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Российская 5Г Радио испу́г

Roughly (and badly) translated, the title of this point means Russia 5G Wireless Fear.

Reports published in some segments of the US mainstream media over the past few days suggest that Russia is behind at least some of the fearmongering on the Internet related to 5G deployment and claims of negative health impacts.

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Getting Sirius(XM) About AT&T Cell Sites

AT&T is filing applications with local governments to modify existing cell sites to add a wire frame parabolic antenna at some of its sites. The application also shows the addition of signal splitters (or combiners) and multiple power amplifiers. In the applications that I’ve seen so far, there’s no mention as to the service that . . . → Read More: Getting Sirius(XM) About AT&T Cell Sites

President Trump: Drinking the Industry 5G Kool Aid

On Friday, April 12, President Trump held a press event in the Roosevelt Room of the White House. His subject? 5G deployment. He remarks bear some close examination, as they come right out of the wireless industry playbook as enhanced by the FCC, a captured agency of that industry. Let’s take apart the remarks, which . . . → Read More: President Trump: Drinking the Industry 5G Kool Aid

Cal Supreme Court Rules for San Francisco against T-Mobile in PROW Case

Today the California Supreme Court ruled in favor of the City and County of San Francisco, and against T-Mobile and its wireless industry co-parties in a case regarding how a local government can manage the public right of ways in this state.

The decision has, as of this writing, been out for only 15 minutes, . . . → Read More: Cal Supreme Court Rules for San Francisco against T-Mobile in PROW Case

Wireless Site Project Plans with Stolen PE Stamps?

With the push to apply for as many cell sites as possible in as short a period as possible, and for the least cost, we’re observing an alarming new situation: the use of Professional Engineer seals and signatures copied onto wireless project plans and related safety documents, all without the knowledge–much less the permission–of the . . . → Read More: Wireless Site Project Plans with Stolen PE Stamps?

TLF Releases new Small Wireless Facilities Supplemental Application

Big news: TLF has released v. 1.03 of our new Small Wireless Facilities (“SWF”) Supplemental Application form. This form is available for free to any local government that would like to get a handle on how to better process the deluge of SWF applications hitting right now, and for effectively comply with the (crazy) new . . . → Read More: TLF Releases new Small Wireless Facilities Supplemental Application

House and Senate to FCC: Did the Commission REALLY…

Yesterday (1/30/19) Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) wrote to FCC Chairman Pai asking for information regarding allegations that FCC staff tried to game the federal judicial system in connection with the current litigation over the Commission’s 5G orders.

The letter opens with the following:

Dear Chairman Pai,

As you know, reports have . . . → Read More: House and Senate to FCC: Did the Commission REALLY…

Mo-Mobilitie and Two Major Bob Announcements

Back in October I had a few (or more) rather critical words to say about a Mobilitie presentation at AGL/Kansas City. Here’s a link to the post: Mobilitie: Fake News; FCC Fines; and Churchill’s Barking Dog. My aim in that post was clearly on Mr. Jason Caliento, the Executive Vice President of Network Strategy at . . . → Read More: Mo-Mobilitie and Two Major Bob Announcements

Is it Really a Small Wireless Facility?

Yesterday was January 14, 2019, the day that the bulk of the FCC’s Small Wireless Facility (SWF) rules went into effect. Here’s a short video about information you’ll need to know if the applicant is REALLY proposing a SWF! It’s just a tad over 4 minutes in length.

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HUGE! 10th Cir Denies Stay in FCC Case then Xfers to 9th Cir.

In the ongoing sage of local governments trying to bring sense back to cell siting after the FCC’s industry-driven September Small Wireless Facilities Order, the 10th Circuit today ORDERED that (a) it would not issue a stay of the FCC’s order, but then (b) ORDERED the case to be transferred to the 9th Circuit!

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