ISICS Radio Platform
What is ISICS?
- Iowa Statewide Interoperable Communications System (ISICS) is Iowa's statewide P25 standard digital communications network. It provides public safety agencies, first responders, schools and utility workers around the state with unprecedented connectivity. As a state-of-the-art wireless digital communications platform, ISICS puts heightened safety and effectiveness at the forefront, delivering seamless interoperability, secure, reliable communications and cutting-edge voice.
- To provide a P25 Radio Platform for Interoperability across the state of Iowa to public safety agencies.
Projected ISICS Platform Coverage Maps:
ISICS Project Update as of 04/12/2018: ISICS Update
2018 January - ISICS / FirstNet Region 3 Outreach Meeting. Register Here
2017 November- ISICS / FirstNet "Hands On" Outreach Event. Videos...
Who will use ISICS:
- ISICS is open for All public safety entities to join
- ISICS goal is to provide an interoperable radio platform to all 99 counties of Iowa.
ISICS Applicant Package V1.0 NEW
Join ISICS Flow Chart
- ISICS will enable transparent interoperability between statewide and local agencies, with none of the limitations imposed by system-to-system gateways.
Resilient Network With No Single Point Of Failure:
- Three geographically-seperated, fault-tolerant cores located in the west, central, and east regions of the State provide triple backup to all system control. Each densely-populated region of the State has simulcast prime sites to maintain simulcast coverage and capacity.