CGC #1192

February 27, 2013

__________________________________________________________________ —————————————————————— THE CGC COMMUNICATOR CGC #1192 Wednesday, February 27, 2013 ________ Robert F. Gonsett, W6VR, Editor Copyright 2013, Communications General® Corporation (CGC) —————————————————————— __________________________________________________________________ NEW FCC DISTRICT DIRECTOR FOR THE LOS ANGELES AREA A new District Director has been appointed to the Los Angeles area FCC field office. CGC welcomes Charles Cooper to this […]

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CGC #1191

February 19, 2013

__________________________________________________________________ —————————————————————— THE CGC COMMUNICATOR CGC #1191 Tuesday, February 19, 2013 ________ Robert F. Gonsett, W6VR, Editor Copyright 2013, Communications General® Corporation (CGC) —————————————————————— __________________________________________________________________ EAS SYSTEM IS HACKED – ZOMBIES ON THE LOOSE Broadcast engineers have known for some time that our nation’s Emergency Alert System (EAS) is vulnerable to hacking. Now, the unthinkable […]

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CGC #1190

February 11, 2013

__________________________________________________________________ —————————————————————— THE CGC COMMUNICATOR CGC #1190 Monday, February 11, 2013 ________ Robert F. Gonsett, W6VR, Editor Copyright 2013, Communications General® Corporation (CGC) —————————————————————— __________________________________________________________________ FCC NEWS BRIEFS o TV Pickup licensees must register their 6875-7125 and 12700-13200 MHz stationary receive sites: http://tinyurl.com/TV-Pickup-Registration o NAB challenges FCC’s alteration of OET-69, the methodology used to calculate […]

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CGC #1189*

February 5, 2013

__________________________________________________________________ —————————————————————— THE CGC COMMUNICATOR CGC #1189* Tuesday, February 5, 2013 ________ Robert F. Gonsett, W6VR, Editor Copyright 2013, Communications General® Corporation (CGC) —————————————————————— __________________________________________________________________ LOCAL FCC APPLICATIONS & ACTIONS Period covered: January 2, 2013 – January 31, 2013 inclusive. This newsletter is devoted exclusively to FCC Applications and Actions in the greater Los Angeles/San […]

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CGC #1188

February 5, 2013

__________________________________________________________________ —————————————————————— THE CGC COMMUNICATOR CGC #1188 Tuesday, February 5, 2013 ________ Robert F. Gonsett, W6VR, Editor Copyright 2013, Communications General® Corporation (CGC) —————————————————————— __________________________________________________________________ FCC NEWS BRIEFS o Should free Super Wi-Fi networks be deployed across the nation? There is fierce support as well as adamant opposition to the plan. This promises to be […]

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CGC #1187

January 28, 2013

__________________________________________________________________ —————————————————————— THE CGC COMMUNICATOR CGC #1187 Monday, January 28, 2013 ________ Robert F. Gonsett, W6VR, Editor Copyright 2013, Communications General® Corporation (CGC) —————————————————————— __________________________________________________________________ FCC OPEN MEETING The FCC will hold an Open Meeting on January 31 and there is one item of more than routine interest: “The Commission will consider a Report and […]

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CGC #1186

January 19, 2013

__________________________________________________________________ —————————————————————— THE CGC COMMUNICATOR CGC #1186 Saturday, January 19, 2013 ________ Robert F. Gonsett, W6VR, Editor Copyright 2013, Communications General® Corporation (CGC) —————————————————————— __________________________________________________________________ FCC NEWS BRIEFS o FCC launches new “Enhanced Website” for broadcasters and other stakeholders seeking to evaluate the financial opportunity of the upcoming TV spectrum incentive auction. We start with […]

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CGC #1185

January 14, 2013

__________________________________________________________________ —————————————————————— THE CGC COMMUNICATOR CGC #1185 Monday, January 14, 2013 ________ Robert F. Gonsett, W6VR, Editor Copyright 2013, Communications General® Corporation (CGC) —————————————————————— __________________________________________________________________ MAJOR EFFORT TO INCREASE WI-FI CAPACITY While speaking at the 2013 CES, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski announced that the Commission will soon kick-off a government-wide effort to increase speeds and […]

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CGC #1184

January 9, 2013

__________________________________________________________________ —————————————————————— THE CGC COMMUNICATOR CGC #1184 Wednesday, January 9, 2013 ________ Robert F. Gonsett, W6VR, Editor Copyright 2013, Communications General® Corporation (CGC) —————————————————————— __________________________________________________________________ FCC NEWS BRIEFS o Media Bureau announces January 10-25, 2013 filing window for Auction 83 FM translator application selections and caps showings, and offers examples to clarify showing requirements: http://tinyurl.com/XlatorAppsAndCaps […]

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CGC #1183*

January 7, 2013

__________________________________________________________________ —————————————————————— THE CGC COMMUNICATOR CGC #1183* Monday, January 7, 2013 ________ Robert F. Gonsett, W6VR, Editor Copyright 2013, Communications General® Corporation (CGC) —————————————————————— __________________________________________________________________ LOCAL FCC APPLICATIONS & ACTIONS Period covered: December 3, 2012 – December 31, 2012 inclusive. This newsletter is devoted exclusively to FCC Applications and Actions in the greater Los Angeles/San […]

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CGC #1182

December 21, 2012

__________________________________________________________________ —————————————————————— THE CGC COMMUNICATOR CGC #1182 Friday, December 21, 2012 ________ Robert F. Gonsett, W6VR, Editor Copyright 2012, Communications General® Corporation (CGC) —————————————————————— __________________________________________________________________ A MODEST GIFT FROM THE FOREST SERVICE Richard Rudman, Ed Sogge and Bob Gonsett met with USDA Forest Service (“FS”) staff on August 10, 2012 and asked that certain provisions […]

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