6 GHZ band Unlicensed

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has decided to approve the frequencies for unlicensed usage on the 6GHz band in order to enable operation for a proposed WiFi 6E standard. Until now this was a section of the spectrum in the USA which was used for licensed-only operations by entities such as telephone companies and utilities or cable TV relay links used by news broadcasters as mobile liRead More…

New Seal for the FCC

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is set to move to new offices and plans to change their seal to commemorate this event. FCC announced its move last year. The regulators new seal will be soon appearing on the agency’s website as well as its stationery, business cards and other materials.According to a recent FCC press release, this design pays tribute to various communications technologRead More…

Development of Remote Testing Methods

The Federal Communications Commission has clarified that there is nothing within its rules which prohibits remote examination testing for amateur radio testing. They have also clarified that no prior approval is required to conduct remote exam sessions. The following statement clearly addresses this issue: “The Commission provides flexibility to volunteer examiners and coordinators who wish Read More…