Tag: Ajit Pai

Revised Memorandum of Understanding between ARRL and FCC Still a Work in Progress

The ARRL Executive Committee (EC) has directed that work begin on finalizing the language of a revised memorandum of understanding between ARRL and the FCC regarding the Amateur Auxiliary (Official Observer) program. The EC met on March 25 in Aurora, Colorado. The panel, which acts on behalf of the ARRL Board of Directors between its […]

FCC reforms ‘outdated’ 800MHz band rules

The FCC has decided to modernise its cellular licensing and power rules in the 800MHz cellular band to provide millions of wireless customers with greater access to networks at faster speeds By updating various technical and service rules applicable to the 800MHz cellular service band, carriers should now be better enabled to transition cellular spectrum […]

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #941

This Week in Amateur Radio #941 Week of March 11, 2017 DOWNLOAD HERE: http://bit.ly/TWIAR941 Running Time: 1:43:41 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This is for Edition #941 with a release and air date of Saturday, March 11, 2017. This weeks edition is anchored by Will Rogers, K5WLR, […]

New FCC Chairman Declares First Phase of Pilot Transparency Project a Success

New FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, just nominated for a second 5-year term on the FCC by President Donald Trump, is declaring the initial phase of his pilot program to increase the transparency of its rule making process a success. Pai announced the program in early February, It will, for the first time, make public the […]

The FCC wants you to be able to listen to FM radio from your smartphone

Millions of Americans use their smartphones every day to stream music from services such as Pandora or Spotify. Others use mobile devices to access podcasts or radio shows. These applications don’t work without a connection to WiFi or mobile data. But what if you could listen to that same content on your phone by turning […]

FCC Chairman: Enforcement Consent Decrees Must Get Okay from Full Commission

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has put in place another process reform measure that he says will enable the commissioners “to become more fully involved in the agency’s enforcement activities.” From time to time, the FCC Enforcement Bureau resolves cases by entering into a consent decree, in which the party under investigation agrees to comply with […]

FCC Chairman Announces Pilot Program Aimed to Increase Rulemaking Transparency

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has announced a pilot program the Commission says is designed to dramatically increase the transparency of its rulemakings. “For the first time, the Chairman is releasing to the public the full text of documents he circulated to his fellow Commissioners for a vote at the FCC’s next Open Meeting on February […]

Ajit Pai is President’s Choice for FCC Chairman

Ajit Pai, a Republican member of the FCC, has been designated by President Donald Trump to succeed chairman Tom Wheeler, who stepped down on Inauguration Day, January 20. “I am deeply grateful to the President of the United States for designating me the 34th Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission,” Pai said in a statement. […]

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