E9-1-1 ISDN PSAP Equipment Utilizing Basic Rate Interface

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NENA Recommended Generic Standards for E9-1-1 ISDN PSAP Equipment Utilizing Basic Rate Interface (BRI)

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04-003 v1

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This NENA Technical Reference NENA-04-003 defines the Integrated Services Digital Network BRI (ISDN BRI) Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP)(?) equipment requirements intended for use by users, manufacturers and providers of E9-1-1 Customer Premise Equipment (CPE). The PSAP is a designated agency that receives and responds to emergencies such as Police, Fire, EMS, etc.

This Technical Reference addresses an ISDN Basic Rate Interface (BRI) between the E9-1-1 Tandem and an ISDN capable PSAP. This reference can be used as a guide for designers and manufacturers of ISDN PSAP equipment. It identifies engineering and technical requirements to be met before the NENA membership shall consider purchase of such equipment; it may also be of value to purchasers, maintainers and users of such equipment.

This document is not intended to provide complete design specifications for ISDN PSAP equipment. It will neither ensure the quality of the performance of the equipment nor should it serve as an exclusive  procurement specification.

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Technical – CPE

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