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January 6, 2012, 4 Comments

We have now finished reviewing the dismal (partial) list of historic FCC spectrum management engineering mistakes, and in this final part of the series we’ll look at some suggestions for […]

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FCC Spectrum Management Mistakes: The “Sweet Sixteen” List – Part 3

November 29, 2011, No comments

In this post we will finish the list of FCC historic spectrum management mistakes that began with Part 1 of this series. 12.  Land Mobile “Re-farmi ...

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GPS navigation advocates leery of LightSquared

June 30, 2011, No comments

Global Positioning System receivers remain wary of the plan by 4G network provider LightSquared to create a wireless broadband network to serve every ...

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LightSquared shifts spectrums, salvages its 4G network launch

June 23, 2011, 4 Comments

LightSquared apparently has dodged a GPS bullet that almost shot it down before it started up. It will switch to another spectrum that virtually elimi ...

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    DAB Digital Radio Shut Down in Canada
    July 1, 2010, No comments

    Britain and other European countries are forging the path to convert to digital radio this decade, with plans to discontinue analog radio altogether. The future of digital radio in the […]

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    A little DAB didn’t do it in Canada
    June 30, 2010, No comments

    Apparently believing the old Brylcreem advertising slogan “A Little Dab’ll Do Ya,” Canadian proponents of the digital audio broadcasting (DAB) technology relied on a few stations in major markets across […]

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    VERSATILE MSK-200 TV SIGNAL ANALYZER
    April 19, 2010, 1 Comment

    Most busy TV engineers wouldn’t cobble together their own multiple-function TV Test Instruments from add-ons and options unless they found themselves in a technological vacuum. Thanks to Kathrein-Schomandl, no such […]