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Friday — February 9, 2018 — Issue No. 792

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Texas company plans 160m band Wireless Power Transfer

SWLing Post reports Texzon Technologies has been granted an FCC experimental license, callsign WJ2XGB, to test Wireless Power Transfer (WPT) from 1710 kHz to 1900 kHz in the 160 meter band.

Texzon Technologies apparently aim to conduct testing in the spectrum range from 1710 kHz to 1900 kHz with an input power of less than 5 kW and EIRP limited to 100 watts or less.

The FCC license permits an ERP of 1000 watts.

Source: Southgate Amateur Radio News

More details and FCC documentation follow below near the end of this issue. There is considerable interest from ham radio operators in Texas about this technology. (Is it viable?)

My grandfather believed that someday electric power would be delivered to homes without wires.

Of course, we know that the famous “mad scientist” Nikola Tesla first discovered resonant coupling during his pioneering experiments in wireless power transfer around the turn of the 20th century. [Wikipedia]

By the way, lots of people — in recent years — have become interested in Tesla's research and are wondering if he was mad or just an eccentric genius.

You are welcome to comment on this topic.

Burch Falkner has written an op-ed about his take on Super Bowl LII and his concern about the effects of RF radiation.

I always like receiving comments from Burch. He is one of those silver tongued, southern gentlemen, and he marches to a different drummer. Don't miss it in the LETTERS TO THE EDITOR section below.

New Zealand Selects one2many for National Emergency Mobile Alert System

So . . . on to more news.

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This doesn't mean that nothing is ever published here that mentions a US political party—it just means that the editorial policy of this newsletter is to remain neutral on all political issues. We don't take sides.

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Advertiser Index

Easy Solutions (Vaughan Bowden)
Hark Technologies (David George & Bill Noyes)
IWA Technical Services, Inc. (Ira Wiesenfeld)
Leavitt Communications (Phil Leavitt)
Prism Paging (Jim Nelson & John Bishop)
Product Support Services (PSSI) (Robert Cook, et al)
Paging & Wireless Network Planners LLC (Ron Mercer)
Swissphone (Angelo Saccoccia, et al)

The Internet of Lifesaving Things: Smarter Cities, Smarter Response

BUSINESS / Jan 09, 2018

With all 50 U.S. states, 3 territories and the District of Columbia opted in to FirstNet, AT&T is given a unique opportunity to bridge public safety’s capabilities with the Internet of Things (IoT).

By Mike Zeto, general manager, AT&T Smart Cities

Boots on the ground. Eyes in the sky. First responders are always there when we need them. And we believe it’s our responsibility to help serve the everyday heroes who help protect us.

All 50 U.S. states, 3 territories and the District of Columbia opted in to FirstNet. That presents a unique opportunity to bridge public safety’s capabilities with the Internet of Things (IoT). This can help create smarter cities and smarter responses. And ultimately, it can help connect first responders to the world around them like never before. It’s an exciting time to explore how technology and connectivity will transform public safety in 2018 and beyond.

Here’s how we see the intersection of IoT and FirstNet helping support public safety. Some already exist and others are future possibilities.

  • Connected vehicles – Our all-in-one fleet tracking and management solution, Fleet Complete, just launched for FirstNet customers. It helps dispatch centers and first responders see the status of vehicles in the field like never before.

    Fleet Complete details location, destination, speed and engine diagnostics. And it also allows for geofencing and customizable exception reporting. Take a crime scene, for example, or a duty station. Geofencing can give incident commanders better visibility into available resources or help create a log of who goes in and out of an area.

    Plus, it comes fully integrated with Enhanced Push-to-Talk, giving first responders a built-in communications platform. That means fleet managers and dispatch centers can speak directly with field operators and first responders. So in the event of an emergency, a dispatcher can visually identify assets in the field instead of putting out a generalized request over the radio, which is what happens today.

    Dispatchers can also determine the on-board capabilities of those assets and simultaneously communicate with them. All of this brings transparency and control to public safety. This can mean greater situational awareness and a speedier response for teams.

  • Connected infrastructure – We’re working to make cities and municipalities more tech-driven. This can benefit public safety in a big way. Take smart lighting solutions, for instance. Right now, through our Digital Infrastructure solutions, we can retrofit existing lighting to help cities monitor traffic and road conditions and provide situational awareness. This helps cities identify and proactively manage repairs, road closures and maintenance needs to keep roads safer.

    This could help firefighters choose the fastest route to a house fire. And decibel sensors placed on lights around the city could also help police detect gunshots when and where they happen.

  • Connected drones – We’re working to help first responders improve outcomes. Imagine if paramedics could see what was happening at a car accident before they arrived. The potential to deploy a connected drone and collect information from the scene of an emergency could help EMS personnel make key decisions about the type of response needed. The seconds saved could mean the difference between life and death.

    Think of the potential for firefighters using a connected drone as they battle the blaze of a rapidly moving wildfire. As conditions quickly change, firefighters on the front line could still have access to the information they need in near real time from a camera-equipped drone.

  • Connected gear – Wearable cameras can provide “see-what-I-see capabilities” to support search and rescue. And along with cameras, wearable sensors can feed data to incident commanders and first responders. This is critical to help improve situational awareness.

    For example, the leading cause of death on the job among firefighters is cardiac arrest. Monitoring firefighters’ health data can send early warning alerts to help keep them safe.1 If a firefighter’s heart rate increases, it could trigger the wearable camera to auto stream their current conditions. This would let command centers evaluate the need for backup based on what’s happening in near real time.

