FCC to Test White Spaces Again
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Jul 11, 2008, 3:36 PM by Eric M. Zeman
The FCC will undergo another round of testing TV white spaces to see if devices and services can be used on the empty spectrum between analog TV channels without causing interference. The FCC has already conducted several rounds of tests, some successfully, some not. FCC Chairman Kevin Martin hopes that successful testing will lead to defined white-spaces rules by the end of 2008.
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