Skip to comments.Executive Order: Assignment of National Security and Emergency Preparedness Communications Functions
Posted on 07/07/2012 9:28:51 PM PDT by Sleeping Freeper
For Immediate Release July 06, 2012 Executive Order -- Assignment of National Security and Emergency Preparedness Communications Functions EXECUTIVE ORDER
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ASSIGNMENT OF NATIONAL SECURITY AND EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS COMMUNICATIONS FUNCTIONS
By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows:
Section 1. Policy. The Federal Government must have the ability to communicate at all times and under all circumstances to carry out its most critical and time sensitive missions. Survivable, resilient, enduring, and effective communications, both domestic and international, are essential to enable the executive branch to communicate within itself and with: the legislative and judicial branches; State, local, territorial, and tribal governments; private sector entities; and the public, allies, and other nations. Such communications must be possible under all circumstances to ensure national security, effectively manage emergencies, and improve national resilience. The views of all levels of government, the private and nonprofit sectors, and the public must inform the development of national security and emergency preparedness (NS/EP) communications policies, programs, and capabilities.
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They’re gonna take our free speech.
Obama’s in a tight election - he’s not going to leave anything to chance.
and who’s going to stop him?
Why? How? Explain!
The take over begins. Civil liberties be dammed.
It means that the feds want to take over all means of communications, including this one (the internet). That isn’t going to happen, no matter how hard they try. As long as I have a source of electronic parts, I can get a signal out, and no one can stop me. The genie has been let out of the bottle.
Maybe this is why the FBI will be shutting down parts of the internet on Monday. “This is a test, for the next 24 hrs... blah blah blah... this is only a test”
The virus warning is just a cover up for this EO.
Each and every state shall form a militia,to be defined as a “Continental Militia” that receives no funding nor direction from the Federal Government.
This Continental Militia cannot be disbanded by any other branch of the Armed Forces.
And those states shall train and equip its ranks to defend that states borders from invasion or usurpation of a higher elected office on the Federal level.
Never let a crisis go to waste...
Are you in Portland?
If I have to do it from scratch, including building batteries, it might take a day, not counting cigarette and coffee breaks and lunch.
Like Steffie told Bill Clinton, “Stroke of the pen, law of the land”....
I am reading it right now but not sre what it means. I notice it revoked an order President Reagan did and ammended another. “b) Executive Order 12472 of April 3, 1984, as amended, is hereby revoked.
(c) Executive Order 12382 of September 13, 1982, as amended, is further amended by striking the following language from section 2(e): “in his capacity as Executive Agent for the National Communications System”.
It means I despise Barack Obama a little more than I did before knowing he did this. I didn't think that was possible, until now.
Every day, drip drip drip. And to think there are people who will not support the Republican Presidential Candidate because he “is just as bad as Obama”.
Really? There are two guys, one of them HATES AMERICA AS FOUNDED and the other is a RINO. Yeah, they're identical twins. Geez...
Come November, what will be, will be. It will be the beginning or the end depending on your perspective.
Amen, brother. I may have to solder with a hot rock, but as long as I can dig up an 807 and a hunk of wire, there’ll be communications...Obama EO or not.
Are you a DXer?
Executive Order 12382—President’s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee
Source: The provisions of Executive Order 12382 of Sept. 13, 1982, appear at 47 FR 40531, 3 CFR, 1982 Comp., p. 208, unless otherwise noted.
By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution of the United States of America, and in order to establish, in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App. I), an advisory committee on National Security Telecommunications, it is hereby ordered as follows:
Section 1. Establishment. (a) There is established the President’s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee which shall be composed of no more than 30 members. These members shall have particular knowledge and expertise in the field of telecommunications and represent elements of the Nation’s telecommunications industry. Members of the Committee shall be appointed by the President.
(b) The President shall annually designate a Chairman and a Vice Chairman from among the members of the Committee.
(c) To assist the Committee in carrying out its functions, the Committee may establish appropriate subcommittees or working groups composed, in whole or in part, of individuals who are not members of the Committee.
Sec. 2. Functions. (a) The Committee shall provide to the President, among other things, information and advice from the perspective of the telecommunications industry with respect to the implementation of Presidential Directive 53 (PD/NSC-53), National Security Telecommunications Policy.
(b) The Committee shall provide information and advice to the President regarding the feasibility of implementing specific measures to improve the telecommunications aspects of our national security posture.
(c) The Committee shall provide technical information and advice in the identification and solution of problems which the Committee considers will affect national security telecommunications capability.
(d) In the performance of its advisory duties, the Committee shall conduct reviews and assessments of the effectiveness of the implementation of PD/NSC-53, National Security Telecommunications Policy.
(e) The Committee shall periodically report on matters in this Section to the President and to the Secretary of Defense in his capacity as Executive Agent for the National Communications System.
Sec. 3. Administration. (a) The heads of Executive agencies shall, to the extent permitted by law, provide the Committee such information with respect to national security telecommunications matters as it may require for the purpose of carrying out its functions. Information supplied to the Committee shall not, to the extent permitted by law, be available for public inspection.
(b) Members of the Committee shall serve without any compensation for their work on the Committee. However, to the extent permitted by law, they shall be entitled to travel expenses, including per diem in lieu of subsistence.
(c) Any expenses of the Committee shall, to the extent permitted by law, be paid from funds available to the Secretary of Defense.
Sec. 4. General. (a) Notwithstanding any other Executive Order, the functions of the President under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App. I), except that of reporting annually to the Congress, which are applicable to the Committee, shall be performed by the Secretary of Defense, in accord with guidelines and procedures established by the Administrator of General Services.
