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 National Communications System - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The telecommunications system that results from the technical and operational integration of the separate telecommunications systems of the several executive branch departments and agencies having a significant telecommunications capability.
The organization established by Section 1(a) of Executive Order No. 12472 to assist the President, the National Security Council, the Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy, and the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, in the discharge of their national security emergency preparedness telecommunications functions.
During critical periods of the crisis, the Federal Government experienced tremendous difficulty in establishing and maintaining communications between the United States, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, and foreign heads of state, which proved detrimental to the resolution efforts.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/National_Communications_System   (1344 words)

  
 TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT
Communications from the shelters are all routed through a node center, composed of two shelters, which is the brains of the whole system.
The MSE shelters are basically composed of six systems: AN/TRC-190A (V)1/3 and 191A radio systems, AN/TSQ-154 Node Management Facility, AN/TTC-47C Node Switch, AN/TTC-48C and 48(V)2 Small Extension Node Switches and AN/TSM-183 Spares Shelter, according to Jerry Dougher, chief of the Tactical Communications Facilities Division, Communications Systems Directorate.
Electronics mechanics in the Communications Systems Directorate’s Digital Group Multiplexers Division disassemble the shelters, clean all the electronics components down to the circuit cards and breakers, then reassemble and test each shelter.
www.monmouth.army.mil /monmessg/newmonmsg/mar282003/m13mse.htm   (443 words)

  
 National Communications System
(DOD) The telecommunications system that results from the technical and operational integration of the separate telecommunications systems of the several executive branch departments and agencies having a significant telecommunications capability.
www.dtic.mil /doctrine/jel/doddict/data/n/03565.html   (30 words)

  
 TIA PulseOnline January 2002, Global Policy: TIA Calls for More Member Participation in National Communications System (NCS)
In its work as a sector coordinator for the Information and Communications Sector in support of Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP), TIA staff frequently works with the National Communications System (NCS).
The committee recommended the formation of a single unified communications system to serve the president, Department of Defense (DoD), diplomatic and intelligence activities, and civilian leaders.
The NCS and its National Coordinating Center shall support use of telephony, converged information, voice networks, and next generation networks for emergency preparedness and national security communications functions assigned to them in Executive Order 12472.
pulse.tiaonline.org /article.cfm?id=709   (1232 words)

  
 Family Youth Services Bureau National Communications Systems: The National Runaway Switchboard
The National Runaway Switchboard (NRS) is a national communications system designed to assist youth who have run away, or are considering running away, and their families.
Subsequently, Congress authorized the establishment of a "national communications system to assist runaway and homeless youth in making contact with their families and service providers" through the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act (RHYA), of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974, as amended (Public Law 96-509).
The goal of the system is to ensure that young people in crisis have a single source of information on the help available to them.
www.acf.dhhs.gov /programs/fysb/switchboard.htm   (723 words)

  
 Georgia Section ARES Emergency Response Plan
The National Communications System is a confederation of 23 organizations across the Federal Government tasked with ensuring the availability of a viable national security and emergency preparedness telecommunications infrastructure.
The program consists of licensed amateur radio operators who are interested in military communications on a local, national, and international basis as an adjunct to normal communications.
Their national headquarters is located in Washington, but most of the action occurs at the state and local chapter levels, where the rubber meets the road.
www.gaares.org /ARESPlan/statewide_community_resources.html   (1694 words)

  
 National Communications System (NCS) - United States Nuclear Forces
The National Communications System (NCS) consists of 23-member organizations tasked with ensuring that the Federal Government has the necessary communications under all conditions from normal situations to national emergencies and international crises.
The National Coordinating Center for Telecommunications (NCC) a joint industry-Government operations center for planning, coordination, and exercise of NS/EP telecommunications, is the direct result of an NSTAC recommendation.
National Security Decision Directive No. 97 (NSDD-97) stipulates that U.S. Government missions and posts overseas must have the required telecommunications facilities and services to satisfy the Nation’s needs during international emergencies.
www.globalsecurity.org /wmd/systems/ncs.htm   (568 words)

