Commerce Report on Space Spectrum Needs

On July 9, the Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) released a report titled, “The Spectrum Needs of U.S. Space-Based Operations: An Inventory of Current and Projected Uses.”

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The report aims to provide basic information that will help increase public understanding of the scope and value of space-based operations and the importance of their access to spectrum.

It describes the wide range of government and commercial space-based operations and the value they provide to the economy and our quality of life, both here in the United States and globally.

The report also contains detailed information about the specific frequencies used by these systems.

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