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The Telecom Digest for Sat, 05 Oct 2019
Volume 38 : Issue 278 : "text" format

Table of contents
Varsity Wireless Inc. wins case against the Town of North Andover, MABill Horne
History Bell Telephone and WW IIHAncock4
Political Operatives Are Faking Voter Outrage With Millions Of Made-Up Comments To Benefit The Rich And Powerful"Monty Solomon"
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---------------------------------------------------------------------- Message-ID: <20191003191021.GA3617@telecom.csail.mit.edu> Date: Thu, 3 Oct 2019 19:10:21 +0000 From: Bill Horne <bill@horneQRM.net> Subject: Varsity Wireless Inc. wins case against the Town of North Andover, MA Brian Grossman Successfully Represents Everest Infrastructure Partners In Telecommunications Act Case by Brian S. Grossman When the North Andover Planning Board denied a permit to Varsity Wireless Inc. (VWI), subsequently acquired by Everest Infrastructure Partners, to erect a 115-foot monopine (a cell phone tower disguised as a pine tree), the case wound up in Massachusetts District Court. Bowditch partner Brian Grossman successfully represented Varsity Wireless in the case, VWI Towers, LLC, Plaintiff, v. Town of North Andover Planning Board, and the tower will be erected at 122 Foster Street. http://www.mondaq.com/article.asp?articleid=848996&email_access=on -- Bill Horne (Remove QRM from my email address to write to me directly) ------------------------------ Message-ID: <6baf244b-a333-477d-9daa-3ac12281d457@googlegroups.com> Date: 2 Oct 2019 11:29:04 -0700 From: HAncock4 <withheld@invalid.telecom-digest.org> Subject: History Bell Telephone and WW II Bell Telephone ran numerous advertisements touting its contributions to the war effort. It also encouraged people not to use the telephone since facilities were overloaded. Here are some samples from "Michigan Technic" an engineering journal (from google books). The ads marked "vivid drawing" were part of a series of ads that featured very rich emotional artwork. Other ads of that series appeared in LIFE magazine in color. Western Electric "telephones are life lines" https://books.google.com/books?id=aU3iAAAAMAAJ&lpg=PP13&dq=michigan%20technic%20ibm&pg=PP59#v=onepage&q&f=false building a new cable for defense https://books.google.com/books?id=aU3iAAAAMAAJ&lpg=PP13&dq=michigan%20technic%20ibm&pg=PA21#v=onepage&q&f=false Training signal corps https://books.google.com/books?id=aU3iAAAAMAAJ&lpg=PP13&dq=michigan%20technic%20ibm&pg=RA1-PA19#v=onepage&q&f=false conservation of scarce materials for military use https://books.google.com/books?id=aU3iAAAAMAAJ&lpg=PP13&dq=michigan%20technic%20ibm&pg=RA2-PA19#v=onepage&q&f=false improved aerial cable suspension https://books.google.com/books?id=aU3iAAAAMAAJ&lpg=PP13&dq=michigan%20technic%20ibm&pg=RA1-PA51#v=onepage&q&f=false Women serving as operators and manufacturers for defense https://books.google.com/books?id=aU3iAAAAMAAJ&lpg=PP13&dq=michigan%20technic%20ibm&pg=RA3-PA21#v=onepage&q&f=false communications directing combat https://books.google.com/books?id=sE3iAAAAMAAJ&lpg=PP1&dq=michigan%20technic%20ibm&pg=PP11#v=onepage&q&f=false hold it! is this long distance call really necessary? https://books.google.com/books?id=sE3iAAAAMAAJ&lpg=PP1&dq=michigan%20technic%20ibm&pg=PA21#v=onepage&q&f=false telephone direction in combat (vivid drawing) https://books.google.com/books?id=sE3iAAAAMAAJ&lpg=PP1&dq=michigan%20technic%20ibm&pg=RA1-PA25#v=onepage&q&f=false boy manning anti-aircraft using phone (vivid drawing) https://books.google.com/books?id=sE3iAAAAMAAJ&lpg=PP1&dq=michigan%20technic%20ibm&pg=PA95#v=onepage&q&f=false telephone in submarine service (vivid drawing) https://books.google.com/books?id=sE3iAAAAMAAJ&lpg=PP1&dq=michigan%20technic%20ibm&pg=RA2-PA19#v=onepage&q&f=false You may scroll through the rest of the magazines. Lots of neat ads and articles about heavy industrial technology and engineering. ------------------------------ Message-ID: <82D82DD7-320B-4862-8BC0-C4B246A9CDE8@roscom.com> Date: 3 Oct 2019 20:01:35 -0400 From: "Monty Solomon" <monty@roscom.com> Subject: Political Operatives Are Faking Voter Outrage With Millions Of Made-Up Comments To Benefit The Rich And Powerful Political Operatives Are Faking Voter Outrage With Millions Of Made-Up Comments To Benefit The Rich And Powerful A fierce battle over the regulation of the internet was riddled with millions of fake comments in the most prolific known instance of political impersonation in US history. https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/jsvine/net-neutrality-fcc-fake-comments-impersonation ------------------------------ ********************************************* End of telecom Digest Sat, 05 Oct 2019
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