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Viasat asks FCC to halt @SpaceX Starlink launches while it seeks court ruling – SpaceNews https://t.co/mWw8C7rVd3— SpaceNews (@SpaceNews_Inc) May 25, 2021 by Jason Rainbow — May 25, 2021 TAMPA, Fla. — Satellite operator Viasat is asking the FCC to stop SpaceX from launching more Starlink satellites as it heads to court to compel a thorough environmental review of...
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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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Source https://www.lightreading.com/5g/dishs-5g-ambitions-for-12ghz-face-setback/d/d-id/769076 News Analysis MIKE DANO, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies 4/27/2021 The FCC approved a request by SpaceX’s Starlink to make changes to its constellation of low Earth orbit (LEO) satellites. The ruling represents a setback to Starlink competitors like Viasat and Amazon that had argued against the changes, as well as a...
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April 27, 2021 Source: https://www.reuters.com/technology/fcc-votes-approve-spacex-satellite-plan-official-2021-04-27/ Reuters, David Shepardson The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) said on Tuesday it had voted to approve a SpaceX plan to deploy Starlink satellites at a lower earth orbit as part of the company’s push to offer space-based broadband internet service. The decision, which Reuters reported earlier on Tuesday, includes...
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The first such MOU between @FCC & a sub-Saharan African nation in more than twenty years, this agreement seeks to increase coordination & the exchange of best practices on fifth generation #5G technologies, network security, & other policy issues. #FCCGov https://t.co/26T0nII3jo— The FCC (@FCC) April 8, 2021
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Source: https://www.geekwire.com/2021/critics-take-aim-spacex-starlink-amazon-kuiper-satellite-constellations/ BY ALAN BOYLE on March 11, 2021 SpaceX, Amazon and OneWeb say their satellite mega-constellations will make broadband internet goodness available to billions of people around the world who are unserved or underserved — but some say those promises have to be weighed against the potential perils. These critics cite the risk of catastrophic satellite collisions, concerns about cybersecurity...
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Thursday, February 11, 2021 On Jan. 25, 2021, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit heard oral argument on the Federal Communication Commission’s (FCC’s) 2020 decision on radiofrequency emission limits (RFE) in which the FCC made a number of procedural changes to its rules but essentially left the RFE limits adopted in 1996...
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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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Source: TCI Magazine, official publication of the TREE CARE INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION https://tcimag.tcia.org/tree-care/beware-the-dangers-from-am-radio-and-5g-transmission-sites/ by RICK HOWLAND As if tree care isn’t dangerous enough, there’s an increasing safety threat that hasn’t yet gotten much attention – radio waves. Radio waves are everywhere, and have been since the dawn of the universe. Man-made ones have been around for more...
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Source https://www.satellitetoday.com/broadband/2021/01/04/viasat-requests-fcc-look-into-environmental-impact-of-spacexs-starlink-constellation/ By Rachel Jewett | January 4, 2021 Viasat has taken issue with SpaceX’s request to lower the orbital altitude of its Starlink satellite constellation, and requested the FCC to prepare an environmental impact statement on Starlink.  In an FCC filing on Dec. 22, Viasat outlined its environmental concerns with Starlink and with SpaceX’s request to relocate the satellites to...
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