Congress Approves New Spectrum for Public Safety

Fairfax, VA, February 2, 2006 -- Congress has passed legislation to set a firm date for making vital spectrum in the 700 MHZ band available to public safety; the president is expected to sign it into law.

"This victory is a direct result of the active and persistent involvement of IAFC member fire chiefs calling, writing and visiting with their members of Congress over the past three and more years,