TITLE

FAA, FCC in Flux Re: In-Flight Bans

AUTHOR(S)
Rockwell, Mark
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Wireless Week;3/20/2006, Vol. 12 Issue 7, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the implications of lifting the ban on the use of wireless phones aboard commercial planes for joint standards between two government agencies according to a study authored by Bill Strauss and released by the Carnegie Mellon University in the U.S. Effects of wireless phone calls on the aircraft's critical global positioning system during vulnerable times; Problems posed by wireless fidelity and Bluetooth applications for wireless devices on aircraft operations; Collaboration between Federal Communications Commission and the Federal Aviation Administration to develop a common set of parameters of radio emission standards.
ACCESSION #
20334776

 

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