29 Nov '12, 2pm

“Receiver standards mean less interference and more available spectrum” #spectrum #FCC

NTIA URGES FCC TO ADOPT RADIO RECEIVER STANDARDS The Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) in comments filed today urged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to adopt performance standards for non-government radio receivers to facilitate more efficient use of the radio frequency spectrum. “Receiver standards mean less interference and more available spectrum,” said Michael D. Gallagher, Acting Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information. “NTIA has been focused on receiver standards for federal users for some time, and we will continue working with the FCC to maximize the value of this vital national resource,” Gallagher said. NTIA said standards it had adopted for federal receivers have “done much to prevent interference to federal users” and have “permitted NTIA to utilize the spectrum more efficiently.” ...

Full article: http://www.ntia.doc.gov/legacy/ntiahome/press/2003/receiv...

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