PSAP Equipment Utilizing Basic Rate Interface (BRI)
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.