certified Request form for reconfiguration funding cost estimates.
Cost Estimate Guidelines Guidelines for preparing the Cost Estimate to request reconfiguration funding from Sprint Nextel.
Coverage Testing Fact Sheet Guidance on coverage testing methods.

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Documentation Template - Per Hour Per-hour time-reporting template for licensees to document actual costs that meets ACR requirements. Use of this form is recommended, but not required.
Documentation Template - Per Unit Per-unit reporting template for licensees to document actual costs that meets ACR requirements. Use of this form is recommended, but not required.

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Educational Reimbursement Policy See Reimbursement - Educational Reimbursement Policy.
EF Johnson Link to EF Johnson's website for rebanding resources.
Election Form - Expansion Band
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Form for Public Safety licensees currently operating in the Expansion Band that wish to remain in the Expansion Band.
Expansion Band Fact Sheet Guidance on reconfiguration in the expansion bands.

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FCC ULS Database The FCC's Universal Licensing System (ULS) License Search enables you to search for a wide range of licenses, including a basic search (by call sign, FRN, or name), advanced search, service specific, and specialized search options.
Fast Track Fact Sheet See Planning Funding Agreement (PFA) Fast Track Fact Sheet.
Filing Process - Special Temporary Authorizations (STA) See Special Temporary Authorization (STA) Filing Process.
FPR Fact Sheet: Canadian Border Region B/ILT/SMR Call Signs FPR information for Canadian Border Region B/ILT/SMR call signs related to exchanging their existing 800 MHz frequencies.
FPR Fact Sheet: Canadian Border Region Public Safety Call Signs FPR information that Canadian Border Region Public Safety Call Signs will receive related to exchanging their existing 800 MHz frequencies.
FPR Fact Sheet: Mexican Border Region FPR information that Mexican Border Region Call Signs will receive related to exchanging their existing 800 MHz frequencies.
FPR Fact Sheet: Non-NPSPAC Call Signs FPR information that Non-NPSPAC Call Signs will receive related to exchanging their existing 800 MHz frequencies.
FPR Fact Sheet: NPSPAC Call Signs FPR information that reconfiguring NPSPAC frequency call signs will receive related to exchanging their existing 800 MHz frequencies.
Frequency Checker See TA Frequency Checker.
Frequency Interference Checklist See TA Frequency Interference Checklist.
Frequency Presentation (MI, OH) TA presentation in Michigan (Region 21) and Ohio (Region 33) to discuss frequency reconfiguration and questionnaires for public safety licensees.
Frequency Presentation (NY) TA presentation in New York (Region 55 - Western NY; Region 30 - Eastern NY) to discuss frequency reconfiguration and questionnaires for public safety licensees.
Frequency Reconfiguration Agreement (FRA) Metrics Set of cost metrics that identify statistical measures of licensee reconfiguration implementation costs and rates, based on system size.
Funding Fact Sheet Quick reference aid with additional details and clarifications on the RFPF and Cost Estimate processes.
See also: Request for Planning Funding (RFPF).

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Guard Band Election Form Licensees with Channels 1-120 electing to relocate to the Guard Band should notify the TA of their election by completing and returning this form.

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Handbook See Reconfiguration Handbook

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Independence Management Plan See TA Independence Management Plan.
Interoperability Presentation - PSR 21 (MI) Interoperability and planning session for NPSPAC Region 21 - Michigan.
Implementation Plan - Regional Prioritization Plan - Summary (01.31.05) Executive Summary of the TA's Regional Prioritization Plan (RPP) for 800 MHz reconfiguration.
Implementation Plan and Timetable for U.S.-Canada Border Regions (10.01.08) Describes the TA's Implementation Plan and Timetable for 800 MHz reconfiguration in the U.S.-Canada Border Regions.
Implementation Plan - Regional Prioritization Plan (01.31.05) The TA's Regional Prioritization Plan (RPP) for 800 MHz reconfiguration.
Implementation Plan - RPP Modification (02.18.05) Modification to the TA's Regional Prioritization Plan (RPP) for 800 MHz reconfiguration.
Implementation Planning Session (IPS) Worksheet
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Worksheet to assist licensees in gathering relevant information before attending an IPS session.
Incumbent Labor Reimbursement Policy See Reimbursement - Incumbent Labor Reimbursement Policy.
Intermodulation Interference Studies Guidance Guidance for conducting Intermodulation (IM) interference studies to identify interference that may prevent post-reconfiguration operational comparability.
Interoperability Fact Sheet Guidance on mutual aid and interoperability to assist in operational continuity during system reconfiguration.
Invitation to Submit a Proposal See Standardized Bid Package (SBP) - Invitation to Submit a Proposal.
IPOC "Implementation Point of Contact."

