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Spectrum

 

Proceedings and Initiatives


Cognitive Radio
In light of the ever increasing demand for radio spectrum, and to facilitate new technologies and services and permit more intensive and efficient spectrum use, the Federal Communications Commission adopted a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (Notice) and Order that sets forth proposals and seeks comment on the use and applications for cognitive "smart" radio systems. The Commissions proposals would provide additional technical and operational flexibility for service providers, particularly in rural and underserved areas, and also offer the potential for facilitating increased interoperability for public safety first responders. As a result, consumers may benefit from new and enhanced services.

Releases

4/25/2007
MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER
Clarifies the Petition Filed by Cisco Systems, Inc. Granted in Part and Denied in Part the Petition for Reconsideration Filed by Marcus Spectrum Solutions.
3/11/2005
REPORT AND ORDER AND NEWS RELEASE
By this Order the Commission Adopts Rule Changes for Cognitive Radio which will Facilitate New Technologies and Services as well as Permit More Intensive and Efficient use of the Spectrum.
3/11/2005
REPORT AND ORDER
The Commission Adopts Rule Changes for Smart Radios.
12/30/2003
NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULEMAKING AND ORDER
Facilitating Opportunities for Flexible, Efficient, and Reliable Spectrum Use Employing Cognitive Radio Technologies.
12/17/2003
NEWS RELEASE AND STATEMENTS
FCC Opens Proceeding on Smart Radios.
12/17/2003
NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULEMAKING AND ORDER
Facilitating Opportunities for Flexible, Efficient, and Reliable Spectrum Use Employing Cognitive Radio Technologies.
5/16/2003
NEWS RELEASE
Workshop on Cognitive Radio Technologies.
5/2/2003
PUBLIC NOTICE
Commission Docket Created in Connection with OET Workshop on Cognitive Radio Technologies.
5/19/2003
Presentations
The Office of Engineering and Technology Will Host a Public Workshop on Cognitive Radio technologies. This Workshop Will Further Pursue Certain Issues Discussed in the Spectrum Policy Task Force Report, and Will Help Lay the Foundation for a Commission Proceeding on these Technolgies.

Last reviewed/updated on 03/06/2008