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[TowerTalk] Re: How to file comments

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Subject: [TowerTalk] Re: How to file comments
From: (Tom Frenaye)
Date: Fri Aug 8 11:27:08 2003
At 11:01 PM 8/7/2003 +0000, K5UJ wrote:
>I filed a comment during the original period, and am more than willing to file 
>a reply comment.  The problem for me which I brought up on the RFI list, is 
>that I need pro-BPL comments to reply to.  I need for someone to show me how 
>to find these on the ECFS website search page.  If someone could supply me and 
>others with a list of entities who filed pro-BPL comments we could search the 
>ECFS page using their names, and collect comments to reply to.  As of now, 
>unless I missed something, it seems everyone has to go through the comments 
>one by one to find these and there are hundreds of them.  That's probably 
>what's causing the low reply rate.  That, and a lack of understanding of the 
>process and exposure to the latest streaming video.  
>it would be great if ARRL could get 3 or 4 of the major industry comments and 
>put them up for everyone to see and reply to.  I imagine FCC is pretty strict 
>on the various periods in the process.  Right now, they are accepting comments 
>on previously filed comments.  If you file a general "I'm against this" 
>document without saying specifically whose comment you are replying to it will 
>probably get disregarded since the time for general comments to the NOI is 
>past.  Please understand I'm not trying to frustrate everyone's good 
>intentions--I'm just trying to get on the right page with this.   What I would 
>like to do is find the industry comments which state that their field trials 
>did not result in any reported RFI (which I understand is what at least some 
>of them have said), and file a response refuting that and using the ARRL's 
>latest video as evidence.

Ed Hare, W1RFI,  has posted an "unofficial" list of comments that makes it 
easier to find the ones from the major players.


                    -- Tom

e-mail:   ARRL New England Division Director
Tom Frenaye, K1KI, P O Box J, West Suffield CT 06093 Phone: 860-668-5444  

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