Legislators Urge Radio Tuners Included In Mobile Phones
November 9, 2009 at 6:48 AM (PT)
On FRIDAY NOVEMBER 6th, 60 House lawmakers sent a letter to Homeland Security Secretary JANET NAPOLITANO and FCC Chairman JULIUS GENACHOWSKI encouraging the adoption of FM radio tuners in mobile phone handsets.
The letter notes that radio's emergency alert system is "a proven, reliable service," and urges the FCC and DHS to "consider extending American's access to radio EAS information via mobile phone handsets."
Read the letter here.