FCC mandate affects wide range of radio frequency users
By Shelley Grieshop
Public safety and school officials are tapping into already slim budgets to meet the Federal Communications Commission's push to narrowband technology.
The FCC's mandated plan to reduce user bandwidth requires schools to either upgrade handheld and bus radios or totally replace the models if they can't adapt to the new technology. The added expense is an unwelcome burden for school districts already faced with state funding cuts. [More]
COLDWATER - The old adage about a tough shooting night that goes "Can't throw it in the ocean while standing on the beach" certainly could describe Thursday's Midwest Athletic Conference matchup between the girls from Parkway and Coldwater.
The teams combined for 115 shot attempts in the game and hit just 33, but the Cavaliers drained some big three-pointers to snap the Panthers' four-game winning streak with a 52-38 triumph at The Palace. [More]