As these capabilities are brought onto the FirstNet platform, first responders can be confident they’ll have highly secure, reliable access to near real-time data and video feeds. This information can support response, help with situational awareness and boost collaboration.

Plus, all public safety traffic on the FirstNet platform will be routed through a dedicated core with end-to-end encryption to help meet first responders’ sensitive communications needs.

We’ve only just scratched the surface of possibilities. AT&T is helping shape the future through the Internet of Lifesaving Things innovation. We plan to make it easy for first responders to manage their connections through the launch of AT&T Control Center for FirstNet later this quarter.

And we look forward to empowering first responders by placing innovative and dependable new tools in their hands to help them respond to incidents more quickly, safely and effectively.

1 Based on a 2015 report from the National Fire Protection Association.

Source: AT&  

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  • We treat our customers like family. We don’t just fix problems . . . We recommend and implement better cost-effective solutions.
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Please see our web site for exciting solutions designed specifically for the Wireless Industry. We also maintain a diagnostic lab and provide important repair and replacement parts services for Motorola and Glenayre equipment. Call or e-mail us for more information.

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Back To Paging


Still The Most Reliable Protocol For Wireless Messaging!


“Is Paging Going Away?” by Jim Nelson

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  • Click here for German. (Berlin Revision: November 8, 2016)
  • Click here for French.

Here is an English PDF edit of this paper formatted with page breaks and suitable for printing.

Volunteers needed for translations into other languages.






Rick McMichael has some equipment for sale — left over from the inventory of his business that he recently sold.

1 Motorola NAC board, P/N: TTN4017
1 Motorola NAC board, P/N: PTTN44097A
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Dominica Post-Disaster Needs Assessment Cites Amateur Radio's Role after Maria

The ARRL Letter for February 8, 2018

A post-hurricane disaster needs assessment published this past fall by the Government of Dominica points up the significance of Amateur Radio's role in the relief and recovery effort on the tiny Caribbean island nation in the wake of Hurricane Maria last September. It also calls for expanding the pool of radio amateurs on the island who could help in future disasters.

The report, Commonwealth of Dominica Post-Disaster Needs Assessment — Hurricane Maria, September 18, 2017, noted that all telecommunication services on Dominica except for Amateur Radio were disabled from September 19 to 21. Some 30 cellular sites were destroyed or severely damaged, and the fiber-optic backbone was severed in several locations, leading to a nationwide loss of connectivity, the report said. In addition to the private telecommunications networks, “an emergency communications network consisting of Amateur Radio operators is supposed to exist within the purview of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC),” the report pointed out.

The Post-Disaster Needs Assessment concluded that Hurricane Maria caused nearly $931 million in damage, plus losses of more than $380 million — which, according to the report, amounts to 226% of Dominica's 2016 gross domestic product (GDP).

“The interruption of telecommunication services had a significant negative human impact as Dominica was almost cut off from the outside world for 3 days. Communities within Dominica were isolated from one another,” said the report, which was published last November 15.

The needs assessment said that “a sparse Amateur Radio network” suffering from a lack of trained operators and back-up power, plus “a few satellite phones” delivered information “required for critical relief and rescue activities.”

“The Government should rehabilitate the ECN (Emergency Communications Network) by offering training to persons interested in becoming Amateur Radio operators nationwide, with the goal of having a licensed Amateur Radio operator in every community with an emergency shelter,” the report recommended.

Dominica is still in the recovery phase in the wake of Hurricane Maria.

The report also proposed that emergency shelters and the EOC be equipped with Amateur Radio and/or a satellite phone, “so that contact may be quickly established during or after a storm.” The report also recommended that the government of Dominica “develop a plan for the operation and maintenance of the network long term, including replacement of equipment, training of operators and activation procedures for the network in case of an emergency.”

In the short term, the Post-Disaster Needs Assessment advised, rehabilitation of the existing National Emergency Communications Network should include the purchase of Amateur Radio equipment, including repeaters, as well as satellite phones and “other technology required for the network.”

The Yasme Foundation, Yaesu USA, the Foundation for Amateur International Radio Service (FAIRS), and individual GoFundMe donors joined forces last fall to restore country-wide Amateur Radio communication on Dominica in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. Private pilots Brian Machesney, K1LI, and Dave Bridgham, N1AHF, transported a planeload of Amateur Radio gear, relief equipment, and supplies as part of an effort to better prepare the small Caribbean island nation for future disasters. — Thanks to Brian Machesney, K1LI

Source: The ARRL Letter for February 8, 2018  

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Who We Are

Prism-IPX is a leader in providing reliable communications systems using modern designs to meet today’s demands for critical message alerting and delivery. Prism-IPX designs versatile and robust Critical Message Management systems using paging and other wireless technologies for high performance and dependable communications.

What We Make

Prism-IPX Systems products include full-featured radio paging systems with VoIP input, IP based transmitter control systems and paging message encryption. Other options include e-mail messaging, remote switch controllers, Off-The-Air paging message decoders and logging systems.

