FCC Chairman Kevin Martin is in favor of freeing up the "white spaces" in the tv spectrum between television stations. While concerns over interference have been made by some groups, testing has not shown that to be a problem. As Techdirt points out, the complications found in testing were from failed devices, not interference.
Martin is seeking a vote from the full commission on the matter as early as November 4th, which just so happens to be another important election day.
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