Title Black Start Satellite Phones
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Status Approved on 12/06/2007
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Date Gov Body Action Taken Next steps
02/07/2008 TAC Approved
01/10/2008 ROS Recommended for Approval TAC consideration
12/12/2007 OWG Recommended for Approval ROS consideration of this OGRR
12/06/2007 ROS Approved OWG consideration of the Impact Analysis
11/13/2007 OWG Recommended for Approval ROS consideration of the request to grant Urgent status to this OGRR

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Date Gov Body Motion Result
02/07/2008 TAC To approve OGRR206 as recommended by ROS. Passed
01/10/2008 ROS To recommend approval of this OGRR as recommended by OWG. Passed
12/12/2007 OWG To forward the Recommendation Report and the IA to the ROS for approval. Passed
12/06/2007 ROS To grant Urgent status to this OGRR. Passed
11/13/2007 OWG To recommend approval of this OGRR as modified by the 11/12/07 OGRTF comments. Passed


Status: Approved
Date Posted: Oct 18, 2007
Sponsor: Dennis Starbuck on behalf of the Black Start Task Force
Urgent: Yes
Sections: 4.6.5, Emergency Back Up Communication Facilities Criteria
Description: This Operating Guide Revision Request (OGRR) will require Transmission Service Providers (TSPs) that have contracted Black Start resources or designated Black Start transmission corridors located within their transmission system to have a satellite phone as a backup communication system that is compatible with ERCOT’s satellite phone.
Reason: To ensure that ERCOT and TSPs are able to communicate in Black Start conditions when alternative methods of communication may not be available.

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