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Wireless Regulatory Information & Issues
CURRENT FCC NOTICE OF INQUIRY (NOI) 98-103
ON WHETHER RULES SHOULD BE CHANGED TO PERMIT ULTRA-WIDEBAND (UWB) USE OF SPECTRUM Comments due by December 7th, 1998, Replies by 4 January, 1999.
ON ULTRA-WIDEBAND PART 15 FCC RULES
In .pdf form. You need Acrobat Reader to access. Graphs and formulas.
Often Quoted 1995 MIT Thesis (shortened version for IEEE Presentation) on Very Dense Packet Switched Radios - demonstrating how millions of radios can co-exist in the same space without interfering with others. A seminal study for the FCC Issues of new UWB Rules
This is a Tutorial by Witold Jachinczyk, Worchster Polytechnic Institute, from general history and layman language description, to technical description, with graphical charts.
This is a recent (Sept 97) paper by Dennis Klein summarizing many of the currently avaiable Part 15 radios, their characteristics and prices. With a qualifying introduction by us (P.I. NSF Project)
"Is the UHF Frequency Shortage a Self Made Problem?" - November 9, 1994
Incisive commentary by the engineer-founder of Packet Switching
"On the Shortage of Spectrum" - June 23, 1995
Paper delivered in Bologna, Italy on the occasion of the Marconi Centennial celebration
George Gilder's "The Bandwidth Tidal Wave"
Pungent comments by a controversial analyst of the Telecom Scene
"The Case for Wireless Shared Public Spectrum" April 15th, 1996
Essay by 1993 Winner of Electronic Freedom Foundation Pioneer Award
"Notice of Proposed Rule Making on NII/SUPERNET Bands" May 7th, 1996 br> This is the important, current NPRM that will decide whether there is 'community no-licence wireless' or not. The public can comment formally by mail or informally by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bennett Kobb's News & Comment
Current News on Radio Issues by author of 1995 "Spectrum Guide"