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  • 08/11/2009 | FCC Cites Company for Selling Unauthorized RF Devices

    On August 10, the FCC issued a Citation to Future Hobbies for marketing unauthorized radio frequency devices in the United States that operate on restricted frequencies. According to the Commission, these devices were in violation of the Communi
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  • 08/04/2009 | FCC Issues Citation to Washington Company for Selling, Importing Unauthorized RF Devices

    On July 28, the FCC issued a Citation to The Spy Store for marketing unauthorized radio frequency devices. According to the Commission, these devices were in violation of the Communications Act of 1934, As Amended and the Commission's Rules,
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    07/31/2009 | FCC Expands ARRL's 500 kHz Experimental License

    On July 28, the FCC approved a modification that expands the ARRL's 500 kHz experimental license WD2XSH. According to Experiment Coordinator Fritz Raab, W1FR, the expansion allows for more frequencies, more stations and portable operations.
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    07/31/2009 | Baker, Clyburn Confirmed by Senate: FCC at Full Slate

    On Friday, July 24, the Senate confirmed the nominations of Meredith Attwell Baker and Mignon Clyburn as FCC Commissioners. Both nominees appeared before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation on July 15 to be vetted by the 25 member
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  • 07/30/2009 | FCC Issues Citation to Part 15 Marketer

    On July 28, the FCC issued a Citation to Hobby Lobby International (HLI) for marketing non-compliant radio frequency devices. According to the Commission, these devices were in violation of the Communications Act of 1934, As Amended and
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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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    06/28/2009 | Senate Confirms Genachowski as FCC Chairman; McDowell Confirmed for Second Term

    Just nine day after Julius Genachowski -- the man President Barack Obama picked to head the Federal Communications Commission -- appeared before the Senate's Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, the Senate confirmed his nomination as FCC Chairm
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