The Biden administration yesterday released its National Spectrum Strategy document, which outlined both the bands as well as plans to “modernize spectrum policy and make the most efficient use possible of this vital national resource” and “expand access to advanced wireless broadband networks and technologies, whether terrestrial-, airspace-, satellite- or space-based, for all Americans.” White […]
In October 2023, the FCC authorized a new class of “Very Low Power” (VLP) devices, creating an additional risk for public safety microwave. Whereas the previously-authorized devices are for fixed use (ex: campus Wi-Fi), VLP devices are expected to be mobile – smartphones, glasses, watches, earphones, vehicle dashboards, etc. For more detail click here: DOC-397829A1
The FCC issued a public notice last week extending some filing and regulatory deadlines occurring from August 28, 2023, to September 28, 2023, for licensees and applicants in areas affected by Hurricane Idalia. For more details click on DA 23-788.
Requests for Waiver of 5.9 GHz Band Rules to Permit Initial Deployment of Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything Technology, ET Docket No. 19-138
The Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau, the Office of Engineering and Technology, and the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau have granted waiver requests to deploy Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything (C-V2X) technology within the 5.895–5.925 GHz band. For complete details click on this document: DOC-396083A1
Per FCC DA23-653, The Public Safety & Homeland Security Bureau Announces Nationwide Tests of The Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) On October 4, 2023.
The Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) provides notice to all Emergency Alert System (EAS) Participants, Participating Commercial Mobile Service Providers, and the public that the Federal Emergency Management Agency, in coordination with the FCC, will conduct nationwide tests of the EAS and Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) on October […]