Showing posts with label FCC. Show all posts
Showing posts with label FCC. Show all posts

Thursday, July 21, 2011

FCC Search

Here is where you can go to do your ham radio related searches at the FCC website. You can find some interesting documents and pictures of equipment.

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Blank Area Networks

LAN - Local Area Network
WAN - Wide Area Network
MAN - Metro Area Network
PAN - Personal Area Network

and now we have the MBAN - Medical Body Area Network.
"The MBAN radio spectrum would create a wireless body sensor network for remotely monitoring critically and chronically ill people via small wireless devices so that medical workers can track the person's health status as well as take swift action in emergencies."
The impacted frequencies:
"The bandwidths being requested for MBANs -- 2360-2400 MHz; 2300-2305 MHz and 2395-2400 MHz; 2400-2483.5 MHz; or 5150-5250 MHz -- reside next those now used by Bluetooth devices."

Monday, January 3, 2011

FCC Net Neutrality

Lots of talk about Net Neutrality.. usually I am pro-business, but I view the Internet as essential infrastructure and worry that without Net Neutrality, innovation would be stifled. I think some things just cannot come out of big organizations. Most of these articles are from

A simplified view of the Net Neutrality issue.

Obama's FCC Caves on Net Neutrality

Do we really need Net Neutrality?

A Regulated Internet?

The Right's War on Net Neutrality

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

OMG! Text your emergency to 911

The FCC is looking at SMS as an option for 911 contacts.

Options are good.