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Third-Party Sec. 6409(a) Presentation

A California government recently received a third-party consultant presentation in an open meeting study session ostensibly regarding wireless collocation siting under Section 6409(a).

I am making available the audio and slides of the presentation, along with my legal analysis and commentary regarding the information and the reliability of the information offered during the lecture, . . . → Read More: Third-Party Sec. 6409(a) Presentation

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Section 6409(b)(1): Mandatory Wireless Siting on Federal Property?

Section 6409(a) of the Middle Class Tax Relief Act

I’ve spent a lot of time and spilled a lot of ink writing about Section 6409(a) of the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012 (H.R. 3630). That’s the poorly conceived and equally poorly written section addressing wireless collocations at some existing wireless sites.

This posting is not about 6409(a).

Rather, in . . . → Read More: Section 6409(b)(1): Mandatory Wireless Siting on Federal Property?

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FCC Likely to Revisit RF Emissions Safety Rules

Wireless Week is reporting that the FCC may open an inquiry into its RF emissions safety standards.

WW reports that Chairman Julius Genachowski is circulating a draft inquiry among the Commissioners that may (and is likely to be) voted on by the full Commission to require a in-depth review of the FCC’s existing environmental RF . . . → Read More: FCC Likely to Revisit RF Emissions Safety Rules

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My T-Mobile Headliner Slides

Attached to this posting are the slides I used today during my portion of the T-Mobile External Affairs Headliner Series presentation. I’ve also attached John Pestle’s slides.

We hope you find them useful.

Kramer’s T-Mobile Headliner Series Slides Pestle’s T-Mobile Headliner Series Slides

. . . → Read More: My T-Mobile Headliner Slides

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If the Tower Doesn’t Grow, Can Municipalities Say No?

John Pestle of Varnum and I have been invited to speak on this month’s T-Mobile’s National External Affairs Headliner Speaker Series. This is a monthly conference call/webinar with hundreds of internal and external T-Mobile executives, managers, line-level staff, and outside contractors.

The title of our lecture, thought up by T-Mobile, is “If the Tower Doesn’t . . . → Read More: If the Tower Doesn’t Grow, Can Municipalities Say No?

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Kramer’s 6409 Webinar: Cal Bar Grants 1 hour of MCLE Credit

The State Bar of California has granted 1.0 hours of MCLE credit for attorneys attending Jonathan’s Sec. 6409 Webinar on April 5th. This follows the American Planning Association’s approval of Certification Maintenance credit of 1.0 hours for LAW.

If you are a government attorney outside of California, you may still be able to receive CLE . . . → Read More: Kramer’s 6409 Webinar: Cal Bar Grants 1 hour of MCLE Credit

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APA Members: 1 Hour of Law CM credit for KTLF Sec. 6409 Webinar

The American Planning Association has approved 1 hour of LAW CM credit APA members participating on KTLF’s 4/5/12 Webinar regarding the new wireless collocation rules (Sec. 6409). California MCLE credit is pending. Open only to governments; No charge for governments.

More information and sign up: http://bit.ly/sec6409.

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Quote from PCIA’s Webinar on Sec. 6409

I had a chance to legitimately listen in on the PCIA’s webinar last week providing their membership with the industry’s view of how the new rules are to be used, and taught to local governments.

I won’t go into much detail now about the PCIA’s webinar now, other than to say three things:

1. It . . . → Read More: Quote from PCIA’s Webinar on Sec. 6409

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Wireless Siting Professionals: A Vanishing Breed?

I’ve been talking with a number of my friends who are in the wireless siting business as contractors. These are the people, mostly independent contractors, who show up at the planning counter to file siting projects representing the wireless carriers. They perform important functions in the wireless permitting process. I have great respect for the . . . → Read More: Wireless Siting Professionals: A Vanishing Breed?

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KTLF to Conduct Sec. 6409 Teleconference on 4/5/12

Sec. 6409: A Landmark Change in Wireless Tower Siting KTLF to Conduct Special Webinar on April 5th for California Local Governments (California MCLE Application Filed For 1 Hour Credit)

On February 17, 2012, Congress passed the “Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012″ (the “Act”) and sent it on to President . . . → Read More: KTLF to Conduct Sec. 6409 Teleconference on 4/5/12