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Repair Turn-Around Time 5-10 Business Days
1.1 Messaging Device - Repair Fees (parts additional change, 90-day warranty)
  Model Name PSSI Model Code Model Type Pricing (USD$)
  AE-Advisor Elite AE-Advisor Elite Alphanumeric $14.25
  AG-Advisor Gold AG-Advisor Gold Alphanumeric $13.12
  ALPE-UniElite (All New Parts) ALPE-UniElite Alphanumeric $34.83
  ALPE-UniElite (Used Parts) ALPE-UniElite Alphanumeric $14.94
  ALPG-Alpha Gold ALPG-Alpha Gold Alphanumeric $14.51
  Apollo Apollo Numeric $13.37
  Bravo 850 B8-BR850 Numeric $17.02
  BF-Bravo FLX BF-Bravo FLX Numeric $11.44
  T900 T9-T900 2Way $18.56
  BP-Bravo Plus BP-Bravo Plus Numeric $11.44
  BR-Bravo LX BR-Bravo LX Numeric $11.44
  GS-Coaster Coaster Numeric $26.97
  M90-UNI Messenger M90-UNI Messenger 2Way $18.56
  NP88-UNI-NP88 NP88-UNI-NP88 Numeric $9.68
  Pronto PL-Pronto LX Numeric $9.68
  Unication Elegant EL-Elegant Numeric $14.51
  RA-Ranger RA-Ranger Numeric $12.02
  ST800 ST800 Numeric $12.02
  ST800-P ST800-P Numeric $12.02
  T3-Titan Sun Telecom T3-Titan Sun Telecom Alphanumeric $13.37
  Z4-Z400 Sun Telecom Z4-Z400 Sun Telecom Alphanumeric $12.06
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  Damaged Beyond Repair Inspection Fee $1.15
  Frequency Change - Synthesized Models $3.45
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  Motorola SCM/Exciter MO-SCM-EXC $561.25
  Motorola External NIU MO-NIU-EXT $511.92
  Glenayre Tx Controller GL-C2000 $128.34
  Glenayre Exciter Narrow Band GL-EXC-NB $128.34
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  Glenayre </=300W Amplifier GL-T8500 $303.60
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For Sale: Power-One 24VDC Linear Power Supplies

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Exclusive: Intel's new smart glasses hands-on


The Verge
Published on Feb 5, 2018

Intel's Vaunt smart glasses won't make you look like a Glasshole. Dieter Bohn got an exclusive look at Intel's latest gadget. By shining a low-powered laser into your retina, the glasses can get all sorts of information without pulling out your phone.

Source: YouTube  

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Specialists in sales and service of equipment from these leading manufacturers, as well as other two-way radio and paging products:

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7508 N. Red Ledge Drive
Paradise Valley, AZ 85253
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Mobile phone: 847-494-0000
Telephone: 847-955-0511
Fax: 270-447-1909
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Disaster-Proven Paging for Public Safety

Paging system designs in the United States typically use a voice radio-style infrastructure. These systems are primarily designed for outdoor mobile coverage with modest indoor coverage. Before Narrowbanding, coverage wasn’t good, but what they have now is not acceptable! The high power, high tower approach also makes the system vulnerable. If one base station fails, a large area loses their paging service immediately!

Almost every technology went from analog to digital except fire paging. So it’s time to think about digital paging! The Disaster-Proven Paging Solution (DiCal) from Swissphone offers improved coverage, higher reliability and flexibility beyond anything that traditional analog or digital paging systems can provide. 

Swissphone is the No. 1 supplier for digital paging solutions worldwide. The Swiss company has built paging networks for public safety organizations all over the world. Swissphone has more than 1 million pagers in the field running for years and years due to their renowned high quality.

DiCal is the digital paging system developed and manufactured by Swissphone. It is designed to meet the specific needs of public safety organizations. Fire and EMS rely on these types of networks to improve incident response time. DiCal systems are designed and engineered to provide maximum indoor paging coverage across an entire county. In a disaster situation, when one or several connections in a simulcast solution are disrupted or interrupted, the radio network automatically switches to fall back operating mode. Full functionality is preserved at all times. This new system is the next level of what we know as “Simulcast Paging” here in the U.S.

Swissphone offers high-quality pagers, very robust and waterproof. Swissphone offers the best sensitivity in the industry, and battery autonomy of up to three months. First responder may choose between a smart s.QUAD pager, which is able to connect with a smartphone and the Hurricane DUO pager, the only digital pager who offers text-to-voice functionality.

Bluetooth technology makes it possible to connect the s.QUAD with a compatible smartphone, and ultimately with various s.ONE software solutions from Swissphone. Thanks to Bluetooth pairing, the s.QUAD combines the reliability of an independent paging system with the benefits of commercial cellular network. Dispatched team members can respond back to the call, directly from the pager. The alert message is sent to the pager via paging and cellular at the same time. This hybrid solution makes the alert faster and more secure. Paging ensures alerting even if the commercial network fails or is overloaded.

Swissphone sets new standards in paging:

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  • It’s much faster to send individual and stacked pages digitally than with analog voice.
  • If you want better indoor coverage, you put sites closer together at lower heights.
  • A self-healing system that also remains reliable in various disaster situations.
  • Place base station where you need them, without the usage of an expensive backhaul network.
  • Protect victim confidentiality and prevent unauthorized use of public safety communications, with integrated encryption service.


  • Reliable message reception, thanks to the best sensitivity in the industry.
  • Ruggedized and waterproof, IP67 and 6 1/2-feet drop test-certified products.
  • Battery autonomy of up to three months, with a standard AA battery.
  • Bluetooth enables the new s.QUAD pager to respond back to the dispatch center or fire chief.


