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IMPROVING PUBLIC SAFETY COMMUNICATIONS IN THE 800 MHZ BAND.

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ORDER AND SIXTH FURTHER NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULEMAKING In this Order and Sixth Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, we take steps to streamline our rules and procedures to accelerate the successful conclusion of the Commission’s 800 MHz band reconfiguration program, or rebanding.  The 800 MHz rebanding initiative is a 14-year, $3.6 billion program, involving Sprint […]

800 MHz Guard Band Petition for Rulemaking

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The Enterprise Wireless Alliance (EWA) filed a Petition for Rulemaking last week requesting the Commission designate the 800 MHz Guard Band (816-817/861-862 MHz) as “green space” to relocate Business/Industrial (B/ILT) incumbents operating on T-Band channels (470-512 MHz) and certain 900 MHz narrowband channels (896-901/935-940 MHz). The 800 MHz Guard Band is intended to be used […]

New 800 MHz Spectrum Opens with Updated Part 90 Rules

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New Part 90 rules adopted by the FCC Oct. 23 open 800 MHz spectrum, with 318 new 800 MHz interstitial channels becoming available. The rules also make 40 expansion band (EB) and 40 guard band (GB) channels in 800 MHz available in National Public Safety Planning Advisory Committee (NPSPAC) regions where 800 MHz rebanding is […]

FCC Amendment of Part 90 of the Commission’s Rules to Improve Access to Private Land Mobile Radio Spectrum

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Before the Federal Communications Commission Washington, D.C. 20554 In the Matter of Amendment of Part 90 of the Commission’s Rules to Improve Access to Private Land Mobile Radio Spectrum Land Mobile Communications Council Petition for Rulemaking Regarding Interim Eligibility for 800 MHz Expansion Band and Guard Band Frequencies Petition for Rulemaking Regarding Conditional Licensing Authority […]