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    03/02/2011 | ARRL Members Respond to HR 607

    Last month, a bill was introduced in the US House of Representatives that addresses certain spectrum management issues, including the creation and maintenance of a nationwide Public Safety broadband network. This bill -- HR 607, known as The Broadband for
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    02/22/2011 | ARRL Asks Members to Write in Opposition to HR 607

    ARRL members are being asked to write to their congressional representatives in opposition to HR 607, which as presently written threatens part of the Amateur Radio 70 cm band.
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    02/17/2011 | Spectrum Management Bill Threatens Amateur Frequencies

    On February 10, Representative Peter King (R-NY-3), Chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, introduced HR 607, the Broadband for First Responders Act of 2011. The bill been referred to the House Energy and Commerce Committee, which handles tele
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    01/27/2011 | ARRL Legislative Newsletter to Be Launched

    The inaugural issue of the ARRL Legislative Update -- an HTML newsletter focusing on the ARRL’s legislative and advocacy efforts at the national level -- will launch the week of January 31. According to ARRL Regulatory Information Manager Dan Henderson, N
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    09/10/2010 | New York Judge Declares Amateur Radio Is Not a Cell Phone

    In many states and localities, it is illegal to talk on a cell phone (without a hands-free device) while behind the wheel -- doing so can result in a ticket and possibly a large fine. But on May 30, 2010, when a New York ham was talking on his mobile rig,
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    08/06/2010 | ARRL Files Petition with FCC to Deny Applications with ReconRobotics

    On August 4, 2010, the ARRL filed a Petition to Deny Applications with the FCC to deny 68 pending Public Safety Pool license applications associated with the ReconRobotics Video and Audio Surveillance System. Each license application is accompanied by a w
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