  • Two-way CAD interfaces will make dispatching much easier.
  • The new s.ONE solution enables the dispatcher or fire chiefs to view the availability of relief forces.
  • A graphical screen shows how many of the dispatched team members have responded to the call.

Swissphone provides a proven solution at an affordable cost. Do you want to learn more?
Visit: or call 800-596-1914.

Leavitt Communications

We can supply alphanumeric display, numeric display, and voice pagers.

We also offer NEW and refurbished Alphamate 250s, refurbished Alphamate IIs, the original Alphamate refurbished, and new and refurbished pagers, pager repairs, pager parts, and accessories. We are FULL SERVICE in Paging! Outstanding service is our goal.

E-mail Phil Leavitt ( ) for pricing and delivery information, or for a list of other available paging and two-way related equipment.

Phil Leavitt

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Friday, February 9, 2018

Volume 6 | Issue 28 

Super Bowl Parade Makes Carriers Run a “Philly Special”

As an estimated three million Eagles fans toasted the long-awaited arrival of the Lombardi Trophy down Broad Street in Philadelphia yesterday, the major carriers held their breath, according to

“The telcos and the city worked together quickly to boost capacity along the route,” Philadelphia city spokesman Mike Dunn told “While providers have boosted capacity, parade-goers should expect service to be challenged.”

The City of Brotherly Love has seen its share of big events over the past few years and has boosted its network accordingly with the visit of Pope Francis, the Democratic National Convention, and the National Football League draft. This event, however, was expected to put enormous and unprecedented loads on the city’s cellular network. The parade route stretched for five miles from the stadium in South Philadelphia to the Art Museum and its famous “Rocky” steps.

“We’re prepared,” Verizon spokesman David Weissmann told His plan was to make adjustments to the demands on capacity as the parade progressed to its final destination.

T-Mobile director Kerri Strike-Stahller was optimistic they could handle the overload as they increased capacity for the parade with a mobile cell site near City Hall, roughly at the halfway point of the progressive celebration.

AT&T said in 2017, it grew its capacity in Philadelphia by 35 percent and also expressed confidence in its ability to handle the crowd, reported.

Comcast, which has been gingerly entering the wireless business, wouldn’t open its extensive WiFi network to the public along the parade route because it likely doesn’t have the capacity for the crowds. “While Xfinity continues to expand our WiFi network — we have more than 14,000 access points across Philadelphia — it’s difficult to predict the impact this kind of data use may have in such a concentrated area,” the company said on Wednesday.

Comcast recommended to cable customers that they venture a few blocks beyond the crowd, find a WiFi hotspot and upload videos and photos there, publishing a WiFi map to help ease the congestion.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 Volume 6 | Issue 26

Mexico is Short On Towers and Long On Demand

Don’t you wish you paid a little more attention in Spanish class? You just might want to brush the dust off of that particular text book because the burgeoning telecommunications market in Mexico needs over 50,000 towers constructed to keep up with demand for service. According to a report from Mexico News Daily, the country currently has approximately 27,000 towers but needs at least 80,000 to effectively support its mobile broadband network. “There are few countries in Latin America, and perhaps in the world, as complicated as Mexico in terms of telecommunications infrastructure, and while this industry is often described as a gold mine, in reality it is very far from that,” analysts from TowerXchange said.

Former telecom near-monopoly Telmex-América Móvil was restructured in 2015, forcing the company to divest its tower operating business and create a separate company, Telesites, which made room for competitors in the market for the first time. Currently, Telesites, Telxius, and American Tower are the main players in the telecom market, according to Mexico News Daily. Foreign firms own almost half of the towers in Mexico. American Tower has invested approximately $500 million in projects across the country, including 8,000 towers, some 50,000 concrete poles and over 2,100 miles of fiber optic cables.

Source: Inside Towers newsletter Courtesy of the editor of Inside Towers.

BloostonLaw Newsletter

Selected portions [sometimes more — sometimes less] of the BloostonLaw Telecom Update and/or the BloostonLaw Private Users Update — newsletters from the Law Offices of Blooston, Mordkofsky, Dickens, Duffy & Prendergast, LLP — are reproduced in this section of The Wireless Messaging News with kind permission from the firm. The firm's contact information is included at the end of this section of the newsletter.

 BloostonLaw Telecom Update Vol. 21, No. 7 February 7, 2018 

REMINDER: CPNI Reports are Due March 1

On February 7, the Wireline Competition Bureau issued a Public Notice reminding carriers and interconnected VoIP providers of their obligation to file, by March 1, 2018, their annual certification documenting compliance with the Commission’s CPNI rules.

CPNI includes sensitive personal information that carriers collect about their customers during the course of their business relationship (e.g., telephone numbers of calls made and received; the frequency, duration, and timing of such calls; and any services purchased by the consumer, such as call waiting and voicemail). The Commission’s rules seek to ensure that CPNI is adequately protected from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure.

BloostonLaw has developed a compliance manual for CPNI, which is available by contacting the firm. BloostonLaw is also available to assist in filing the associated certification.

BloostonLaw Contacts: Gerry Duffy and Sal Taillefer.


FCC Releases CAF Phase II Documents; Applications Due March 30, Auction to Begin July 24

This week, the FCC released several items related to the Connect America Fund Phase II auction, including the Public Notice adopted at last month’s Open Meeting which included the application deadline and official start date of the Auction. Applications are due March 30, and the auction is scheduled to begin on July 24. A copy of the Public Notice can be found here.

