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    07/25/2009 | FCC Continues BPL Debate

    On July 17, the FCC issued a Request for Further Comment and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (FNPRM), addressing the issues remanded to them by the US Court of Appeals. In October 2007, the ARRL took the Commission to court concerning
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  • 05/18/2009 | FCC Looks to Raise Vanity Call Sign Fees for Second Consecutive Year

    The FCC released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and Order (NPRM) on May 14 seeking to raise fees for Amateur Radio vanity call signs. Currently, a vanity call sign costs $12.30 and is good for 10 years; the new fee, if the FCC plan goes thr
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  • 03/24/2009 | FCC Proposes New Rules for Medical Devices Operating on 70 cm Band

    On March 20, the FCC issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM), proposing to allocate spectrum and adopt service and technical rules for the utilization of new implanted medical devices that operate on 413-457 MHz (70 cm). According to t
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  • 05/08/2008 | FCC Looks to Raise Vanity Call Sign Fees

    The FCC released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and Order (NPRM) on May 8 seeking to raise fees for Amateur Radio vanity call signs. Currently, a vanity call sign costs $11.70 and is good for 10 years; the new fee, if the FCC plan goes
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