Equipment Costs for Emergency Response Center (ER)

Note: Equipment list adjusted to 2020 dollars. The date in parentheses under the capital cost value and O&M cost value represents the dollar year from which the cost value was adjusted. All costs are in $K.

Unit Cost Element IDAS# Life (years) Capital Cost $K, 2020 Dollars (Year) O&M Cost $K/year, Dollars (Year) Description
Basic Facilities, Comm. for Medium Area - ER EM007 (1995) (1995)

For population <750,000 and >250,000. Based on purchase of building rather than leasing space. Communications includes communications equipment internal to the facility such as equipment racks, multiplexers, modems, etc.

Emergency Response Software EM002 10 76.57 - 164.09 (1995) 0.55 - 3.83 (1995)

Includes emergency response plans database, vehicle tracking software, and real traffic coordination.

Emergency Management Communications Software EM004 20 5.47 - 10.94 (1995) 2.73 - 5.47 (1995)

Shared database between four sites. Cost is per site; software is COTS.

Basic Facilities, Comm. for Small Area - ER EM008 (1995) (1995)

For population <250,000. Based on purchase of building rather than leasing space. Communications includes communications equipment internal to the facility such as equipment racks, multiplexers, modems, etc.

Basic Facilities, Comm. for Large Area - ER EM006 (1995)

For population >750,000. Based on purchase of building rather than leasing space. Communications includes communications equipment internal to the facility such as equipment racks, multiplexers, modems, etc.

Emergency Response Hardware EM001 10 4.07 - 5.43 (2004) 0.08 - 0.35 (2004)

Includes three workstations. O&M is estimated at 2% of capital cost.

Hardware, Software Upgrade for E 9-1-1 and Mayday EM005 10 114.86 - 196.90 (1995) 1.86 - 2.73 (1995)

Data communications translation software, E 9-1-1 interface software, processor, and three workstations.

Emergency Response Labor EM003 100.70 - 332.30 (2013)

Description is based on 1995 data: Two people. Salary costs are fully loaded including salary, overtime, overhead, benefits, etc.

800 MHz. two-way Radio 5 0.88 - 1.66 (2001) 0.10 - 0.13 (2001)

Cost is per radio.

Other Unit Cost Elements -

Summary values under development