The Rural Broadband Auctions Task Force also released an updated guide that provides technical and mathematical detail regarding the proposed bidding, assignment, and support amount determination procedures for the auction. This guide provides examples and serves as a supplement to the bidding and bid processing procedures described in the CAF II Auction Procedures Public Notice. It is available under the “Education” tab of the Commission’s Phase II auction website (, where it will remain available and accessible for reference.

The Wireline Competition Bureau also released a revised final list of census blocks eligible for auction, a revised list of the census block groups and associated annual reserve prices and location counts, and a revised map showing the eligible blocks within the census block groups. The list of census blocks can be found at The list of census block groups can be found at The map can be found at The revised lists remove census block groups with a $0 reserve price and census blocks that overlap certain rate-of-return carrier study area boundaries. Based on this revised list, 30,033 census block groups, containing a total of 210,647 eligible census blocks, will be available for bidding in the auction.

The FCC also released the text of the Order on Reconsideration regarding CAF Phase II that it also adopted at the recent meeting. As we reported in a previous edition of the BloostonLaw update, this Order addresses remaining issues raised by parties challenging the FCC’s orders implementing the Connect America Phase II auction. A copy of the Order on Reconsideration can be found here.

BloostonLaw Contacts: Ben Dickens, Gerry Duffy, Mary Sisak, and Sal Taillefer.

FCC Issues Tentative Agenda for February Open Meeting

On February 1, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai announced that the following items are tentatively on the agenda for the January Open Commission Meeting, which is currently scheduled to take place on February 22:

  • Spectrum Horizons: a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that seeks comment on proposed rules that would apply to spectrum above 95 GHz for licensed services, unlicensed operations, and a new class of experimental licenses. (ET Docket No. 18-21; RM-11713; WT Docket No. 15-245; RM-11795)
  • Encouraging the Provision of New Technologies and Services: a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to provide guidelines and procedures to implement section 7 of the Communications Act, as amended, to improve Commission processes to promote the provision of new technologies and services to the public. (GN Docket No. 18-22)
  • Mobility Fund Phase II Second Order on Reconsideration: an Order addressing the remaining issues raised by parties in petitions for reconsideration of the Mobility Fund Phase II Report and Order and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking. (WC Docket No. 10-90; WT Docket No. 10-208)
  • Broadcast EEO Mid-Term Reports: a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that proposes to eliminate the requirement in Section 73.2080(f)(2) of the Commission's rules that certain broadcast television and radio stations file the Broadcast Mid-Term Report (Form 397). (MB Docket Nos. 18-23; 17-105)
  • Maintenance of Copies of FCC Rules: a Report and Order that would eliminate specific Part 74, 76, and 78 rules that require certain broadcast and cable entities to maintain paper copies of Commission rules, while retaining provisions that require the subject entities to be familiar with the rules governing their operations. (MB Docket Nos. 17-231; 17-105)
  • Part 64 Provision of Payphone Service: a Report and Order to (1) eliminate all payphone call tracking system audit and associated reporting requirements, (2) permit a company official, including but not limited to the chief financial officer, to certify that a completing carrier's quarterly compensation payments are accurate and complete, and (3) eliminate expired payphone compensation rules. (WC Docket Nos. 17-141; 16-132; CC Docket No. 96-128)

The Open Meeting will be streamed live at and can be followed on social media with #OpenMtgFCC. Continuing with the FCC’s pilot program, public drafts of each item described above is linked within the description. One-page cover sheets are included in the public drafts to help summarize each item. These are not final drafts and may be different than what the FCC ultimately considers and adopts.

BloostonLaw Contacts: Ben Dickens, Gerry Duffy, and John Prendergast.

Commissioners Clyburn and O’Rielly Post Rate-of-Return Expense Table

On January 31, FCC Commissioners Mignon Clyburn and Michael O’Rielly made a post on the FCC’s official blog which included “a list of expenses that should be categorically excluded from reimbursement.” According to the Commissioners, “this list is the bare minimum of what the Commission should accept as we seek to make the high-cost program more efficient. It addresses the most egregious activities and brings needed reform and clarity to the program.”

Category of Expenses Excluded from USF Excluded from Rate Base

Personal Expenses Yes Yes
Personal Travel Yes Yes
Personal Vehicles Yes Yes
Tangible Property not logically related or necessary to offering voice or broadband service Yes Yes
Aircraft/Watercraft/Off-road Vehicles (except reasonable business travel expenses or as necessary to access areas not seasonally reachable by road travel) Yes Yes
Food and Beverage (except reasonable amount for work and work-related travel) Yes Yes
Membership fees (except for professional organizations) Yes Yes
Penalties Yes Yes
Category of Expenses Excluded from USF Excluded from Rate Base
Political Contributions Yes Yes
Cost of Operating Cafeterias/Dining Facilities Yes **
Charitable Donations Yes **
Scholarships Yes **
Sponsorships Yes **
Housing Allowances (unless part of taxable compensation or for temporary assignment for work) Yes **
Gifts (unless part of taxable compensation) Yes **
Childcare (unless part of taxable compensation) Yes **
Artwork (and other objects that possess aesthetic value) Yes **
Entertainment Yes **
** For those categories not explicitly excluded from the Rate Base, the final rule would include a general requirement that any expenses must be reasonable and customary for similarly situated companies. This further narrows the universe of permissible expenses from the Rate Base.