  
 Defense Switched Network (DSN) Information and Canadian Military Base DSN Numbers
The National Communications System (NCS) Voice Precedence System, established by NCS Memorandum 1-70, dated 14 February 1970, is directed for use by all authorized users of the DOD voice communications facilities.
Since the effectiveness of the system depends on the cooperation of the people authorized to employ it, users must: (1) be familiar with the purposes of each precedence category and the type of call that is assigned the precedence, and (2) exercise care not to request or use a precedence higher than required.
It is designated as a primary system of communication during peacetime, periods of crisis, preattack, nonnuclear, and post- attack phases of war.
www.hackcanada.com /canadian/phreaking/canadamil.html   (1324 words)

  
 DefenseLINK News: National Communications System Joins Homeland Security Department
Harry D. Raduege Jr., manager of the National Communications System, attaches a Joint Meritorious Unit Award banner to the agency's colors prior to its transfer from the Defense Department to the Department of Homeland Security on March 5, 2003.
The NCS is a consortium of 23 federal member departments and agencies responsible for ensuring the availability of national security and emergency preparedness communications.
The general also cited the NCS accomplishments with the President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee, a model for industry-government partnership in establishing national security and emergency preparedness communications.
www.defenselink.mil /news/Mar2003/n03102003_200303103.html   (913 words)

  
 ARRLWeb: ARRL and NCS MOU
The National Communications System, a confederation of government agencies, and the American Radio Relay League, representing U.S. radio amateurs, have cooperated in a series of national level communications exercises.
This Agreement between the American Radio Relay League (ARRL) and the National Communications System (NCS) is to establish a broad framework of cooperation and a close working relationship with volunteer radio amateurs for national emergency communications functions.
So that communications facilities of the Amateur Radio Service may be coordinated and utilized to the fullest advantage during disasters and emergencies, and to the extent permitted or required by law and regulation, the American Radio Relay League and the National Communications System have agreed that each organization will:
www.arrl.org /FandES/field/mou/ncsmem.html   (908 words)

  
 Biographies : LIEUTENANT GENERAL LEE M. PASCHALL
In his capacity as manager, National Communications System, he is responsible for providing effective direction to the worldwide National Communications System, which includes the communications facilities of the various federal agencies.
He is also responsible for the system engineering and technical support to the National Military Command System and for provision of technical support to the worldwide military command and control standard automatic data processing systems.
He then was assigned to the Defense Communications Agency, first as assistant director for Defense Communications System Programs and Requirements and then as executive officer to the deputy director for the Defense Communications System.
www.af.mil /bios/bio.asp?bioID=6691   (616 words)

  
 DefenseLINK News: Ridge Announces New System, Database
Ridge said the nationwide communications system was created "because our state and local partners developed it, are comfortable with it, and wanted it." And, the homeland security chief added, a secure videoconferencing system for the nation's governors would be established by July.
The new system "is driven from the bottom up, from the local and regions and states back to the federal government," Ridge explained, adding it will feature multi-directional information sharing.
Such national information-sharing tools "are critical to our ability to keep our nation's critical infrastructure far from a terrorist's reach," Ridge explained.
www.defenselink.mil /news/Feb2004/n02232004_200402234.html   (292 words)

  
 'Net disaster plan proposed
IEPS would have come in handy at Los Alamos National Laboratories last spring, when out-of-control forest fires swept through the New Mexico facility and forced the lab's network managers to relocate their emergency communications system five times.
The U.S. National Communications System office has joined with Japan's Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications to outline a rough set of requirements for an Internet-based IEPS capability.
The capability - dubbed the International Emergency Preparedness Scheme (IEPS) - is similar to a feature found in the public telephone system that lets authorized government agencies send their calls ahead of others in times of crisis.
www.networkworld.com /news/2000/0807emergency.html   (1059 words)

  
 Executive Agent Responsibilities for the National Communications System (NCS)
Submit to the Executive Agent, through the ASD(C3I), proposed NCS reports and recommendations that may have an impact on the Defense Communications System or on other responsibilities of the Secretary of Defense so that appropriate elements of the Department of Defense may provide their comments and recommendations on them.
Serve as the Designated Federal Official and/or Executive Secretary for, and provide staff support and technical assistance to, the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee established by E.O. (reference (c)).
Maintaining liaison with those persons in the Executive Office of the President who are assigned responsibility for National Security and Emergency Preparedness (NS/EP) telecommunications functions by E.O. (reference (b)).
www.dtic.mil /whs/directives/corres/xml/d510041x.xml   (693 words)

