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Rick Ellrod’s Good Idea

Rick Ellrod, the Director of the Communications Policy and Regulatory Division of the Department of Cbale and Consumer Affairs for Fairfax County, Virginia had a good idea regarding the electricity generating tree (read more HERE). Add some tiny illuminations to light of the tree at night.

Here’s my take on Rick’s idea:

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A Power-Generating Faux Tree

For my friends in local government service, this should be on your radar. It’s on mine.

I find this design to be aesthetically compelling in an urban landscape.

For more see: www.newwind.fr (In French only, at least for now.)

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HostedNumbers is Our Remote Telephone Number Provider

This is a bit off of my usual topics, but I think this is something that is likely to be of interest to many of you.

HostedNumbers is the telephone service provider we use to secure local telephone numbers in various area codes where we want a virtual local presence. This allows callers in those . . . → Read More: HostedNumbers is Our Remote Telephone Number Provider

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Massive Metal in Meriden

This massive site is in Meriden, Connecticut. Verizon is the anchor at this site. Eeek!

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T-Mobile v. Roswell Decided: Both Got It Wrong

(Updated 1/21/15: see bottom)

This is a flash report on the Supreme Court decision announced today in T-Mobile v. Roswell penned by Justice Sotomayor. A detailed analysis will follow. For now, here is the Syllabus (not part of the decision) followed by a link to the 28-page decision. The big takeaway: A City need not . . . → Read More: T-Mobile v. Roswell Decided: Both Got It Wrong

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Jonathan Kramer Elected a Senior Member of the Society of Broadcast Engineers

I’m very pleased to report that I just received notice that I have been elected to Senior Member status in the Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE).

I’m also an elected Senior Member of the Society of Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE, U.S. Society) and an elected Fellow of the Society of Telecommunication Engineers (SCTE, U.K. Society).

 

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Looking for my Car? Ask Steve Allen.

If you are looking for my car, just find this license plate:

I selected this style of license plate to honor my old friend, Steve Allen. Besides, it’s a good cause to support via my annual tag fees.

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FCC Adopts Rules to Define 6409(a) and Modify the Shot Clock

In 2012, at the behest of the wireless industry (and specifically the PCIA), Congress passed and the President signed the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act. Buried within the hundreds of thousands of words in the Act are 149 word comprising Section 6409(a) dealing with wireless site collocations.

Here are those 149 words:

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FCC Chair Tom Wheeler’s Keynote At NATOA National

(Updated 5:29 p.m. PDT to include the prepared remarks of the Chairman.)

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler presented the keynote speech on October 1, 2014 at the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA.ORG) Annual Conference in St. Paul, Minnesota.

The running time of the lecture is just under 30 minutes, and this is a . . . → Read More: FCC Chair Tom Wheeler’s Keynote At NATOA National

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Ken Schmidt – Steel in the Air

Ken Schmidt (l) with Jonathan Kramer

I had the pleasure of having lunch today with Ken Schmidt, President of Steel in the Air. Although we have talked many times over the years, this is the first time we have met in the flesh.

Ken is exceptionally knowledgeable in the same areas where I and . . . → Read More: Ken Schmidt – Steel in the Air

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