The FCC released three reports detailing experimental license actions beginning Feb. 1, 2011. The latest report, covering 6/1/11 to 7/1/11 includes some items likely to be of interest to readers:
- •Alcatel-Lucent received license WF2XUR allowing use of TV bands 174-216 MHz and 470-698 MHz for lab testing of white space devices fixed and mobile in Murray Hill and Holmdel in Union County, NJ.
- •Broadcasters using 2 GHz ENG channel 7 in Santa Ana (Orange County), California may be interested in a grant to Powerwave Technologies Inc allowing use of 2110-2155 MHz for testing LTE picocells.
- •Stations with C-band downlinks in San Jose, CA may want to watch for interference from ETS Technologies WF2XUR allowing fixed use of 3700-4200 MHz for testing 4G backhaul.
Doug Lung is one of America's foremost authorities on broadcast RF technology. He has been with NBC since 1985 and is currently vice president of broadcast technology for NBC/Telemundo stations.
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