Metro ARMER Standards and Best Practices

The standards listed on this page govern only the metropolitan region of the ARMER system. Statewide system standards are available on the ARMER system website: State Standards.

1.5.2 – Revisions & Changes
1.5.3 – Variances & Waivers
1.8.0 – Moves Additions Changes
1.8.1 – BDA Systems
1.10.1 – Requesting Participation
2.9.1 – Subsystem Roaming
3.9.0 – Nationwide VHF and UHF Interoperability Channels
3.10.0 – Interop Channels and Talkgroups for Government Radios  
3.11.0 – FEDCOM VHF Interoperability with Government Agencies
3.13.0 – Metro 800 MHz Conventional Nationwide Interop Channels
3.14.0 – Metro ME TACs
3.20.0 – Metro METPHs 
3.21.0 – Initial Communications Plan for Large Scale Events
3.22.0 – Use of Mobile/Portable Gateways to Connect to Fixed Network Operability Resources
3.24.0 – Metro Use of Control Stations
3.27.0 – Metro MRCC Talkgroups
3.28.1 – Metro Emergency Management Talkgroup – METEM
3.30.0 – METCOM
3.31.0 – Status Board
3.33.2 – Metro STR Transportable Tower Repeater
3.34.0 – Metro Region Cache Radio Standard Programming
3.35.0 – Metro National Weather Service Radio Operations
3.42.0 – Metro Use of Water Patrol Talkgroups-ME RVR HAIL/OPS
3.48.0 – COMU
5.2.0 – Metro Disaster Organization Access
5.3.0 – Regional Hospital Compact Access
5.4.0 – Hospital Access
5.5.0 – Non-Governmental Use of Emergency Coordination
6.3.0 – Site Lease and Utilities
6.4.0 – Entry Costs for New Full Participants Deleted 7-8-20 
6.5.0 – Prioritizing Capital Spending
6.6.0 – Aid Grants to Local Units of Government
7.2.0 – Response to Non-Compliance
7.3.0 – Appeals Process
Appendix 2 – Definitions and Acronyms
Appendix 3 – Master Fleetmap Matrix Example
Appendix C – Talkgroup Permission Letter Template

Radio Best Practices
Metro Region Encryption Best Practices Guide

Any questions or clarifications to the Metro ARMER standards or Best Practices please contact:

MESB Radio Services Coordinator at (651) 643-8398.