Articles | FCW | Mark Rockwell | January 6, 2017

FAA Looks to Spur Spectrum Sharing Tech

By Mark Rockwell

Four agencies are banking on industry coming up with an innovative way to free up spectrum by combining surveillance, air safety and weather radar applications into a single “system of systems” by 2024.

The federally owned spectrum between 1300 and 1350 MHz is “prime real estate” that offers the telecommunications and other commercial industries spectrum that can sustain wireless transmission over long ranges, said Rebecca Guy, the Federal Aviation Administration’s program manager for the new spectrum relocation plan.

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