Frank H. Sanders; Bradley J. Ramsey; 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 funds the Institute for Telecommunication Sciences (ITS) radio spectrum measurement system to collect data for spectrum utilization assessments. This report details such a data collection effort spanning all of the spectrum for 108 MHz to 19.7 GHz in the metropolitan area of San Francisco, California, during May and June 1995.

Keywords: spectrum resource assessment; land mobile radio (LMR); radar emission spectrum; radio spectrum measurement system (RSMS); radio frequency environment; spectrum survey

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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