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What GAO Found As GAO reported in September 2019, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) bolstered the capacity and performance of the Electronic Comment Filing System (ECFS) to reduce the risk of future service disruptions.
What GAO FoundActual costs to relocate federal users from the 1710-1755 megahertz (MHz) band have exceeded the original $1 billion estimate by about $474 million as of March 2013, although auction revenues appear to exceed relocation costs by over $5 billion.
An investigation was requested to look into how Calhoun's Collectors Society received names for a mailing list. Concern was expressed that names may have come from a list of silver dollar subscribers illegaly sold to the society by someone in GAO.