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Labor Reimbursement Policy See Reimbursement - Incumbent Labor Reimbursement Policy.
LOE "Level of Effort." See Subscriber Equipment Deployment (SED) Instructions for context and information on LOE.

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Mediation - Authorized Request for Mediation Form
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Form which a vendor may request that the licensee complete, authorizing the vendor to initiate and participate in TA mediation on a licensee’s behalf.
Mediation - Request for Mediation Form
PDF or Word
Form for requesting the initiation of TA mediation.
Mediation - Request for the TA to Communicate with Sprint Nextel
PDF or Word
Form requesting the TA to communicate with Sprint Nextel.
Mediation - Waiver of Privilege and Confidentiality Form
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Form (completed by licensee and/or duly authorized officer or other representative) waiving any privilege from or other objection to disclosure of mediation communications by the TA to the FCC.
Mexico Border Region Reconfiguration Fact Sheet Guidance on preparing for reconfiguration for Mexico Border Region licensees.
Mexico Border Region - Reconfiguration Timetable See Reconfiguration Timetable - Mexico Border Region.
Monitoring Replacement Frequencies Guidance - Licensees Inside Sharing Zone Guidance for monitoring replacement frequencies for 800 MHz licensees within 110 kilometers (68.35 miles) of the U.S.-Mexico border (the "Sharing Zone").
Motorola Link to Motorola's website for rebanding resources.

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Overview Fact Sheet See Reconfiguration Overview Fact Sheet.

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Planning Funding Agreement (PFA) Fast Track Fact Sheet Fact Sheet reference aid for licensees wishing to pursue the PFA Fast Track option.
See also: Request for Planning Funding (RFPF) documents.
Planning Funding Metrics Cost metrics that identify typical licensee planning costs and rates in approved PFAs, based on system size.
Point of Contact (POC) Form
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Form necessary to facilitate receipt of important mailings from the TA regarding your license(s) and 800MHz Reconfiguration.
Preparing for Implementation Fact Sheet Guidance to assist licensees in initiating implementation.
Process Guide Checklist The TA's rebanding process guide and checklist, providing a high-level sequential overview of steps and forms necessary throughout rebanding stages.
Progress Reporting Fact Sheet Provides details on the progress information the TA may request to actively monitor, track, and report licensees’ implementation progress.
Proposals - Invitation to Submit a Proposal See Standardized Bid Package (SBP) - Invitation to Submit a Proposal.
Proposals - Request for Proposals See Standardized Bid Package (SBP) - Request for Proposals.
Puerto Rico Guard Band Election Form Puerto Rico licensees located in the Guard Band (816.5-817/861.5-862 MHz) that want to relocate from the Guard Band to the Interleaved Band or Expansion Band should complete and return this form.

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Rebanding Agreement Between Sprint Nextel and Vendor See Standardized Bid Package (SBP) - Rebanding Agreement Between Sprint Nextel and Vendor.
Reconfiguration Completion Checklist Checklist providing key milestones that must be completed before reconfiguration is considered to be "done."
Reconfiguration Handbook This handbook provides background information on 800 MHz reconfiguration and an overview of processes and resources.
Reconfiguration Overview Fact Sheet Overview Fact Sheet of the 800 MHz Reconfiguration Program.
Reconfiguration Timetable - Mexico Border Region Reconfiguration Timetable for Reconfiguration of the 800 MHz Band in the Sharing Zone and affected NPSPAC Regions along the U.S.-Mexico Border.
Regional Prioritization Plan (RPP) Map Map of Regional Prioritization Plan by Wave and Region.
Reimbursement - Educational Reimbursement Policy Describes the TA's educational reimbursement policy regarding 800 MHz rebanding licensees.
Reimbursement - Incumbent Labor Reimbursement Policy Describes the TA's incumbent labor reimbursement policy regarding 800 MHz rebanding.
Request for Mediation Forms See Mediation Forms.
Request for Planning Funding (RFPF) Instructions Provides guidance on documentation and tasks necessary for obtainining planning funding for reconfiguration.
See also: Funding Fact Sheet.
RFPF Checklist Checklist providing guidance for conducting an assessment of RFPF prior to submitting the RFPF documents to the TA.
RFPF Form Template to develop an RFPF and SOW. This template is required to meet TA review guidelines for submitted RFPFs and supporting documentation.
See also: Statement of Work (SOW) Template and Sample RFPF / SOW.
Request for Proposals See Standardized Bid Package (SBP) - Request for Proposals.
Request for the TA to Communicate with Sprint Nextel Form See Mediation - Request for the TA to Communicate with Sprint Nextel.
Request for Waiver Form and Instructions See Waiver Request Form and Instructions.
RPC Fact Sheet for Reconfiguration in the Canada Border Regions Fact Sheet providing guidance for Regional Planning Committees (RPCs) and licensees on 800 MHz plans, including plans in Canada Border Regions.
RSL "Retune Schedule Letter."

