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NBAA joined 20 industry and aircraft and avionics manufacturers to tell leaders of @USDOT that the deployment of new 5G cellular systems across the country poses an imminent safety risk facing the U.S. aviation industry and the general public. Read more: https://t.co/JsT57uRhOZ pic.twitter.com/HBSYIlGxBy— NBAA (@NBAA) July 17, 2021 NBAA joined with 20 industry groups and...
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May 20, 2021 By Dan Namowitz Source: AOPA (Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association) https://www.aopa.org/news-and-media/all-news/2021/may/20/aviation-safety-in-focus-as-fcc-expands-5g The wireless communications industry has a “deficient level of understanding” of the threat to radar-altimeter system operation and flight safety posed by “flexible” uses of the 3.7 to 3.98 GHz band, a concern that should prompt the Federal Communications Commission to...
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PARIS – The latest generation of smartphones, 5G, can interfere with aircraft altitude instruments, the French Civil Aviation Authority warned as it recommended they should be turned off during flight. “The utilisation of 5G devices onboard aircraft could lead to risks of interference that could potentially result in errors in altitude readings,”  a spokesman for the agency...
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WASHINGTON — The Defense Department will focus on preventing interference to aviation instruments rather than trying to stop the Federal Communications Commission from auctioning C-band spectrum used for 5G communication, officials tell Defense News. The Pentagon’s decision comes despite industry’s concerns about the functionality of a key aviation technology, which led to a Dec. 1 memo from...
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Image credit: DOD Source: https://www.defensenews.com/2020/12/21/the-military-is-scrambling-to-understand-the-aviation-crash-risk-from-a-new-5g-sale/ By: Valerie Insinna and Aaron Mehta, December 21 at 5:00 AM WASHINGTON — As part of a broader move to boost the 5G industry in the United States, the Federal Communications Commission on Dec. 8 began auctioning a portion of C-band electromagnetic spectrum, a move the committee’s chairman, Ajit Pai, celebrated as “a...
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Source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-12-07/plane-crash-risk-seen-rising-on-fcc-plan-to-expand-5g-spectrum By Todd Shields, Alan Levin, and Helene Fouquet December 7, 2020, 7:31 PM GMT+2Updated on December 8, 2020, 12:42 AM GMT+2 Study warns of interference with electronics on airliners FCC says use of airwaves is safe and will open auction Tuesday A plan to redeploy spectrum for super-fast 5G wireless networks is sparking concern among aviation safety experts...
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November 10, 2020 A white paper by an aviation watchdog warns of ‘catastrophic failures’ if 5G moves into the spectrum traditionally used by civil aircraft. BY MICHAEL VERDON A white paper by the RTCA, a private-public aviation partnership that advises the Federal Aviation Administration, warns that 5G technologies could pose a “major risk…of harmful interference” to radar on...
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Source: https://www.wsj.com/articles/cellphone-carriers-lobby-against-pentagon-plan-for-national-5g-network-11602271148?mod=e2tw Defense Department would bypass usual auction process for airwaves; AT&T CEO visited White House to argue against it. Two federal agencies are moving forward with conflicting plans to commercialize a valuable chunk of wireless spectrum controlled by the Defense Department, leaving the future of an asset worth tens of billions of dollars in...
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Source: https://captainjetson.com/featured/how-5g-technology-affects-flight-safety-alpa-weighs-in/ Excerpt: Capt. Jimmy Smith Looking forward to getting full 5G performance out of your cellphone? 5G technology sounds promising and exciting. However, there is a little known fact that this could affect flight safety. This is a detail so serious it could potentially cause an airplane crash! The Aviation community versus 5G versus Flight Safety The...
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Aviation Health & Safety in the Digital Age Radio-frequency (RF) Exposure from Mobile Devices and In flight WiFi A New Human Factor? http://docplayer.net/13008781-Aviation-health-safety-in-the-digital-age-radio-frequency-rf-exposure-from-mobile-devices-and-in-flight-wifi-a-new-human-factor.html Excerpts: There is evidence of adverse effects on human health and performance from exposure to electro magnetic radiation, especially radio frequency/microwave radiation from mobile communication technology.So the position that the “low level”...
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