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    04/18/2013 | FCC Again Denies ARRL’s Petition in BPL Proceeding

    Though BPL is both a commercial failure and a proven interference source, the FCC still remains unwilling to adopt rules sufficient to protect licensed radio services.
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    01/03/2012 | BPL Provider IBEC Announces Shutdown

    IBEC -- one of the very few remaining operators of Access BPL systems -- has announced that it is closing down. In an undated announcement that appeared on the IBEC website, the company announced that it has “no other option than to close our doors and ce
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    10/27/2011 | FCC Tightens BPL Interference Rules -- But Not By Enough

    On October 24, 2011, the FCC released the Second Report and Order in its proceeding -- now in its 9th year -- to adopt rules for Access Broadband over Power Line (BPL) systems. The Second Report and Order is the final step in the Commission’s effort to co
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    12/02/2010 | ARRL Strengthens the Case for Mandatory BPL Notching

    On November 30, the ARRL filed an ex parte submission with the FCC, providing additional support for its position that the FCC should require mandatory notching of the amateur bands by Broadband over Power Line (BPL). The ARRL’s filing stated such devices
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