WTB Seeks Comment on ClearRF Equivalent Protection Request
Federal Communications Commission
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Released: March 5, 2014
WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU SEEKS COMMENT ON ClearRF REQUEST
FOR DETERMINATION OF EQUIVALENT PROTECTION
WT Docket No. 10-4
Comment Date: March 20, 2014
Reply Comment Date: March 27, 2014
make an “equivalent protection” showing pursuant to Section 20.21(e)(10) of the Commission’s rules.1 In
the Signal Booster Report and Order, the Commission stated that any Consumer Signal Booster
manufacturer which could not meet the technical parameters in Sections 20.21(e)(1)-(9) of its rules could
still satisfy the Network Protection Standard in Section 20.21(e) if the manufacturer could demonstrate
that the booster provided equivalent protections.2 ClearRF states that its wideband, direct connect
consumer signal booster, ClearRF Model Number WRE2710, does not meet Sections 20.21(e)(8)(i)(B)
and 20.21(e)(8)(i)(C)(2)(iii) of the Commission’s rules, but nonetheless provides equivalent protections to
the Network Protection Standard. By this Public Notice, we invite interested parties to file comments on
the above Request filed by ClearRF.
All publicly available information regarding ClearRF’s Request is attached to this Public Notice.
Pursuant to sections 1.415 and 1.419 of the Commission’s rules, 47 CFR §§ 1.415, 1.419, interested
parties may file comments and reply comments on or before the dates indicated above. All such filings
should refer to
WT Docket No 10-4. Comments may be filed using the Commission’s Electronic
Comment Filing System (ECFS). See Electronic Filing of Documents in Rulemaking Proceedings, 63 FR
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1 47 C.F.R. § 20.21(e)(10).
2 Amendment of Parts 1, 2, 22, 24, 27, 90 and 95 of the Commission’s Rules to Improve Wireless Coverage
Through the Use of Signal Boosters, Report and Order, 28 FCC Rcd 1663, ¶¶ 75-76 (2013).
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