Tessco Wireless Journal June July 2014 Page 7 TWJ June / July 2014

FCC Rules for Wireless Signal Boosters When properly installed, signal boosters can help consumers, businesses, wireless service providers, and Public Safety first- responders by extending cell phone cover- age to areas that would otherwise have weak signals such as tunnels, subways, inside buildings, and in rural areas. Yet although signal boosters can improve cell phone coverage, malfunctioning, poorly designed, or improperly installed signal boosters can interfere with wireless net- works and cause interference to a range of calls, including emergency and 911 calls. That's what prompted the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to revise rules and policies earlier this year aimed to improve wireless coverage through the use of signal boosters. Signal booster owners must now: sent to operate the device ing wireless service provider prior to operation These regulations are intended to enhance wireless coverage for consumers and busi- nesses by broadening the availability of signal boosters while ensuring that these boosters do not adversely affect cellular networks. TESSCO is here to help you un- derstand how these rules affect the opera- tion, purchase, and sale of wireless signal boosters - including the requirement of device operators/users to obtain wireless provider consent and to register the device with the provider prior to device operation. Visit www.tessco.com/go/das to review the frequently asked questions (FAQs) that TESSCO has developed to help guide you through the compliance process. For the most up-to-date, accurate information, you may also visit the FCC's Website at www.fcc. gov/signal-boosters. The Wireless Guide Online Access the Interactive Version Today www.tessco.com/go/twgonline TESSCO offers Government customers the products, programs, service and support to meet your wireless needs. www.tessco.com/go/gsa The entire product offering and your pricing is on TESSCO.com or call TESSCO at 800.472.7373. 7 June / July 2014

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