Interoperability Montana Technical Committee (IMTC) Archive
Due to the highly technical nature of radio interoperability communications, the Interoperability Montana Technical Committee (IMTC) was formed to make recommendations to the Interoperability Montana Project Directors (IMPD) on technical issues related to the design, implementation and operation of the IM Project.
The IMTC serves an important role in evaluating technology, determining technical specifications for equipment and sites, assessing communications sites, identifying frequencies, ensuring compliance with P25 standards, and addressing encryption and bandwidth issues. The IMTC formulated technical criteria that have been used to prepare a prioritized list of infrastructure projects, which the IMPD has adopted.
Ultimately, the IM Project will provide advanced channel management for the shared use of frequencies, seamless roaming, and enhanced responder safety through embedded signaling, while at the same time enhancing interoperable communication with existing legacy VHF radios. This approach will allow public safety responders in Montana to exchange voice and data communications on demand and in real time during emergencies and disasters.
This expert group consists of representatives from each consortium and each voting state agency. It holds monthly face-to-face meetings. The committee is chaired by Kerry O'Connell, Gallatin County Radio Communications Manager.
Site Maintenance Standards: Inspection Checklists
- Master Supply List
- Generator Inspection
- Generator Maintenance
- Propane Tank, Site and Fencing Inspection
- Sample Site Log Book
- Shelter Inspection
- Tower Inspection
- Concrete Pads
- Electrical Twist Locks
- Ice Shields
- MT Building Permit Checklist
- Propane Fuel Tanks
- Radio Installation Guidelines
- RF Conditioning
- Self-Supporting Communications Towers
- Standardized Trunking Group - Zone C
Site Agreement Templates - Word Documents
- Standardized Communications Site Use Agreement
- Standardized IM Project Site Use MOA
- Standardized Site Private Landowner Lease