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 [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.onlyinternet.net www.oibw.net -----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 > > -- WISPA Wireless List: firstname.lastname@example.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives: http://lists.wispa.org/pipermail/wireless/ -- WISPA Wireless List: email@example.com Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives: http://lists.wispa.org/pipermail/wireless/ -- WISPA Wireless List: firstname.lastname@example.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives: http://lists.wispa.org/pipermail/wireless/