The Commissioners also recommended these exclusions for adoption within the Commission's other USF programs as well.

BloostonLaw Contacts: Ben Dickens, Gerry Duffy, and Mary Sisak.

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FCC to Testify at House Committee Budget Hearing

On February 7, House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) announced a series of hearings related to President Trump’s federal budget request. One of the hearings, scheduled for February 16, will hear testimony from all five of the FCC’s Commissioners. The President’s request is expected to be released on February 12, 2018.

“I am pleased that so many members of the Trump Administration have worked closely with the Energy and Commerce Committee to schedule these important hearings. It is essential that Congress exercise our oversight responsibilities and we are eager to hear from the Administration on the President’s budget request and other key issues facing our nation,” said Chairman Walden.

BloostonLaw Contacts: Ben Dickens, Gerry Duffy, and Sal Taillefer.

Senate Passes Kari’s Law—To Ensure 911 from Multi-Line Telephone Systems

On Monday, the U.S. Senate passed the Kari’s Law Act of 2017 (H.R. 582), which is designed to ensure that every call to 911 directly connects the caller to the PSAP. This law arises out of an incident in 2013 in which Kari Rene Hunt-Dunn was attacked by her estranged husband in Marshall, Texas. Her daughter tried to call “911,” but the calls did not go through because the hotel’s phone system required the caller to dial “9” in order to get a dial tone before dialing “911.”

In praising this Congressional action, Chairman Pai stated that “[s]hortly after this terrible event, Kari’s father, Hank Hunt, channeled his grief into a determination to change this system. I’ve had the privilege of working with him since 2013 to do just that. Thanks to his courage and the tireless support of many others, we are one step closer to ensuring that 911 works every time, without anyone having to dial an access code.”

H.R. 582 will require all Multi-Line Telephone Systems (MLTS) to have be configured so that users can directly dial “911” without the need for additional digits or a prefix form any phone. Additionally, under the proposed Act, an MLTS would have to be programmed to notify a designated point of contact any time a 911 call was initiated. MLTS systems serve several telephone users at a single site, such as office buildings, hotels, schools, colleges, etc. These systems typically require the dialing of a prefix or a single digit in order to obtain an outside line. Currently, users of the system must still dial a prefix or a digit in order to make a 911 call from an MLTS phone — which would now be prohibited.

This Bill next goes back to the House to consider changes that were made in the Senate version before it can go to the President’s desk for signature.

Under the version approved by the Senate, these changes would apply to MLTS systems that are manufactured, imported, offered for sale or lease, first sold or leased, or installed after two years after the date this Bill is signed by the President.

BloostonLaw Contacts: Gerry Duffy


MARCH 1: COPYRIGHT STATEMENT OF ACCOUNT FORM FOR CABLE COMPANIES. This form, plus royalty payment for the second half of calendar year 2011, is due March 1. The form covers the period July 1 to December 31, 2012, and is due to be mailed directly to cable TV operators by the Library of Congress’ Copyright Office. If you do not receive the form, please contact Gerry Duffy.

MARCH 1: CPNI ANNUAL CERTIFICATION. Carriers should modify (as necessary) and complete their “Annual Certification of CPNI Compliance” for 2017. The certification must be filed with the FCC by March 1. Note that the annual certification should include the following three required Exhibits: (a) a detailed Statement Explaining How The Company’s Operating Procedures Ensure Compliance With The FCC’S CPNI Rules to reflect the Company’s policies and information; (b) a Statement of Actions Taken Against Data Brokers; and (c) a Summary of Customer Complaints Regarding Unauthorized Release of CPNI. A company officer with personal knowledge that the company has established operating procedures adequate to ensure compliance with the rules must execute the Certification, place a copy of the Certification and accompanying Exhibits in the Company’s CPNI Compliance Records, and file the certification with the FCC in the correct fashion. Our clients can forward the original to BloostonLaw in time for the firm to make the filing with the FCC by March 1, if desired. BloostonLaw is prepared to help our clients meet this requirement, which we expect will be strictly enforced, by assisting with preparation of their certification filing; reviewing the filing to make sure that the required showings are made; filing the certification with the FCC, and obtaining a proof-of-filing copy for your records. Clients interested in obtaining BloostonLaw's CPNI compliance manual should contact Gerry Duffy (202-828-5528) or Mary Sisak (202-828-5554). Note: If you file the CPNI certification, you must also file the FCC Form 499-A Telecom Reporting Worksheet by April 1.

BloostonLaw Contacts: Gerry Duffy and Mary Sisak.

MARCH 1: FCC FORM 477, LOCAL COMPETITION & BROADBAND REPORTING FORM. This annual form is due March 1 and September 1 annually. The FCC requires facilities-based wired, terrestrial fixed wireless, and satellite broadband service providers to report on FCC Form 477 the number of broadband subscribers they have in each census tract they serve. The Census Bureau changed the boundaries of some census tracts as part of the 2010 Census.

