*** CAPRAD Application Processing Suspended as of April 30 ***

CAPRAD Frequency Application Processing will be Suspended
as of April 30, 2017. There will be no facility for
application processing during the first week of May.

Beginning May 8th, applications processing will be provided through
the SpectrumWatch-CAPRAD Application module.

This change is being made to provide full functionality for application
processing for both Applicants and Regional Managers.

All Application Data in CAPRAD will be moved to the
SpectrumWatch-CAPRAD Application module.
There will be no loss of application information during this transition.

The 700/800 MHz Planning Modules will remain in CAPRAD.


NRPC letter to RPC on CAPRAD 10/12/16


The National Regional Planning Council (NRPC), is a collaborative network consisting of both 700 MHz & 800 MHz public safety Regional Planning Committees as established by the Federal Communications Commission.

Recent 700MHz Spectrum Changes

Note the recent changes to the 700MHz Spectrum. These have been implemented based on FCC’s recent 700 MHz R&O.

Original CAPRAD
Reserve General Use
Seconary Trunking Air to Ground
Reserve General Use D
24 Channel from Reserve pool
8 Channels from Secondary Trunked pool
8 identified Deploy-able channels from Reserve Pool, regional consideration

Assistance for Planners and Applicants

800 MHz NPSPAC Rebanding - Questions or concerns about rebanding got you down? Maybe the members on the fifty five 800 MHz Regional Planning Committees can help. Contact your District Director via email for help.

700 MHz Band - What's happening with 700 MHz in your area? Have questions, how to get started, where to apply for spectrum? Once again, the fifty five 700 MHz Regional Planning Committees can get you on track. Contact the District Director for guidance and help with your questions.

Regional Plan Development - Are you a Regional Committee Chairperson looking for some assistance with getting that last couple chapters completed so you can complete your plan? Just not sure where to go once you have a draft plan? As a member of the NRPC, reach out to your District Director for help with your questions and we can get you the necessary help to move your plan forward to completion.

Contact District Directors