Latest DAS/In-Building Coverage News
10/06/21: DAS Property Reminder
Properties with Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS) need to hire a DAS Vendor to be ready for the transition next year. There are over 650 DAS in King County, so the DAS Vendor community will be very busy reconfiguring and validating DAS. Contracting paperwork is often time-consuming, so secure a DAS Vendor soon!
06/18/21: Updates to DAS Documentation
Thanks to the contributions of DAS vendors in our UL validation workshops, numerous updates have been made to the Technical Criteria and Donor Sites and Frequencies documents. The draft UL Validation Checklist has also been made available. If you are a DAS Vendor and want to access these materials, please click here to register for an PSERN website account OR login here if you already have an account. Once logged in, click here to access Confidential Resources.
04/01/21: DAS Property Contact Confirmation
The PSERN Project will be communicating directly with properties in King County that have a public safety Distributed Antenna System (DAS) regarding the DAS transition schedule and requirements. To ensure that stakeholders receive the necessary information, DAS Coordinator, Creighton Watley, has begun outreach to properties requesting that properties confirm and/or update their DAS points of contacts. If you receive an email from Creighton, please respond, so that our records can be updated. If you have any questions, please contact DAS-PSERN@kingcounty.gov.
03/01/21: Rebroadcast Agreement & Technical Criteria Out
The draft Rebroadcast Agreement, Technical Criteria, and Technical Criteria Frequencies & Donor Sites information have been added to Confidential Resources section of the website. If you are a DAS Vendor and want to access these materials, please click here to register for an PSERN website account OR login here if you already have an account. Once logged in, click here to access Confidential Resources.
12/15/20: Recommended Screening Criteria & DAS Vendors
In order to assist DAS property representatives, the PSERN Project has developed recommended screening criteria for hiring a DAS Vendor. Additionally, a list of DAS Vendors who have expressed interest in performing service work for properties with public safety DAS in King County. Click here to view the Screening Criteria and Vendor List.
11/05/20: DAS Property Notice Letter Sent
In early November, the PSERN Project mailed a notification letter to all King County property contacts utilizing the current public safety radio service, KCERCS (King County Emergency Radio Communications System) in their distributed antenna system (DAS). The purpose of the letter was to notify of changes coming due to the PSERN Project and what preparations are required by the properties. Please note that the PSERN Project made every effort to reach all buildings, but if you did not receive a letter, please reach out to DAS Coordinator, Creighton Watley, at DAS-PSERN@kingcounty.gov or click here to view the DAS Notification Letter.
Connect for Updates
The PSERN Project strives to communicate regularly with all stakeholders, however the Project recognizes that due to the impacts of the COVID Pandemic, including widespread remote working, there may be changes or adjustments in stakeholder contact information. To ensure that accurate contact information is used to communicate with your property or agency, please email DAS Coordinator, Creighton Watley, at DAS-PSERN@kingcounty.gov to provide current contacts. Please include your name, title, organization, phone number, and email address in the message.