FCC OKs UWB, For Some Cases

Vaughan, Allyson
February 2002
Wireless Week;2/18/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 7, p1
Trade Publication
Reports the approval on the use of ultrawideband technology in the U.S. Concerns on the application of the technology; Significance of the approval to the telecommunication industry; Impact of the technology on telecommunication systems. INSET: Potential Uses For UWB.


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