Updated on the Sept 10 Virtual Meeting

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Discussion topics for PSRA-TF
meeting on alarm applications
September 10, 2014
Question 1: Scope of Applications
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PSRA-TF has identified the following set of alarm-related
applications. Are there additions to this list and which applications
should be prioritized?
– Intrusion events and fire alerts to public/private buildings
– Public safety communications and alarms on campuses and other
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Alarms and communications on elevator systems
Dispatch console to EMS, Fire,
Firebar Conference Bridge
Base Station Control to EMS, Fire and Police
Private Line Automatic Ringdown circuits for EMS, Fire, Police
Circuit-based paging systems for public safety, i.e. page-out to
responders
Residential wireline medical alert alarms linked directly to PSAPs
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Question 2: Current Provisioning methods
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What type of facilities and circuit provisioning currently supports this
application?
– Voicegrade circuits for communications
– Voicegrade circuits delivering tones for alarm events
– Voicegrade circuits delivering texts via modem
– Contact closure on metallic circuits
– Private Line Automatic Ringdown (PLAR) circuits
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Question 3: Requirements
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What are the unique requirements supporting this class of
applications?
– Reliability
– Security
– Latency
– Station equipment
– Dependencies on copper facilities
– Special tagging of facilities in service providers
– Power (Back-up, time available)
– Quality of Service (codec performance, timing performance)
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Question 4: Relationship to Fire Codes
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What national, state and local fire codes are key to this discussion
and would impact (or be impacted by) the transition to new media
and IP solutions?
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NFPA 72 (National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code)has already
addressed the transition to IP in Chapter 26
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NFPA 1221 (Standard for the Installation, Maintenance, and Use of
Emergency Services Communications Systems )
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NFPA 720 (Standard for the Installation of Carbon Monoxide(CO)
Detection and Warning Equipment)
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NFPA 731 (Standard for the Installation of Electronic Premises
Security Systems)
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ASME A17.1 (Safety Code for Elevators and. Escalators)
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Question 5: Stakeholder organizations
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Who are the major stakeholder organizations and industry groups that
represent this public safety sector?
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International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC)
International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP)
National Sherriff's Association (NSA)
APCO International
NENA
NPSTC
NFPA—NEMA, AFAA, ESA,
IAFF
NASFM
AICC and associated CSAA
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Question 6: Future solution roadmap
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Are there specific best-in-class solutions or examples of Smart City
implementations that could represent a future pathway?
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FirstNet
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The ASAP Program (or The ASAP to PSAP Program)
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