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- AMTA strives to be the same, but different. Weaver, Heather Forsgren // RCR;11/09/98, Vol. 17 Issue 45, p9
Interviews American Mobile Telecommunications Association (AMTA) President Alan Shark on various issues facing commercial trunked radio. Theme of AMTA's show; AMTA's success in combating the one-size-fits-all approach; Spectrum management philosophy preferred by AMTA.
- AMTA breaks from other wireless lobbyists on spectrum efficiency issue. Silva, Jeffrey // RCR;09/21/98, Vol. 17 Issue 38, p32
Focuses on the efforts of Alan Shark, president of the American Mobile Telecommunications Association (AMTA), to convince the United States Federal Communications Commission to force private wireless licensees to transition to spectrum efficient-equipment. Penalty awarded to those wireless...
- SMRs (and the rest of the industry) need more spectrum. Weaver, Heather Forsgren // RCR;11/15/99, Vol. 18 Issue 46, p14
Reports on the specialized mobile radio (SMR) industry's need for additional spectrum, according to American Mobile Telecommunications Association President Alan Shark. Benefits of having more spectrum; United States Federal Communications Commission's plan to auction spectrum in lower 800 MHz...
- AMTA announces new board group. // RCR;7/1/96, Vol. 15 Issue 26, p30
Reports on the six members that have joined the American Mobile Telecommunications Association's board of directors.
- AMTA OKs council to address siting. // RCR;07/14/97, Vol. 16 Issue 28, p16
Reports that the Facilities Siting Council for the American Mobile Telecommunications Association (AMTA) will serve as a forum for members with an active or potential interest in wireless facilities. Other duties of the AMTA; Comments from Alan Shark, president of the organization.
- Nextel stays with AMTA. Weaver, Heather Forsgren // RCR;03/15/99, Vol. 18 Issue 11, p6
Reports on Nextel Communications Inc.'s decision to remain a member of the American Mobile Telecommunications Association (AMTA) until the year 2000. Spread of rumors that Nextel was leaving the organization; AMTA's realignment of its dues structure so that Nextel will pay less and smaller...
- Angell plans pager for 220 MHz market. Luna, Lynnette // RCR;05/12/97, Vol. 16 Issue 19, p28
Announces the introduction of Wings 220, a single line numeric pager developed by Angell Communications Incorporated. Features of the pager; Comments by Marc Aggell, president of Angell Communications; Reference to previous 220 MHz pagers; Angell's plans for marketing the pager; Details on the...
- Nextel's departure puts AMTA's future in jeopardy. Silva, Jeffrey; Weaver, Heather Forsgren // RCR;03/01/99, Vol. 18 Issue 9, p26
Focuses on the concerns on the future of the American Mobile Telecommunications Association (AMTA) following the withdrawal of Nextel Communications Inc. from the group. Remarks from Alan Shark, president of AMTA; Presentation of the proposed budget on March 7, 1999; Comments on Nextel's...
- AMTA asks government to revisit 220 MHz rules. // RCR;05/19/97, Vol. 16 Issue 20, p13
Reports that the American Mobile Telecommunications Association (AMTA) has asked the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to reconsider certain aspects of its rules for the 220 MHz specialized mobile radio industry. Why the AMTA wants to assure regulatory parity between Phase I and Phase II...