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Sample RFPF /SOW – Medium / Large System Example of a completed RFPF Form and supporting SOW for a fictional licensee reconfiguring a large/medium system.
See also: Statement of Work (SOW) Template.
Sample RFPF / SOW – Small System Example of a completed RFPF Form and supporting SOW for a fictional licensee reconfiguring a small system.
See also: Statement of Work (SOW) Template.
Schedule C Form See Cost Estimate (Schedule C) Form.
Special Temporary Authorization (STA) Fact Sheet Guidance for requesting applications for and the use of STAs during reconfiguration.
Special Temporary Authorization (STA) Filing Process Links to instructions for filing license applications on the FCC’s ULS webpage.
Standardized Bid Package (SBP) Instructions For Standardized Bid Package and Procedures for Municipal Licensees.
SBP - Invitation to Submit a Proposal For use when a licensee has pre-qualified a particular vendor and intends to award a sole source contract for reconfiguration services.
SBP - Rebanding Agreement Between Licensee and Vendor Licensee / Vendor contract, for use when Sprint Nextel will pay Vendor directly.
SBP - Request for Proposals For use when a licensee has decided to solicit competitive proposals in order to select a vendor to provide reconfiguration services.
Statement of Work (SOW) Template Template to develop a statement of the specific reconfiguration services that must be performed by the vendor for reconfiguration activities. SOW is a component of the TA's Standardized Bid Package (SOW).
See also: Request for Planning Funding (RFPF) and Sample RFPF / SOW.
Subscriber Equipment Deployment (SED) Instructions Provides guidance for submitting SED requests and forms.
Subscriber Equipment Deployment (SED) Request Form Template for commencing reconfiguration activites, including replacing/reprogramming subscriber equipment, prior to an FRA.
System Upgrade Fact Sheet Guidance on the TA's system upgrade policies.

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TA Call Sign Checker The Call Sign Checker will allow a non-EA based 800 MHz licensee to enter a call sign for a system (851 - 869 MHz) and retrieve a synopsis of all the frequencies with base station locations that may be affected by the 800 MHz reconfiguration.
TA Frequency Checker The Frequency Checker will allow a non-EA based 800 MHz licensee to enter a transmit frequency (806 - 824 MHz for mobile operations) (851 - 869 MHz for base station operations) and retrieve a synopsis on how that frequency may be affected by the 800 MHz reconfiguration.
TA Frequency Interference Checklist The Frequency Interference Checklist provides the procedures licensees should follow if they believe they are experiencing harmful interference after retuning to their replacement frequencies.
TA Independence Management Plan Plan to govern and assure the independence of the TA's decisionmaking process in the 800 MHz band reconfiguration project.

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U.S. Virgin Islands Election Form for Relocation to the Guard Band USVI licensees that want to relocate to the Guard Band should notify the TA of their election by completing and returning this form.
U.S. Virgin Islands Guard Band Election Form USVI licensees located in the Guard Band (816.5-817/861.5-862 MHz) that want to relocate from the Guard Band to the Interleaved Band or Expansion Band should complete and return this form.

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Vendor Selection See Standardized Bid Package (SBP) documents.
Voluntary Guard Band Election Form Licensees electing to relocate voluntarily to the Guard Band should notify the TA of their election by completing and returning this form.

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Waiver of Privilege and Confidentiality Form See Mediation - Waiver of Privilege and Confidentiality Form.
Waiver Request Form for Non-Border Licensees
PDF or Word
Form for non-border licensees to request a waiver of the June 26, 2008 deadline for completion of rebanding.
Waiver Request Form for Canadian Border Region Licensees
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Form for Canadian Border Region licensees to request a waiver of the April 14, 2011 deadline for completion of rebanding.
Waiver Request Form for Puerto Rico Licensees
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Form for Puerto Rico licensees to request a waiver of the March 19, 2012 deadline for completion of rebanding.
Waiver Request Form for U.S. Virgin Islands Licensees
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Form for U.S. Virgin Islands licensees to request a waiver of the March 20, 2012 deadline for completion of rebanding.
Waiver Request - Second Touch Fact Sheet Instructions for Filing a Supplemental Request for Waiver to Complete a Second Touch.
Waiver Request Lookup- Complete List View the complete list of the Requests for Waivers of the June 26, 2008 deadline that the TA has received.
Waiver Request Lookup- Individual Waivers Search for / view individual requests in the list of the Requests for Waivers of the June 26, 2008 deadline that the TA has received.
Webinars Link to the TA's IPS and Webinar Page.
Website and Material Use Policy Describes the TA's website and material use policy.

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