Specifically, three types of entities must file this form:

  1. Facilities-based Providers of Broadband Connections to End User Locations: Entities that are facilities-based providers of broadband connections – which are wired “lines” or wireless “channels” that enable the end user to receive information from and/or send information to the Internet at information transfer rates exceeding 200 kbps in at least one direction – must complete and file the applicable portions of this form for each state in which the entity provides one or more such connections to end user locations. For the purposes of Form 477, an entity is a “facilities-based” provider of broadband connections to end user locations if it owns the portion of the physical facility that terminates at the end user location, if it obtains unbundled network elements (UNEs), special access lines, or other leased facilities that terminate at the end user location and provisions/equips them as broadband, or if it provisions/equips a broadband wireless channel to the end user location over licensed or unlicensed spectrum. Such entities include incumbent and competitive local exchange carriers (LECs), cable system operators, fixed wireless service providers (including “wireless ISPs”), terrestrial and satellite mobile wireless service providers, BRS providers, electric utilities, municipalities, and other entities. (Such entities do not include equipment suppliers unless the equipment supplier uses the equipment to provision a broadband connection that it offers to the public for sale. Such entities also do not include providers of fixed wireless services (e.g., “Wi-Fi” and other wireless ethernet, or wireless local area network, applications) that only enable local distribution and sharing of a premises broadband facility.)
  2. Providers of Wired or Fixed Wireless Local Telephone Services: Incumbent and competitive LECs must complete and file the applicable portions of the form for each state in which they provide local exchange service to one or more end user customers (which may include “dial-up” ISPs).
  3. Providers of Mobile Telephony Services: Facilities-based providers of mobile telephony services must complete and file the applicable portions of this form for each state in which they serve one or more mobile telephony subscribers. A mobile telephony service is a real-time, two-way switched voice service that is interconnected with the public switched network using an in-network switching facility that enables the provider to reuse frequencies and accomplish seamless handoff of subscriber calls. A mobile telephony service provider is considered “facilities-based” if it serves a subscriber using spectrum for which the entity holds a license that it manages, or for which it has obtained the right to use via lease or other arrangement with a Band Manager.

BloostonLaw contacts: Ben Dickens, Gerry Duffy, and Mary Sisak.

MARCH 31: STREAMLINED INTERNATIONAL CIRCUIT CAPACITY REPORT. No later than March 31, 2018, all U.S. international carriers that owned or leased bare capacity on a submarine cable between the United States and any foreign point on December 31, 2017 and any person or entity that held a submarine cable landing license on December 31, 2017 must file a Circuit Capacity Report to provide information about the submarine cable capacity it holds. Additionally, cable landing licensees must file information on the Circuit Capacity Report about the amount of available and planned capacity on the submarine cable for which they have a license. Last year, the FCC eliminated the requirement for U.S. International Carriers that owned or leased bare capacity on a terrestrial or satellite facility to show its active common carrier circuits for the provision of service to an end-user or resale carrier, including active circuits used by itself or its affiliates.

Calendar At-a-Glance

Feb. 15 – Comments are due on MVPD communications proceeding.
Feb. 16 – Reply comments are due on Wireline Infrastructure NPRM.
Feb. 22 – Reply comments are due on Robocall Blocking FNPRM.
Feb. 22 – Reply comments are due on Spectrum Frontiers / Above 24 GHz Report and Order. Feb. 26 – Comments are due on national television audience reach cap review.

March Mar. 1 – Copyright Statement of Account Form for cable companies is due.
Mar. 1 – Annual CPNI Certification is due.
Mar. 1 – FCC Form 477 (Local Competition & Broadband Reporting) is due.
Mar. 2 – Reply comments are due on MVPD communications proceeding.
Mar. 2 – PRA comments due on FCC Form 183.
Mar. 5 – PRA Comments are due on pole attachment complaint process; network change notification revisions.
Mar. 27 – Reply comments are due on national television audience reach cap review.
Mar. 30 – Deadline for CAF Phase II Auction Applications.
Mar. 31 – FCC Form 525 (Delayed Phasedown CETC Line Counts) is due.
Mar. 31 – FCC Form 508 (ICLS Projected Annual Common Line Requirement) is due.
Mar. 31 – Streamlined International Circuit Capacity Report is due.

This newsletter is not intended to provide legal advice. Those interested in more information should contact the firm.


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Gerard J. Duffy, 202-828-5528,
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Richard D. Rubino, 202-828-5519,
Mary J. Sisak, 202-828-5554,
D. Cary Mitchell, 202-828-5538,
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Texzon Technologies, LLC
Request for Part 5 Experimental License
ELS File No. 0924-EX-CN-2017


Pursuant to Sections 5.203 of the Commission’s rules, 47 C.F.R. § 5.203 (2016), Texzon Technologies, LLC (“Texzon”) hereby respectfully requests experimental license from January 17, 2018 to January 17, 2020, to operate in the 1800 kHz spectrum band. This experimental license will allow Texzon to continue the experimental testing done under experimental special temporary authority (call sign: WL9XKQ). Texzon is developing systems for the excitation of terrestrial electromagnetic surface waves (Zenneck surface waves, not Norton ground waves) with the ultimate intent of more efficient broadcast signaling without the current issues associated with ionosphere skip interference. The equipment to be used is experimental and proprietary and is entirely of a prototype nature.

Testing will be done under the control of the General Radiotelephone Operator License (GROL) held by:

Kenneth Corum
FRN: 0003674447
Granted 03-18-2009
File Number:0003778069
Serial Number: PG00026528

As well as under the control of Amateur licensee:

Michael Paul Taylor
FRN: 0024766438
General Class Amateur License call sign KG5IUC

A. Purpose of Operation and Need for STA:

Texzon is a startup technology company focused in the fields of energy storage and distribution. Texzon will be recording precise field strength measurements at the requested frequency ranges using low frequency spectrum analyzers and calibrated antennas. The purpose of the test is to determine the efficiency of design of the prototype and validate the science of the terrestrial EM surface wave for use in signaling. Importantly, Texzon believes such testing will be non-radiating – which will limit the interference effects to any other party in the spectrum bands under test. The system under test will be used to demonstrate the science and applications of Zenneck surface waves and is a precursor to a larger demonstration of this new signaling technology. The experimental license is needed to tune and test the demonstration apparatus.

