Unit Costs (Adjusted)

Equipment Costs for Emergency Response Center (ER)

Note: Equipment list adjusted to 2014 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, 2014 Dollars
(Source Year)
O&M Cost
$K/year, Dollars
(Source Year)
Description
Basic Facilities, Comm. for Large Area - ER
Index: 4
EM0065745
(1995)
574 - 862
(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.
Basic Facilities, Comm. for Medium Area - ER
Index: 4
EM0074596
(1995)
574 - 689
(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.
Basic Facilities, Comm. for Small Area - ER
Index: 4
EM0084021
(1995)
574 - 603
(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.
Emergency Response Hardware
Index: 5
EM001105 - 6
(2004)
0.10 - 0.28
(2004)
Includes three workstations. O&M is estimated at 2% of capital cost.
Emergency Response Software
Index: 3
EM0021072 - 154
(1995)
0.5 - 3.6
(1995)
Includes emergency response plans database, vehicle tracking software, and real traffic coordination.
Emergency Response Labor
Index: 6
EM00387 - 287
(1995)
Description is based on 1995 data: Two people. Salary costs are fully loaded including salary, overtime, overhead, benefits, etc.
Emergency Management Communications Software
Index: 3
EM004205 - 10
(1995)
2.6 - 5
(1995)
Shared database between four sites. Cost is per site; software is COTS.
Hardware, Software Upgrade for E 9-1-1 and Mayday
Index: 3
EM00510108 - 185
(1995)
1.7 - 2.6
(1995)
Data communications translation software, E 9-1-1 interface software, processor, and three workstations.
800 MHz. two-way Radio
Index: 1
50.8 - 1.7
(2001)
0.09 - 0.12
(2001)
Cost is per radio.
Other Unit Cost Elements
Index: -
----Summary values under development