`Guard Band' Focus Of Fray

Carlson, Caron
December 1999
Wireless Week;12/20/99, Vol. 5 Issue 51, p3
Trade Publication
Focuses on the debate among the United States (US) Congress, the US Federal Communications Commission, and wireless industry backers over the creation of a guard band for private radio operators. Information on the formal inquiry submitted by Representative Tom Bliley (R-Va.); Proposal from private radio advocates; Recommendation from the Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association.


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