(b) In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, the Committee shall terminate on December 31, 1982, unless sooner extended.
Editorial note: The President’s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee was continued until Sept. 30, 1989, by Executive Order 12610 of Sept. 30, 1987, 52 FR 36901, 3 CFR, 1987 Comp., p. 250. Executive Order 12610 also provides that, notwithstanding the provisions of any other Executive order, the functions of the President under the Federal Advisory Committee Act which are applicable to the Committee, except that of reporting annually to Congress, shall be performed by the Secretary of Defense in accordance with guidelines and procedures established by the Administrator of General Services.
If Obama loses he will surely blame republicans.
I'm not talking xtal controlled tube transmitters. Spark gap transmitters and cat's whisker receivers.
But what does it mean? It seems like a bunch of mumbo jumbo to me.
7145 used to be the hang out spot for all the pirate shortwavers.
If I want DX, I'd put up a 100ft tower and slap a monster yagi on it.
I do like playing with milliwatt power homebrew transmitters.
Fun times. Keeps me off the streets. ;)
Would a document such as this one be signed “BARACK OBAMA,” without any title of office?
You know, much as I agree with you and am ready to vote for the RINO...I am really, really starting to wonder if we are ever going to make it to November.
And even if we do, there’s 2 more months before he has to leave, which he won’t.
I do believe the Devil is in the white house, and no law means anything to him.
0bama can issue as many EO’s as he wishes, he can pontificate and make all the proclamations his ego will produce but in the end there absolutely WILL be one or more loyal military officers who will not violate their Oath to “preserve, protect and defend” the Constitution of the United States, and they will do whatever becomes necessary before total darkness descends upon our Land.
Take that to the bank (if your bank is still open ;).
Sec. 5.6. The Federal Communications Commission performs such functions as are required by law, including: (a) with respect to all entities licensed or regulated by the Federal Communications Commission: the extension, discontinuance, or reduction of common carrier facilities or services; the control of common carrier rates, charges, practices, and classifications; the construction, authorization, activation, deactivation, or closing of radio stations, services, and facilities; the assignment of radio frequencies to Federal Communications Commission licensees; the investigation of violations of pertinent law; and the assessment of communications service provider emergency needs and resources; and ...
Sorry, I didn’t mean to sound like a smart alec. I don’t know what it means either, but he’s got the authority to put a commission together to come up with ways to do things in times of emergency, blah blah. The commerce clause has already been warped to give the Executive branch the power to regulate telecommunications, hence the FCC (part of the Dept. of Commerce) already has the ability to control radio, TV, phones, and the internet. And they report to the President, so this isn’t exactly a shocking development. The sticky part is - who determines what is an emergency and under what circumstances could the President could take control of things? That seems to be the kind of question this commission will attempt to answer...
I think you would be handy to have as a neighbor. ;>)
Yep and better.
I would never break a law tied to a treaty like the ITC agreement. I've had a licence since forever.
Having basic skillsets is important, though.
Freedom requires skills. 73's.
“Are you a DXer?”
I can not speak for Johnny, but I was DXCC “Top of the Honor Roll”, but now inactive since I left the USSA.
I can not see Obumbo doing it, as his Commie supporters also
rely on the Internet as much as anyone. Even the DUmmies would be pissed.
My question is...If Obumbo shuts down the Internet in the USSA, how will it effect the net internationally?
Other then FR and some Email contacts, a US shutdown would not have so much impact on me.
Digital modes... got it, don't use it much, besides CW.
I grew up building homebrew stuff. I'll probably croak out with a half-finished project in a box somewhere.
I'm sure he will also be Pardoning a few Black “Political Prisoners” who are convicted Cop Killers.
No doubt in my mind.
This makes sense. No one is stopping him, so he’s simply continuing to take, take, take. Dictators are like that.
Sorry for the gross political incorrectness, but can anyone name a prominent black national leader at the executive level who did NOT become a dictator? I mean in ALL of world history.
It doesn’t mean Obama is GOING to become a full dictator, no, but if he does not I believe he would then be the first or second in world history who did not.
That’s just a guess, and I’ll welcome it if someone corrects me.
All your communications are belong to us!
“Dazzle ‘em with brilliance...
Blind ‘em with BullSh%t.”
Goes back to the ‘70s
Could you hook up a 110 baud teletype to it?
My old S-line has 6146’s.
I have some 807’s, but there are better ways to generate a signal than those.
Need PC boards, I did that stuff for years. Still have material and lots of descrete components.
Wow, you just made my memory do a back-flip.
My Dad had an audio power amp he was very proud of, which had four 807's in push-pull-parallel, a couple of massive transformers (power and output, of course), a pre-amp/phase-splitter (6SN7?). I recall the amp being associated with a mono "Voice of the Theatre" system. He had it hooked up and running for many years, but retired it in favor of a smaller stereo receiver sometime in the 1970's.
I worshiped that amp from the time I was a kid in the 50's until he passed away in 1996, but when my sis and I went through his things, the amp was nowhere to be found. I was heartbroken; I imagine he or someone tossed it believing it had no value in the modern age of solid-state amps.
Somethings up...something maybe like a coup d’état.
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“Spark gap transmitters”
Did you ever see a real spark gap transmitter?
Knew a Ham who actually operated one before they were outlawed.
I dislike SSB and AM since I'm hard of hearing now.
Spark gap is pretty much CW only. And unlawful these days.
Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood - Them changes *Live*
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