ReIGNITE Virtual Conference

Monday, October 20,  12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET                 

FirstNet 2020: Where we are - Where we're going

Gary McCarraher – First Responder Network Authority
Michael Varney – First Responder Network Authority

This session will utilize presentation and panel discussion to engage participants and provide them with the current status of FirstNet throughout the Nation. Participants will be engaged in a discussion of the six areas that public safety has identified as their top priority. Input of these priorities directly influence the reinvestment strategies of the First Responder Network’s Board of Directors. Participants will also be engaged in a panel discussion with FirstNet Senior Public Safety Advisors from throughout the Country to discuss regional FirstNet status, progress and innovations.


Tuesday, October 21, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET                 

Maximize your FirstNet Coverage

Kevin R. Nida – First Responder Network Authority
Chris Baker – First Responder Network Authority

First Responders need tools and techniques to maximize and validate their FirstNet coverage. This class will discuss the benefits of mobile routers and proper installation, installation and mounting of mobile broadband antennas, Satellite capabilities and Drones, Cows, and Colts, to maximize your coverage. We will also discuss third party drive data analysis and proper testing techniques to best understand true coverage metrics on the FirstNet Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network.


Bring your questions to the FirstNet Authority's virtual booth. 

  • Event Date:
    Oct 20, 2020 to Oct 22, 2020
  • Speaker(s):
    Gary McCarraher, Kevin Nida, Harry Markley, Chris Baker