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Spectrum

 

Proceedings and Initiatives


Realignment of 76-81 GHz Band and Above 95 GHz
In April 2003, the Commission by a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, proposed the reallocation of spectrum in the 76-81 GHz frequency band and the frequency bands above 95 GHz to make the United States domestic and international frequency allocation changes consistent with each other in the bands above 71 GHz. The realignment of the allocations proposed is consistent with the international allocation changes made at the World Radiocommunications Conference ("WRC-2000"). The primary intent of the WRC-2000 realignment was to place scientific services, such as the Earth-Exploration Satellite ("EESS") and Radio Astronomy Services("RAS"), in spectrum better suited to their needs. The Commission believes that the proposals set forth in this proceeding will promote future developments in technology and equipment, position scientific services to increase the understanding of physical phenomena, and provide consumers with access to new products and communications services.

Releases

3/12/2004
ERRATUM
Amendment of Part 2 of the Commission's Rules to Realign the 76-81 GHz Band and the Frequency Range Above 95 GHz Consistent with International Allocation Changes. This Erratum Corrects Errors in the Report and Order Released in February 2004.
2/4/2004
REPORT AND ORDER
Amendment of Part 2 to Realign the 76-81 GHz Band and the Frequency Range Above 95 GHz and to Allocate Additional Spectrum to the InterSatellite, Fixed, and Mobile Services and to Permit Unlicensed Devices to Use Certain Segments in Various Bands.
4/16/2003
NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULEMAKING
Amendment of Part 2 of the Commission's Rules to Realign the 76-81 GHz Band and the Frequency Range Above 95 GHz Consistent with International Allocation Changes.

Last reviewed/updated on 03/06/2008