FCC to Cancel Some Saratoga County EMS/Fire Radio Licenses

The Federal Communications Commission’s Wireless Telecommunications Bureau (WTB) has been conducting an audit of operational status of Private Land Mobile Radio stations. The audit includes public safety radio licenses operating below 800 MHz. The FCC announced on...

OSC Issues Wireless 911 Audit Report

The Office of the State Comptroller on February 18th, 2004, issued an audit report on the status of surcharge monies for wireless 911 systems in New York. View the report on the OSC site at: http://www.osc.state.ny.us/audits/allaudits/093004/03f9.pdf.

FEMA Releases HSAS Guide for Fire and EMS Services

Have you ever wondered what actions your department should undertake in response to changes in the Federal Homeland Security Threat Conditions? In January 2004, FEMA published a Guide for Fire and EMS Services on actions suggested in response to each condition level...

Council Recognized by American Heart Association

The American Heart Association in January presented Saratoga County EMS Council with a Community Training Center award in recognition of outstanding performance, leadership, and professionalism in advancing the mission of the American Heart Association (AHA) and...

ICS Basic Course – Kingston

SEMO notified Saratoga County that they will be conducting an ICS Basic (I-200) course in Kingston on December 4th and 5th. There is no fee for the course. Lodging and transportation are the responsibility of the participant. Details are available on the SEMO website...

Reisner and Smith Recognized by REMO

Jeff Reisner of the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Department was recognized as Communications Specialist of the year (see photo below) and Frank Smith of Northside Fire and Saratoga County’s EMS Training Staff was recognized as EMS Instructor of the year. The...