The last time I broached the subject of the pain and suffering that one must endure to secure approval from Industry Canada (IC) as a precondition to receive a 150-470 MHz license from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)—whether Industrial/Business (I/B) or Public Safety (PS)—the few friends I had in Canada at the time called me saying that I was out of line.
Not for the Faint of HeartSeptember 21, 2021
Missing the Boat?September 21, 2021
EWA will be filing Reply Comments on June 11 in the EB/GB 800 MHz proceeding in which the LMCC has asked the FCC to provide a six-month period for incumbents in a market to request those channels prior to accepting applications from new entrants. Virtually all of the Comments in opposition were filed by individuals and organizations that selected their positions from a Chinese-restaurant like
Crosby to FCC - They’re All Consumer Issues!September 21, 2021
For the record, if I were to drink Kool-Aid, I would prefer orange.
EWA's Advocacy Report Tells the StorySeptember 21, 2021
Last week, the Enterprise Wireless Alliance (EWA) convened its annual Membership and Board of Directors meetings in Atlanta, Georgia.
Want to know more about EWA's role with MBAN?September 21, 2021
Donny Jackson with Urgent Communications called me earlier this week, which prompted a conversation about the FCC’s recent designation of EWA as the frequency coordinator for Medical Body Area Networks. Issues included EWA’s responsibilities to AFTRCC, health care facilities and the FCC.
We had to ask …September 21, 2021
It is always wise only ask those questions where you have a good idea what the answer will be. In the case of asking for FCC clarification regarding to what extent frequency advisory committees are to consider non-compliant wideband licenses in the 150-470 MHz band during spectrum analyses, perhaps we should have left well enough alone.
Failure to CommunicateSeptember 21, 2021
Sometimes the magic works, sometimes the magic fails miserably.
Installment Payment Plans?September 21, 2021
In an Order adopted March 11, the FCC announced that a man who intentionally jammed GPS signals at the Newark Liberty International Airport, received a fine of $2,360 and an installment payment plan.
IWCE—Important ConversationsSeptember 21, 2021
Attending IWCE is always productive for the Enterprise Wireless Alliance as it provides us with a great opportunity to mingle with members and industry friends at our booth and educational sessions in which EWA representatives participate.
Lions and Tigers and Bears, Oh My!September 21, 2021
I try to avoid responding in a serious manner to those who want you to believe that they can barely control their emotions over the potential injustices that would be perpetrated against unknowing licensees if they were not there to issue a call to arms and personally defend the masses.