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Name Type pdf other Year
Communication Unit Leader (COML) Type 3 Recognition and Guidance:
Maine guidance for individual communications training and creation of a recognized Communications Unit Leader (COML)following the NIMS COML Standard.
Guidance Policy 90865-COML Recognition PDF 2023
Statewide Communication Interoperability Plan (SCIP) Implementation Report:
March 2023
Grant Guidance Report 646269-Maine 2023 SCIP 2023
State of Maine Communication Interoperability Plan (SCIP):
This is the approved plan by DHS. All appendices and figures can be requested by official public safety agencies by emailing:
Grant Guidance Plan 54971-Maine Statewide Communicatoin Interoperability Plan (SCIP) 2023
State of Maine Alert and Warnings Policy (pdf):
This policy governs the use of Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) and the procedures for issuing alerts and warnings in the State of Maine.
Grant Guidance Plan Policy 8312104-Maine Alert and Warnings Policy (pdf) 2022
State of Maine Guidelines for County Access to IPAWS:
These guidelines outline the steps a County must take to be granted access to the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS).
Grant Guidance Plan Policy 8316732-State of Maine County IPAWS Guidelines (pdf) 2022
CONOPS with RegionNets:
State of Maine Communications Operations Plan (CONOPS) for Incident Communications Interoperability with RegionNets
Plan Policy 22705-pdf 2017
SAFECOM Grant Guidance FY 2015:
Federal Interoperability Grant Guidance Document Library
Grant Guidance 2015
Maine Interoperable Communications Committee Charter (MICC):
Maine Interoperable Communications Committee (MICC) Charter
Policy 79515-doc 2009
National Interoperability Field Operations Guide (NIFOG) Version 1.6:
This link takes you to the Nationally approved communication frequencies for interoperability. This document is a must for communication professionals. Produced by Department of Homeland Security and the Office of Emergency Communications.
Guidance 2015
SAFECOM Interoperability Continuum:
SAFECOM Interoperability Continuum Brochure
Brochure 2015
National Emergency Communications Plan:
Plan 2019

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