  
 FEMA: Emergency Support Function #2 Communications Annex
The NTSP contains the authority for the National Communications System (NCS) to develop plans and coordinate and manage telecommunications support for Federal organizations in nonwartime emergencies.
The NTSP serves as a basis for planning and use of national telecommunications assets and resources in support of the provisions of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act.
ESF #2 coordinates Federal actions to be taken to provide the required national security and emergency preparedness (NS/EP) telecommunications support to Federal, State, and local disaster response elements.
www.au.af.mil /au/awc/awcgate/frp/frpesf2.htm   (3626 words)

  
 EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS
(2) Serve as the USDA representative on the National Communications System Committee of Principals.
The primary objective of the National Communications System (NCS) is to ensure government has the telecommunications capabilities to obtain access and use critical information services during any emergency situation.
This appendix establishes policies and assigns responsibility for the management and use of National Security and Emergency Preparedness (NS/EP) telecommunications within the United States Department of Agriculture.
www.ocio.usda.gov /directives/files/dr/DR3300-1-J.html   (387 words)

  
 Internap Press Releases
The member companies work on a day-to-day basis with the National Communications System (NCS) and the NCC to provide technical expertise on telecommunications provisioning and restoration during national disasters and to recommend solutions on national security and emergency preparedness (NS/EP) telecommunications issues.
The NCC has been in existence for over 20 years and is an operational part of the National Communications System.
President George W. Bush transferred the National Communications System to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on March 1, 2003, in accordance with Executive Order 13286.
www.internap.com /newsroom/viewPressRelease.html?id=1896   (628 words)

  
 PCWorld.com - Net Attack Warning System Proposed
The U.S. National Communications System plans to develop a Global Early Warning Information System to monitor the performance of the Internet and warn government and the industry of threats that could degrade service, such as denial-of-service attacks against the Domain Name Servers that control Internet traffic.
In 1984, President Reagan expanded its mission to include management of national security and emergency preparedness communications among federal agencies and state and local authorities.
The NCS was established in 1962 in the wake of the Cuban missile crisis to improve communications coordination among federal agencies.
www.pcworld.com /news/article/0,aid,106275,00.asp   (681 words)

  
 National Communications System - Craig, CO, 81625-1824 - Citysearch
National Communications System - Craig, CO, 81625-1824 - Citysearch
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national.citysearch.com /profile/33050310   (81 words)

  
 Business Wire: Sonus Networks and National Communications Syst... @ HighBeam Research
Sonus Networks (Nasdaq: SONS), a leading supplier of service provider voice over IP (VoIP) infrastructure solutions, today announced that it collaborated with the National Communications System (NCS), an agency of the Department of Homeland Security, to demonstrate critical emergency services features at the recent Global MSF Interoperability (GMI) 2004 event.
Developed in response to White House tasking, GETS provides National Security and Emergency Preparedness (NS/EP) users with a dependable and flexible switched voice and voice-band data communications service for use during periods of emergency or crisis.
GMI 2004 interoperability testing was conducted October 4-16 at four carrier test labs: Qwest in the United States, BT in the United Kingdom, NTT in Japan and KT in Korea.
highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?docid=1G1:123845300&refid=ink_tptd_np   (794 words)

  
 Broadband Wireless News
The National Communications System, part of the Department of Homeland Security's Information Analysis and Infrastructure Protection Directorate, consists of 23 Federal member departments and agencies and is responsible for ensuring the availability of a viable national security and emergency preparedness (NS/EP) communications infrastructure.
Cingular Wireless has been awarded a contract by the National Communications System (NCS) to provide Wireless Priority Service (WPS) to the country's authorized emergency response personnel.
Computer Sciences Corporation, the NCS's integration contractor for the Government Emergency Telecommunications Service and the Wireless Priority Service, was responsible for the acquisition of Cingular as a participating WPS provider.
www.convergedigest.com /Wireless/broadbandwirelessarticle.asp?ID=11988   (242 words)

