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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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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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Spatial disorientation among US air force pilots has been linked to 72 severe accidents, 1993-2013, with 101 deaths and 65 lost aircraft. Now DARPA wants to know whether RF in combat cockpits may be at least partly to blame. New project is called ICEMAN. Source: https://microwavenews.com/short-takes-archive/iceman September 15, 2020 Spatial disorientation among U.S. Air Force...
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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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