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<p style="margin:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Dear Colleagues,</span><o:p></o:p></p>
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<p style="margin:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">We are pleased to announce that Ettus Research, LLC is joining Motorola Solutions Foundation as a sponsor of the spectrum-sharing radio contest
 (Spectrum-ShaRC).  </span><o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><o:p> </o:p></p>
<p style="margin:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Ettus Research will provide two new prizes in addition to the previously announced prizes (US$ 5,000 for first place, $3,000 for second,
 and $1,500 for third).</span><o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><o:p> </o:p></p>
<p style="margin:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">The new prizes are:<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p style="margin:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt"><o:p> </o:p></p>
<p style="mso-margin-top-alt:0in;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:0in;margin-left:.5in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1;vertical-align:baseline">
<![if !supportLists]><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Symbol;color:black"><span style="mso-list:Ignore">·<span style="font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"">        
</span></span></span><![endif]><b><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Five USRP B-200 minis</span></b><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black"> (<a href="http://www.ettus.com/product/details/USRP-B200mini-i"><span style="color:#1155CC">http://www.ettus.com/product/details/USRP-B200mini-i</span></a>,
<b>$3,575 value</b>) <b>for the top finishing undergraduate-only team</b><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black"><o:p> </o:p></span></p>
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</span></span></span><![endif]><b><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">One USRP B-200 mini ($715 value) for the  fourth-place team</span></b><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p style="margin:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black"><o:p> </o:p></span></p>
<p style="margin:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Teams may register for the contest through
<b>15 October 2015</b>.  <o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p style="margin:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black"><o:p> </o:p></span></p>
<p style="margin:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Entry forms can be downloaded from
</span><a href="http://radiocontest.wireless.vt.edu"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#1155CC">http://radiocontest.wireless.vt.edu</span></a><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">. Completed
 forms should be sent to </span><a href="mailto:cdietric@vt.edu"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#1155CC">cdietric@vt.edu</span></a><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black"> with subject
 “Spectrum Contest Entry.”</span><o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><o:p> </o:p></span></p>
<p style="margin:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Please let us know if you have any questions.  Thank you for your time and hope to see you in the contest!</span><o:p></o:p></p>
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<p style="margin:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Best Regards,</span><o:p></o:p></p>
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<p style="margin:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Carl Dietrich and Vuk Marojevic</span><o:p></o:p></p>
<p style="margin:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Wireless @ Virginia Tech</span><o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color:black">Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering</span><o:p></o:p></p>
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