FAA, FCC in Flux Re: In-Flight Bans

Rockwell, Mark
March 2006
Wireless Week;3/20/2006, Vol. 12 Issue 7, p16
Trade Publication
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.


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