  
 Southeast Public Health Leadership Institute
Prior to his National Communications System assignment, Colonel Crafton was a Staff Analyst for C3 Directorate, Assistant Secretary of Defense, Command, Control, Communications, and Intelligence.
Colonel Dave Crafton is the Chief, Customer Service Division for the Office of the Manager, National Communications System, located in Arlington, Virginia.
He performed OSD oversight and functional management of selected USAF and Joint programs, and the National Airspace System (NAS).
www.sph.unc.edu /sephli/meetfac/crafton_wilson.htm   (242 words)

  
 EXPERT SYSTEM ENHANCEMENT TO THE RESOURCE ALLOCATION MODULES OF THE NCS EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM (EPMIS)
The Office of Technology and Standards, headed by National Communications System Assistant Manager Dennis Bodson, is responsible for the development of advanced technology for the NCS.
The Emergency Preparedness Management Information System (EPMIS) is an integral part of the National Emergency Telecommunications Management System, which is designed to allow the Manager, National Communications System (NCS) to respond to declared national emergencies.
This document summarizes work performed by Delta Information Systems, Inc., for the Office of Technology and Standards of the National Communications System, an organizations of the U.S. Government, under Contract number DCA100- 86-C-0099.
quanterion.com /Documents/Documents.asp?ArgVal=260   (206 words)

  
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 SwRI performed a series of technology studies for the National Communications System
outhwest Research Institute (SwRI) performed a series of technology studies for the National Communications System (NCS), an office that assists the President of the United States and the Executive Office of the President in the execution of their national security / emergency preparedness communications functions.
SwRI performed a series of technology studies for the National Communications System
The Convergence of Signaling System 7 and Voice-over-IP, NCS TIB 00-8, September 2000
www.swri.org /4org/d10/comm/commeng/ncs.htm   (217 words)

  
 Liscouski takes reins of National Communications System
He’s now the manager of the department’s National Communications System.
NCS operates federal emergency telecommunications systems including the Government Emergency Telecommunications Service, the Wireless Priority Service and the Telecommunications Services Priority.
As NCS manager, Liscouski will oversee plans for federal telecommunications during emergencies and propose funding for communications emergency preparedness.
www.gcn.com /vol1_no1/daily-updates/24171-1.html   (155 words)

  
 0303127K Support of the National Communications System
All resources (R&D, investment, operations and maintenance, and other appropriations if required) directly in support of the National Communications System Objectives and Principles as specified by the Executive Branch and other national authorities.
Includes manpower authorizations, peculiar and support equipment, necessary facilities and the associated costs specifically identified and measurable to the following:
www.brook.edu /FP/projects/NUCWCOST/definitions/030312711.htm   (53 words)

  
 NCS National Communications System Library
NSAM 252 - Establishment of the National Communications System
Telecommunications Service Priority (TSP) System for NS/EP NCS Manual 3-1-1: Telecommunications Operations
Telecommunications Service Priority (TSP) System for NS/EP - Service User Manual
www.ncs.gov /library.html   (698 words)

  
 Energy Citations Database (ECD) - Energy and Energy-Related Bibliographic Citations
NCS EMP (National Communications System Electromagnetic Pulse) mitigation program: Aerial TI System test plan.
Energy Citations Database (ECD) Document #7167515 - NCS EMP (National Communications System Electromagnetic Pulse) mitigation program: Aerial TI System test plan.
Availability information may be found in the Availability, Publisher, Research Organization, Resource Relation and/or Author (affiliation information) fields and/or via the "Full-text Availability" link.
www.osti.gov /energycitations/product.biblio.jsp?osti_id=7167515   (105 words)

  
 Pearson NCS: Data Collection - Scanners - Testing - Surveys - Forms
Participate in a full day of hands-on training on the Classroom Performance System (CPS) at the 9th Annual Education Users' Conference.
Take advantage of our double trade-in offer on OpScan® 5 or 7 scanners toward the purchase of an OpScan 6, 8, or 10.
The Pearson NCS Support site has a new look.
www.pearsonncs.com   (360 words)

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