Churches Suffer Losses Under New FCC Rule
Wed, Mar. 17 2010
By Lillian Kwon
Christian Post Reporter
The plan comes just as the FCC is enforcing its new rule that requires anyone using a wireless microphone that operates in the 700 MHz band – including both licensed users (under Part 74) and unlicensed users – to stop operating the device no later than June 12. The band was sold to companies like Verizon and AT&T for billions of dollars.
Thousands of churches have been forced to replace their equipment or otherwise experience interference or face the possibility of heavy fines. Replacing thousands of dollars worth of gear hasn't come easy for some churches especially in a slow economy. the rest