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Ohio ERRC Public Safety DAS / Signal Booster Installer

Ohio ERRC (Emergency Responder Radio Coverage) Public Safety DAS / Signal Booster Installation Service is guaranteed by, an ERRC System Specialist. Many Ohio jurisdictions now require NFP or IFC-compliant public safety radio coverage as a prerequisite for getting an occupancy permit. However, Emergency Responder Radio Coverage System (ERRCS) or public safety signal booster and distributed antenna system (DAS) requirements vary from region to region nationwide across United States.

Emergency response agency for Ohio is ODPS. Within the Emergency management you will find SERC, the primary division for the State Emergency Response Commission. ERRCs in Ohio adhere to Division 26 Section 26 81 15 code. Additionally, systems must comply with 4501.30 which states that P25 standards must be met. Commonly, radio and cellphone communication systems will reference MARCS, particularly in documentation and inter communication. MARCS (multi-agency radio communications system) may need to be referenced prior to installation of your ERRC system.

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ERRCs for the state of Ohio must maintain an active signal 95% of the time and comply with all FCC codes. Other requirements include:

  • The system must be Bi-Directional on amplifiers.
  • System must meet NFPA 1, NFPA 70, NFPA 101, NFPA 72-97 code.
  • DAQ must be coupled with a CBC.
  • ERCC systems must be installed by a factory-authorized installer.
  • Only a minimal downlink of -95 dBm is permitted for the coverage area.
  • Uplink must have a minimal strength of -95 dBm.
  • ERCCs must support both 700 and 800 MHz public safety bands and frequencies of the local fire department.

Ohio has requirements for existing buildings to upgrade by adding a public safety DAS or signal booster system if public safety radio signals coverage does not meet required density. Please note that in-building Ohio public safety radio coverage requirements can vary greatly based on Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ). Local AHJ regulations are based on ordinances from several organizations including National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA), First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet), International Building Code (IBC), International Fire Code (IFC) and International Code Council (ICC).

Please contact us for exact requirements based on research within your Ohio state's county and city rules and regulations. We can provide the building owner a grid test and design. We can also review the current ERRC system if already installed, and make adjustments if needed. If necessary, we can install a new ERRC system to meet currently required criterias and achieve building certificate of occupancy approval and issuance.

We perform site survey, and ensure public safety bands coverage by doing cellular and public safety grid test. Then, if ERRC grid test shows less coverage than the required threshold, we can install ERRCS (Emergency Responder Radio Coverage System) such as passive or active DAS (Distributed Antenna System) in following Counties of Ohio.

Below listed Ohio Counties covered for grid test and ERRCS installation service:

Adams Allen Ashland Ashtabula Athens Auglaize Belmont Brown
Butler Carroll Champaign Clark Clermont Clinton Columbiana Coshocton
Crawford Cuyahoga Darke Defiance Delaware Erie Fairfield Fayette
Franklin Fulton Gallia Geauga Greene Guernsey Hamilton Hancock
Hardin Harrison Henry Highland Hocking Holmes Huron Jackson
Jefferson Knox Lake Lawrence Licking Logan Lorain Lucas
Madison Mahoning Marion Medina Meigs Mercer Miami Monroe
Montgomery Morgan Morrow Muskingum Noble Ottawa Paulding Perry
Pickaway Pike Portage Preble Putnam Richland Rose Sandusky
Scioto Seneca Shelby Stark Summit Trumbull Tuscarawas Union
Van Wert Vinton Warren Washington Wayne Williams Wood Wyandot