TITLE

FCC OKs unlicensed TV white spaces

AUTHOR(S)
JACKSON, DONNY
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Urgent Communications;Dec2008, Vol. 26 Issue 12, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the decision of U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) commissioners to dedicate spectrum between broadcast television channels for unlicensed use by devices using geo-location solutions as the basis for avoiding interference with incumbent users. According to the FCC, sensing-only devices are unreliable. Steve Sharkey of Motorola predicts the availability of white-space devices within a year.
ACCESSION #
35782797

 

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