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FCC Python Egg

A Python wrapper for the FCC Reboot APIs.

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$ [sudo] python install

Usage Examples

import broadband_api

# Create an object to interface with the Broadband API
bb = BroadbandApi()

# Get the data!
print bb.get_data(latitude=37, longitude=-122) # (Should be San Francisco)

# Most of the rest is done the same way...

# Make a License View API object
lv = LicenseViewAPI()

# Use it!
lv.get_licenses(searchValue = "Verizon Wireless")


  1. Broadband Speed Test
  2. License View
  3. Census Block
  4. FCC Registration Number Conversions


In the spirit of free software, everyone is encouraged to help improve this project.

Here are some ways you can contribute:

  • by using alpha, beta, and prerelease versions
  • by reporting bugs
  • by suggesting new features
  • by writing or editing documentation
  • by writing specifications
  • by writing code (no patch is too small: fix typos, add comments, clean up inconsistent whitespace)
  • by refactoring code
  • by resolving issues
  • there won't be any issues, but we are obligated to say that anyway
  • by reviewing patches

Submitting an Issue

We use the GitHub issue tracker to track bugs and features. Before submitting a bug report or feature request, check to make sure it hasn't already been submitted. You can indicate support for an existing issuse by voting it up. When submitting a bug report, please include a Gist that includes a stack trace and any details that may be necessary to reproduce the bug, including your gem version, Ruby version, and operating system. Ideally, a bug report should include a pull request with failing specs.

Submitting a Pull Request

  1. Fork the project.
  2. Create a topic branch.
  3. Implement your feature or bug fix.
  4. Add documentation for your feature or bug fix.
  5. Run bundle exec rake doc:yard. If your changes are not 100% documented, go back to step 4.
  6. Add specs for your feature or bug fix.
  7. Run bundle exec rake spec. If your changes are not 100% covered, go back to step 6.
  8. Commit and push your changes.
  9. Submit a pull request. Please do not include changes to the gemspec, version, or history file. (If you want to create your own version for some reason, please do so in a separate commit.)


Copyright (c) 2010 Code for America Laboratories See LICENSE for details.

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