From: "Ed Price"
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Subject: Re: Human Experimentation : Calling All Help Offered
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Date: Mon, 20 Jan 2003 05:43:28 GMT
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Organization: Cox Communications
"EEng" wrote in message
> On Sun, 19 Jan 2003 20:50:15 GMT, "Ed Price" wrote:
> >"EEng" wrote in message
> >> On 19 Jan 2003 11:29:07 -0800, jwill@AstraGate.net (John Michael
> >> Williams) wrote:
> >> >
> >> >FCC sent back an Email, saying the interference
> >> >was my fault for not having a "filter", and
> >> >appending a list of commercial vendors of power
> >> >cord filters (ferrites, mostly). How much
> >> >were they paid for that?
> >> >
> >> >I wrote again, saying the interference still was
> >> >occurring, with a filter, and FCC simply refused
> >> >to reply. They are a pack of lazy spectrum marketers,
> >> >crafting and recrafting their regulations so
> >> >they won't have to be bothered expending any effort
> >> >on complaints.
> >> >
> >> >Subtract the FCC from the Federal Government, and
> >> >you have the same government. The miracle of
> >> >the loaves and fishes . . ..
> >> >
> >> >Go ahead, take a bite at the toll-free number
> >> The FCC does not reply, respond, investigate, or pursue any complaint
> >> that does not call out a specific violation of a specific code; and
> >> then they do so only for their own benefit. They are not interested
> >> in helping you or anyone but themselves. If you can site chapter and
> >> verse the code that is being violated and offer proof of such
> >> violation, then and only then will they intervene, but only for their
> >> own purposes and the fines they can levy.
> >The CFR does not contain chapters and verses. Try singing titles and
> Are you unfamiliar with the idiom expression: To site something
> chapter and verse?
Perhaps you really meant to say that you are using an "idiot expression?"
Well, then party on!
You must be creating your own idioms. The word "site" , as a verb, is to
locate or place, as in "The house was sited on a hill." You probably
attempted to say "cite" which means to quote or offer as evidence. Either
way, my comment was actually about your lack of familiarity with the FCC R&R
(actually Title 47 CFR). If you knew anything at all about this document,
you would realize that it is not organized as chapters and verses. Before
you flaunt your opinion of how they operate, you should take the time to
become familiar with the rules that govern their operation.
> >The fines and auction proceeds go into the Federal treasury, not the beer
> >fund in Columbia.
> Who said anything about a beer fund?
You are implying that the FCC personnel are "lazy spectrum marketers" who
"craft... their regulations so they won't have to be bothered expending any
effort on complaints." Congress has directed that FCC fees be related to the
costs of providing the regulatory function associated with those fees. You
leave the impression that the spectrum auction money was somehow diverted
into an FCC bureaucracy. I thought you would understand the concept of a
beer fund, as you previously liked using a reference to bread and fish.
> >Congress has significantly reduced the size of the FCC. Email your
> >congressman for filter advice.
> Their size yes, their authority, no.
The FCC does what the Congress pays them to do, not to investigate and
mitigate what specifically vexes you. You don't like that? That's called a
political problem. How successful have you been lately in influencing your