This section is for Radio Technology Bulletins (RTBs) and Associated Documents (ADs),
both those in final form and those in development. RTBs specify policies and procedures
for the Pennsylvania Statewide Radio Network (PA-STARNet). ADs are optional documents
associated with one and only one RTB: an appendix, for example. Use the following link
for any policy questions or comments:
Radio Policy E-mail Message.
RTB001 - Philadelphia Area Emergency Communication
Establishes guidelines for emergency communication using the Pennsylvania Statewide Radio Network (PA-STARNet) among public safety and law enforcement organizations with responsibility for emergency response or emergency management in the City of Philadelphia.
RTB003 - Stations at Fixed Locations
Establishes guidelines for fixed-location subscriber stations that rely on Radio Frequency (RF) connectivity, in light of their impact on operation of the Pennsylvania Statewide Radio Network (PA-STARNet). In a network designed primarily for mobile traffic, Fixed Stations require special consideration in planning for deployment.
RTB005 - Emergency Behavior
Establishes guidelines for use of OpenSky™ emergency behavior in agency fleet management. Emergency behavior is a feature of OpenSky radios allowing configurable notification of fleet radios or consoles in case of activation by an end user’s pushing the button designated for this purpose.
RTB007 - County and Local Communications Connectivity
Establishes guidelines for the connection of county public safety entities agencies with the Pennsylvania Statewide Radio Network (PA-STARNet) for two-way voice communication in support of emergency and routine operations.
RTB009 - System Use Outside Commonwealth Government
Establishes guidelines for the use of the Pennsylvania Statewide Radio Network (PA-STARNet) by organizations outside Commonwealth of Pennsylvania government.
RTB009-02 Form - Application for System Use (MS Word Form)
Microsoft Word Form for download and use by organizations outside commonwealth government to submit a request for access to the Pennsylvania Statewide Radio Network (PA-STARNet).
There are currently no 'Draft' radio technology bulletins.