GHz SURVEY DOCUMENTS RELEASED
The Region 5 and Region 6 Regional Planning Committees
have jointly developed a survey document to establish needs for
spectrum use in the 4940-4990 MHz band in California. The Survey is due
back to Bill DeCamp (address at right) before June 1, 2004.
ESTABLISHES PUBLIC SAFETY UTILIZATION RULES FOR THE 4940-4990 MHz ("4.9
On May 2, 2003 the FCC released its Third Report And
Order in the matter of "The 4.9 GHz Band Transferred from Federal
Government Use (WT Docket 00-32). Effective 30 days after publication
in the Federal Register, the new Rules allocate the band to Public
Safety for wideband use.
The FCC's new Rules call for the existing 700 MHz RPCs
to meet within six months of the effective date of the new Rules, and
address spectrum planning for the new band, with a Plan filed with the
FCC within twelve months of the effective date.
copy of the Third Report and Order]