I have been making calls all afternoon. If you are a WISP and want a future,
you need to jump on board and help. 

Regards,
David Weddell
Director of Sales
 
260 827 2551 Office
260 273 7547 Cell
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-----Original Message-----
From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On
Behalf Of Rick Herrmann
Sent: Friday, June 23, 2006 5:38 PM
To: 'WISPA General List'
Subject: RE: [WISPA] Critical Time for White Spaces

Just finished my calls!

Thanks for pushing us!

Rick Herrmann
Zing Internet

-----Original Message-----
From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On
Behalf Of John Scrivner
Sent: Friday, June 23, 2006 4:14 PM
To: WISPA General List
Subject: Re: [WISPA] Critical Time for White Spaces

I guess I will answer my own post again. Am I the only guy who called 
these Senators after we all put together the list of every member of the 
US Senate Commerce Committee and their phone numbers? You can lead a 
horse to water...
Scriv


John Scrivner wrote:

> Sorry to answer my own post but I thought I would let you all know I 
> just called all of them. What are you doing for your own future access 
> to Sub 1 GHz spectrum? Call the numbers below, tell them you support 
> the Wireless Innovation Act of 2006 and that you are against the 
> DeMint Amendment which would call for the auctioning of all television 
> white spaces. Do it now!
>
> They will ask where you are from. Some will ask if you have spoken to 
> your own Senator. Make sure you call your own Senator first so you can 
> counter the question from the Senator staffers who will question you. 
> Call these people even though many are in other states. If your state 
> does not have a seat on the Commerce Committee then that would be a 
> just reason for you to be calling these other state Senators. You can 
> tactfully express that when asked where you are from.
>
> If you want the unused television channels for unlicensed broadband 
> use then you better act now or forever hate trees.  :-)
> Scriv
>
>
> John Scrivner wrote:
>
>> Please read this note from our friend Frannie from Free Press. She 
>> needs our help right away! We need to call these Senators.
>> Scriv
>>
>> Hi John and Marlon,
>>
>> We have a crucial vote this week in the Senate Commerce Committee. 
>> The Committee will vote on the telecom bill (S.2686) - it's not a 
>> good bill in our opinion, but it does include a very good section 
>> based on Senator Allen and Kerry's bill. It would push the FCC to 
>> open the white spaces to unlicensed - we want to protect this 
>> section. Senator DeMint has proposed a bad amendment to the bill 
>> which would auction this spectrum - a very bad amendment.
>>
>> So... the markup will begin tomorrow and it would be great if the 
>> folks in WISPA could call Senators on the Commerce committee and ask 
>> them to:
>>
>> a) support the current language in the telecom bill, the section is 
>> called the Wireless Innovation Act of 2006'' or the ''WIN Act of 2006'
>> and
>> b) oppose the DeMint "Auction The White Spaces Amendment"
>>
>> Commerce Committee members names and phone numbers are below.  I 
>> would focus on members other than Kerry, Allen and DeMint.
>>
>> Let me know if you have any questions and thanks as always for your 
>> help!
>>
>> Thank you,
>>
>> Frannie
>>
>>
>>
>> Ted Stevens, Alaska (202) 224-3004
>>
>> John McCain, Arizona, Chairman (202) 224-2235
>> Conrad Burns, Montana (202) 224-2644       Trent Lott, Mississippi 
>> (202) 224-6253
>>
>> Kay Bailey Hutchison,Texas (202) 224-5922
>>
>> Olympia J. Snowe, Maine (202) 224-5344         Gordon Smith, Oregon 
>> (202) 224-3753       John Ensign, Nevada (202) 224-6244      George 
>> Allen, Virginia (202) 224-4024
>>
>> John Sununu, New Hampshire (202) 224-2841  Jim DeMint, South Carolina 
>> (202) 224-6121  David Vitter, Louisiana (202) 224-4623
>>
>>        Daniel K. Inouye, Hawaii (202)224-3934        John D. 
>> Rockefeller IV, West Virginia (202)224-6472        John F. Kerry, 
>> Massachusetts (202)224-2742         Byron L. Dorgan, North Dakota 
>> (202)224-2551   Barbara Boxer, California (202)224-3553        Bill 
>> Nelson, Florida (202)224-5274     Maria Cantwell, Washington 
>> (202)224-3441        Frank Lautenberg, New Jersey (202)224-3224
>> Ben Nelson, Nebraska (202)224-6551 Mark Pryor, Arkansas 
>> (202)224-2353        
>
>
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