B. Location of Proposed Operation:

Texzon proposes to conduct its experimental testing at its facilities in Texas. The approximate reference coordinates (in Datum: NAD83) of the fixed location is:

Approx. 32° 9' 24"N, 96° 56' 22"W

C. Technical Specifications:

1. Frequencies Desired

Texzon will be conducting the testing and tuning in the frequency range 1710-1900 kHz. To conduct a series of measurements over a frequency range, Texzon requests authorization to use a continuous wave (CW) transmission with a 3 dB bandwidth of less than 10 Hertz (Hz).

2. Effective Radiated Power

Texzon anticipates that the demonstrations will be non-radiating. To conduct the demonstrations, the RF power necessary to maintain the voltage to produce local fields required to launch a high velocity propagating surface wave will be utilized. The testing will not exceed 50 kW of RF input power to the surface wave launching probe at 1710 kHz. The intent is to produce a surface wave without producing any Norton ground wave radiation. Texzon believes that the EIRP will be limited to 1000 watts. Texzon will conduct other testing in the spectrum range from 1710 kHz to 1900 kHz but the input power will be less than 5 kW for those tests with EIRP limited to 100 watts or less for that testing.

3. Modulation and Emissions

Texzon proposes to utilize a continuous wave signal with less than 10 Hertz of bandwidth. The emission designator would be H10N0N.

4. Antenna Information

While the testing should be non-radiating, the surface wave launching probe will not exceed 35 feet above ground level for the 1800 kHz testing and tuning. No probes will be mounted in a fashion that will require approval under FAA and FCC rules and regulations.

5. Equipment To Be Used

Texzon expects to conduct its demonstration with a single test probe at the above referenced fixed location. The surface wave structure is entirely custom built and proprietary to Texzon Technologies. The transmitter used to produce and drive the signal is a Nautel NX 50 broadcast transmitter with modifications made. Texzon will limit the power, area of operation, and transmitting times to the minimum necessary to gather the needed scientific measurements of this new technology.

D. Protection Against Causing Interference:

Texzon has requested authority to operate in the 1800 kHz band. The 1800 kHz band is a primary Amateur Radio Service as well as a primary band for fixed, mobile, and radiolocation services. Texzon understands that it must accept any interference from any users of this band and that all operations by Texzon will be on a secondary basis. Texzon has established a point of contact identified below with “kill switch” authority should any interference occur to primary licensed services. Should interference occur, Texzon will take immediate steps to resolve the interference, including, if necessary, arranging for the discontinuance of operation.

E. Restrictions on Operation:

Texzon is not seeking authority to perform a market study under the requested experimental license. Moreover, no fees will be charged to entities using the equipment during this test. Entities will be advised in accordance with Section 2.803 of the Commission’s rules, 47 C.F.R. §2.803, that any unapproved devices which have not been authorized as required by the FCC are not being offered for sale or lease, or sold or leased, until authorization is obtained.

F. Public Interest:

Texzon submits that issuance of an experimental license as requested is in the public interest, convenience, and necessity. Grant of an STA will help Texzon to develop and test innovative equipment that will allow for more effective and efficient power management and distribution.

G. Contact Information:

Technical Contact and “Stop Buzzer/Kill Switch:”

Michael P. Taylor
Texzon Technologies, LLC
Telephone: 979-255-8502

FCC Legal Counsel/Contact:

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Washington, DC 20004
Telephone: 202.799.4039





From: Burch Falkner
Subject: Post Big Game News
Date: February 5, 2018
To: Brad Dye

Close to 67,000 football fans paid approximately $3,000 each to be subjected to high levels of illegal radiation last evening. The place was US Bank Stadium, home of the Minnesota Vikings and site of Super Bowl 52. At this game, the teams and attendees were subjected to high levels of RF radiation vastly exceeding legal safety standards. The result can be cataracts, brain tumors and death. The cause? Cell phone transmitters, on the ground, throughout the stadium, in the handrails, even under the seats!

It is a well known fact that there are high risks associated with the use of cell phone use, and it particular the more advanced 4G and 5G technology. Way back in the 90's, the levels of cell phone radiation were much lower than today although the danger was well known and safety standards, known as SAR, were created and implemented to protect users from health risks.

SAR is a measure of the rate of RF (radio frequency) energy absorption by the body from the source being measured — in this case, a cell phone, and/or a nearby cellular transmitting station. SAR provides a straightforward means for measuring the RF exposure characteristics of cell phones to ensure that they are within the safety guidelines set by the FCC. Apparently, these dangers and regulatory issues are being totally ignored in an ever increasing quest to provide high speed broadband communications everywhere we live, work, and play; and in particular at major sporting events. Oh, what the heck, a little brain damage never hurt anyone, did it? I don't know, but I also know the no one seems to be able to explain the increasing rate of Alzheimers, autism, dementia, or lower IQs either. Interesting article at:

P.S. The Eagles did NOT win. That contested touchdown was not a touchdown.

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