NY Congressman asks for NARROW BAND delay to 2015.

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Just read that last month after proposing legislation to provide funding for converting public safety radio network to narrowband technology, U.S. Rep. Steve Rothman (R-NY) submitted a bill that would move the government’s deadline back by two years. Under H.R. 3430 that Rothman introduced last Tuesday, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) would be directed to “take all actions necessary” to extend the deadline from Jan. 1, 2013 to the same day in 2015.

Here is the bill in PDF: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/BILLS-112hr3430ih/pdf/BILLS-112hr3430ih.pdf

I wonder who is putting the pressure on Rothman?
 

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Rothman represents the 9th Congressional District in New Jersey (not New York.)

IIRC, this has already been tried by others and didn't go anywhere. At this point so many agencies and communities have made or are ready to make the jump that it will be increasingly difficult for congress to garner support for those few remaining that ignored or blew off the plan for so many years.
 

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... snip ... At this point so many agencies and communities have made or are ready to make the jump that it will be increasingly difficult for congress to garner support for those few remaining that ignored or blew off the plan for so many years.
Probably no more then delaying DTV because of those few remaining that delayed updating their TVs or buying a (free with government coupon) converter box. :lol:
 
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