Towards a DoD Spectrum Roadmap
The quest for “principles evident in the operation of actual high-demand, high-performance, and high-efficiency wireless networks and in the trajectory of near-term spectrum research and development” continues.
FAA Proposes Token 5G Fix
Absent exigent circumstances (supply chain disruptions and the like) a single cycle of radalt upgrades and add-on filters should be sufficient to ensure compatibility with 5G.
Effective and Efficient Wireless Networks
Many government systems can be replaced by modern upgrades with zero incremental spectrum footprint above the commercial and private systems on which the highly productive civilian sector depends. Look at FirstNet.
Mary Brown on Building a Spectrum Pipeline
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Evaluation of 20th century radio use cases against 21st century networking needs has to become an ongoing process until all of the spectrum allocations made by fiat are converted to more general uses.
Survive and Thrive After the 3G Sunset
If you have a car with built-in 3G and no upgrade path consider this is a lesson learned and rely on your smartphone for navigation and SOS.
FAA Controversy Sort of Gets a Hearing
It goes without saying that US regulatory performance on the 5G mid-band and aviation is well below the international standard. Dickson was a poor choice when the former president appointed him, and he hasn’t grown into the job. A balanced hearing would show this.
Radio Amateur Hour
The January 17th letter from FAA via A4A to the White House, the Transportation Secretary, the FCC, and itself exposes aviation’s cluelessness
Will Rinehart on Broadband Part Two
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The economics of competition work very differently in markets with high fixed costs. These markets work better with a consumer welfare focus than with the competition focus.
Show Your Cards, FAA
Instead of playing this game of media leak-a-thon with secret studies and mystical data, the time has come for the FAA to come clean and show its cards.
Will Rinehart on Broadband Infrastructure and Inclusion
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If you’re interested in broadband, competition, digital inclusion, and how public policy moves from idea to appropriation this is for you.