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FCC Must Upgrade Wireless Emergency Alert System, Public Safety Organizations Say

The nation’s Wireless Emergency Alert system (WEA) needs improvements that are long overdue, according to a coalition of public safety organizations that are pushing for action by the Federal Communications Commission on the issue. In a letter to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and … Continue reading

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Future of OTA TV Broadcasts Uncertain

SCMA club member Steve Herbert (LA-187, K6CRW) forwarded me this article on the future of OTA television broadcasts. The following is from a tvnewscheck.com article: It’s difficult to pinpoint any single year in the history of television broadcasting more momentous … Continue reading

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Motorola Is Unable to Find Buyers After Months-Long Effort

Motorola Solutions Inc. has failed to find a buyer after seeking to drum up interest from private-equity funds and large industrial companies, people with knowledge of the matter said. The maker of two-way radios and other communications equipment has proved … Continue reading

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Whoops… Mistaken Verizon Emergency Alert Scares N.J.

Not quite the “War Of The Worlds” broadcast of a Martian invasion in New Jersey, a Verizon “emergency” alert Monday that the company texted to its wireless customers still jangled some nerves and triggered hundreds of calls from concerned residents … Continue reading

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