Cesar A. Felippe; Robert L. Hinkle; Karl B. Nebbia; Bradley J. Ramsey; Frank H. Sanders

Abstract: This report provides a feasibility assessment of accommodating the Broadcast Satellite (Sound) Service and a Mobile Satellite Service uplink in the 2300-2450 MHz range. The assessment is based upon measurements by the Institute for Telecommunication Sciences of microwave oven and radio environment characteristics. Projected characteristics of the proposed services are considered.

Keywords: broadcast satellite (sound); microwave ovens; WARC-92; Industrial, Scientific and Medical (ISM) Equipment; mobile-satellite services (MSS)

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Ed Drocella, Chief,
Spectrum Engineering and Analysis Division
Office of Spectrum Management
National Telecommunications and Information Administration
(202) 482-1652
edrocella@ntia.gov

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Frank H. Sanders
Institute for Telecommunication Sciences
(303) 497-7600
fsanders@ntia.doc.gov

Disclaimer: Certain commercial equipment, components, and software may be identified in this report to specify adequately the technical aspects of the reported results. In no case does such identification imply recommendation or endorsement by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, nor does it imply that the equipment or software identified is necessarily the best available for the particular application or uses.

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