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Autonomous Vehicles, 2.0: A Conversation with George Soodoo

The Trump Administration recently took some major steps toward providing a regulatory framework that encourages the safe development, testing, and deployment of autonomous vehicles. Several weeks ago, Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao released Automated Driving Systems 2.0 from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), a document aimed at supporting automotive industry innovators in the … Continue Reading

Reminder: Narrowband Transition Deadline Approaching

The transition to narrowband operation for all land mobile radio systems licensed in the 150-174 MHz and 421-512 MHz bands is still on course -- with the final deadline for migration still set at January 1, 2013. The FCC has issued a reminder, with some helpful guidelines about the transition process.… Continue Reading

FCC Takes Another Crack at D Block Rules

 For almost three years now, the FCC has been struggling mightily to devise rules to govern both the auctioning and regulatory framework for the 700 MHz D Block.   This spectrum block has the unique distinction of being a Public Private Partnership — a concept never before tried by the FCC and one which has proved … Continue Reading