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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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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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Let’s Be Clear About Clearwire

I recently posted a message to a list serve run by the League of California Cities aimed at local government planners. That posting has provoked a number of comments, universally positive from local government planners and attorneys. I did receive what might be called a negative response from a wireless industry siting agent.

I’ll let . . . → Read More: Let’s Be Clear About Clearwire

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Cell Siting News 2/25/2008

Taliban demand night-time cell tower shutdown Register – London,England,UK Reportedly the hardline Islamic militia believes that cell towers are being used to locate and track Taliban gunmen. The BBC quotes Taliban spokesman …

Concern over the amount of cell phone towers AM900 CHML – Hamilton,Ontario,Canada HAMILTON (AM900 CHML) – There’s . . . → Read More: Cell Siting News 2/25/2008