Frank H. Sanders; Gregory R. Hand; Vincent S. Lawrence

Abstract: The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) is responsible for managing the Federal Government's use of the radio spectrum. In discharging this responsibility, NTIA uses the ITS radio spectrum measurement system and portable measurement systems to collect data for spectrum utilization assessments. This report details an NTIA project to measure and analyze land mobile radio channel usage statistics in the metropolitan area of Atlanta, Georgia, before, during, and after the 1996 Summer Olympic Games.

Keywords: land mobile radio (LMR); radio spectrum measurement system (RSMS); spectrum survey; channel usage; compact radio spectrum measurement system (CRSMS); land mobile radio band usage; land mobile radio channel usage

For technical information concerning this report, contact:

Frank H. Sanders
Institute for Telecommunication Sciences
(303) 497-7600

To request a reprint of this report, contact:

Lilli Segre, Publications Officer
Institute for Telecommunication Sciences
(303) 497-3572

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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