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    06/02/2010 | Australia Students Celebrate WIA Centenary with ARISS QSO

    Students from the Trinity Christian School at Wanniassa in the Australian Capital Territory made history on May 29 with the first Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) contact to be held in Canberra. The event was part of the Wireless I
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    06/26/2009 | President Obama Nominates Meredith Attwell Baker and Mignon Clyburn to be FCC Commissioners

    On the same day -- June 25 -- that the Senate confirmed the nominations of Julius Genachowski as FCC Chairman and current Commissioner Robert McDowell, President Barack Obama nominated Democrat Mignon Clyburn and Republican Meredith Attwell Baker to be FC
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    03/23/2009 | Commissioner Jonathan Adelstein to Leave FCC

    On Friday, March 20, President Barack Obama announced his intention to nominate Democrat FCC Commissioner Jonathan S. Adelstein to serve as Administrator for the Rural Utilities Service (RUS), of the United States Department of Agriculture; the nomination
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  • 03/04/2009 | FCC Has Done "Literally Nothing" to Comply with Court Ruling

    On February 25 -- 10 months to the day that the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit released its decision on the ARRL's Petition for Review of the FCC's Orders adopting rules governing broadband over power line (BPL) systems -- ARRL G
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    01/05/2009 | FCC Commissioners: Now There Are Four

    The term of FCC Commissioner Deborah Taylor Tate, a Republican from Tennessee, came to an end on January 3 as the 111th Congress convened for the first time. Originally selected by President Bush to fill the unexpired term of then-Chairman Michael Powell,
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  • 10/16/2008 | City of Manassas Takes Over BPL System from Private Company

    Late last month, the Manassas, Virginia City Council voted 4-2 to assume control of the Broadband over Power Lines (BPL) service from the private company that serves approximately 675 residents. As a result of the vote, the City of Manassas will now have
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