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  1. A link to LPTV rules and regulations would be good

    Some that we can click on to go directly to the rules and regulations applied to LPTV

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    • Make each page as information-rich as the old FCC site. Keep it simple technology-wise.

      Make each page as information-rich as the old FCC site. Keep it simple technology-wise. Make it lighter, brighter.

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        • Template Form for Questions

          For any given topic, offer a form that guides people in how to frame their questions or suggestions. It would be helpful to give me a template for a 1-page policy memo, a couple of fields for a question, etc.

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            • New site emphasizes style over substance

              The new site looks very pretty, but unfortunately it appears to have been designed by graphic designers and not by anyone who actually uses the FCC's site.

              Someone who actually participates in FCC proceedings wants to know what the most recent actions are that have been taken by the Commission and its Bureaus. This person also wants to know about meetings, workshops, and changes to comment deadlines. This person also wants to be able to quickly access the relevant detailed information from each bureau.

              All of this important information is buried or truncated to the point of being unusable under…

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              • Search | Take Action | Discuss is right focus.

                A thousand other ways things "could" be done right. This is one of them. Nice work

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                • Gracefully degrade where javascript is used

                  Javascript is heavily used on various parts of the page such as the top navigation, banner graphics, view settings bar, slideshow, and more. These items should gracefully degrade when javascript is disabled. The menus should still work, the slideshow should display just one item and possibly hide controls, etc.

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                  • Enlarge the font size of links on the bottom half of the screen

                    The tiny size of the fonts makes it seem like this information isn't important.

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                    • Spectrum Dashboard should show band information from service rules not just allocations

                      At present the Spectrum Dashboard appears based solely on the allocation table. In some cases there are no service rules for parts of bands for a given service so the data indicated is misleading. For example, a search on 854-894 MHz indicates that Part 90 and cellular overlap. Business/Industrial Land Transportation Service is shown as being in 854 - 894 MHz for example. In reality, the services rules in Part 22 and Part 90 make it clear that they don't. Part 90 ends at 869 MHz.

                      This is a general problem since the allocations are often broader than the service…

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                      • Add social functionality mapped to FCC operations

                        Let's really open up what FCC is doing and involve the public.. and make it worthwhile, perhaps even fun! There's so much FCC can do with User Generated Content to engage citizens...

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                        • Updates to ECFS?

                          Will ECFS be updated as well? After clicking "take action," would like a better way to search/organize/submit comments within a proceeding, rather than just being able to submit comments into the ether.

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                                • Duplicate links at the top and bottom of the page, not necessary, the page is awesome, about time.

                                  Still much and duplicate info and links on the home page. Eliminate links at the bottom which are duplicates of links at the top of the page. News room is fine but show only the three most important and three featured. The look is awesome, very modern and it was about time. Congrats Great Job. Keep it up!!!!!!!!!!!

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                                      Thanks Alan. We heard similar suggestions during some of our user testing sessions last week. We’re looking at some new color treatments to brighten that section.

                                      Another question: what did you think of the “follow bar” that scrolls with you at the top of the page? Was that also difficult to notice because it was too dark?

                                      -FCC New Media

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