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For media inquires, please contact:

Jill Pearson 

Stakeholder Engagement Strategist, Major Projects Branch  

Jill.L.Pearson@odot.state.or.us  

P: 503-986-3313  

 

Press releases, bulletins and updates

State Radio Project press releases and bulletins are released as needed. Radio user updates are distributed quarterly.

 

2015

Radio Users Update

2015-01 | April 23, 2015 

Beginning in June and continuing through August the radio project will roll out upgrades to the Harris radios statewide. The firmware upgrade will include enhanced scan features, the talk-around, the home button, screen sensitivity and the hot keys. 

 

2014

2014-08 | Radio Users Update - Firmware updates planned, and VHF integration plan approved, Dec. 30, 2014

2014-07 | Radio Users Update - Firmware testing underway, Sept. 25, 2014  

2014-06 | Radio Users Update - Trunking controllers installed, and console vendor selected, June 25, 2014  

2014-05 | Trunking controllers installed, May 9, 2014  

2014-04 | Construction season rolled out, Apr. 24, 2014

2014-03 | Radio Users Update - Deadline passed for new radios, and work order desk, Mar. 25, 2014  

2014-02 | Online training available, Feb. 20, 2014  

2014-01 | Radio Users Update - Kenwood radio swap, and 'Hot Key' resolution, Jan. 2, 2014

 

2013

2013-22 | New integrated consoles on the horizon for ODOT and OSP dispatch, Dec. 18, 2013

2013-21 | Radio Users Update - Narrowband cutover completed; online training available, Oct. 11, 2013

2013-20 | Portable hand-held radio training is available, Aug. 27, 2013 

2013-19 | Online training available for Unity portable users, Jul. 18, 2013  

Narrowband cutover in ODOT District 14, OSP Offices in Burns, John Day and Ontario:  

2013-18-D | Cutover is complete, Aug. 26, 2013 

2013-18-C | Cutover begins this week, Aug. 19, 2013 

2013-18-B | Cutover begins in one week, Aug. 12, 2013 

2013-18-A | Cutover begins in one month, Jul. 22, 2013 

Narrowband cutover in ODOT District 13, OSP Offices in Baker City and La Grande:

2013-17-D | Cutover is complete, Aug. 19, 2013 

2013-17-C | Cutover begins this week, Aug. 12, 2013 

2013-17-B | Cutover begins next week, Aug. 5, 2013 

2013-17-A | Cutover begins in one month, Jul. 16, 2013 

Narrowband cutover in ODOT District 11, OSP Offices in Gilchrist, Klamath Falls and Lakeview:

2013-16-D | Cutover is complete, Aug. 12, 2013  

2013-16-C | Cutover begins this week, Aug. 5, 2013 

2013-16-B | Cutover begins next week, Jul. 29, 2013 

2013-16-A | Cutover begins in one month, Jul. 8, 2013 

Narrowband cutover in ODOT District 10, OSP Offices in Bend, Madras and Prineville:

2013-15-D | Cutover is complete, Aug. 5, 2013 

2013-15-C | Cutover begins this week, Jul. 29, 2013 

2013-15-B | Cutover begins next week, Jul. 22, 2013 

2013-15-A | Cutover begins in one month, Jul. 1, 2013   

Narrowband cutover in ODOT Districts 9 and 12, OSP Offices in The Dalles and Pendleton:

2013-14-D | Cutover is complete, Jul. 29, 2013 

2013-14-C | Cutover begins this week, Jul. 22, 2013 

2013-14-B | Cutover begins next week, Jul. 16, 2013 

2013-14-A | Cutover begins in one month, Jun. 24, 2013 

Narrowband cutover in ODOT Districts 2B and 2C, OSP Offices in Portland

2013-13-D | Cutover is complete, Jul. 22, 2013 

2013-13-C | Cutover begins this week, Jul. 16, 2013 

2013-13-B | Cutover begins next week, Jul. 8, 2013 

2013-13-A | Cutover begins in one month, Jun. 17, 2013 

Narrowband cutover in ODOT Districts 1 and 3, OSP Offices in Astoria, Capitol Mall, McMinnville, North Plains, St. Helens, Salem and Tillamook

2013-12-D | Cutover is complete, Jul. 16, 2013 

2013-12-C | Cutover begins this week, Jul. 8, 2013 

2013-12-B | Cutover begins next week, Jul. 1, 2013 

2013-12-A | Cutover begins in one month, Jun. 10, 2013 

2013-11 | Radio Users Update - Narrowbanding has begun, Jun. 11, 2013

Narrowband cutover in ODOT Districts 4 and 5, OSP Offices in Albany, Florence, Newport, Oakridge, Corvallis and Springfield:

2013-10-D | Cutover is complete, Jul. 1, 2013 

2013-10-C | Cutover begins this week, Jun. 24, 2013 

2013-10-B | Cutover begins next week, Jun. 17, 2013 

2013-10-A, Attachment 1 - District 4 map, Attachment 2 - District 5 map | Cutover begins in one month, May 28, 2013   

Narrowband cutover in ODOT District 7, OSP Offices in Roseburg, Coos Bay and Gold Beach:

2013-09-D | Cutover is complete, Jun. 24, 2013 

2013-09-C | Cutover begins this week, Jun. 17, 2013 

2013-09-B | Cutover begins next week, Jun. 10, 2013 

2013-09-A | Cutover begins in one month, May 20, 2013 

Narrowband cutover in ODOT District 8, OSP Offices in Grants Pass and Central Point:

2013-08-D | Cutover is complete, Jun. 17, 2013

2013-08-C2 | Cutover begins in one week, Jun. 5, 2013

2013-08-C1 | Cutover delayed one week, Jun. 3, 2013

2013-08-B, Attachment 1 | Cutover begins next week, May 28, 2013

2013-08-A | Cutover begins in one month, May 1, 2013

2013-07 | Harris to begin radio reprogramming in May, Apr. 19, 2013

2013-06 | Surplus radios to be sold in single units, Apr. 9, 2013 

2013-05 | State Radio Project switching to narrowband, Apr. 4, 2013  

2013-04 | Radio Users Update - 800 mobile radios for sale through DAS, Apr. 3, 2013  

2013-03 | Radio system architecture design advances, Mar. 27, 2013  

2013-02 | Radio Users Update - Portable and mobile installations virtually complete, Mar. 5, 2013  

2013-01 | Surplus radios for sale through DAS, Jan. 23, 2013

 

2012

2012-06 | Home screen change reduces talk-around errors, Nov. 28, 2012

2012-05 | Clarification of instructions for Harris batteries and chargers, Nov. 26, 2012

2012-04 | Changes to deadline and channel names, Sept. 26, 2012

2012-03 | New narrowband deadline for the State Radio Project, Aug. 20, 2012

2012-02 | State Radio Project mobile installations slated to resume in June, May 31, 2012

2012-01 | Radio project mobile installations suspended, Jan. 30, 2012

 

Oregon Wireless Interoperability Network Releases

2010

2010-05-17 | FCC conditionally approves Oregon's bid to build a public safety broadband network, May 17, 2010

2010-04-12 | General contracting contract awarded, Apr. 12, 2010 

2010-03-01 | OWIN going forward, Mar. 1, 2010

 

2009

2009-07-15 | Architecture and engineering contract awarded, Jul. 15, 2009

2009-03-10 | OWIN drive tests earn industry attention, Mar. 10, 2009

 

2008

2008-02-05 | Radio communications expert receives first OSP "Charles P. Pray Award," Feb. 5, 2008

 

2007

2007-02-12 | After action report, 2007-2009 budget reductions, Feb. 12, 2007