Alakananda Paul; Gerald F. Hurt; Thomas Sullivan; Gary M. Patrick; Robert L. Sole; Larry Brunson; Cou-Way Wang; Bernard Joiner; Edward F. Drocella Jr.

Abstract: This report presents the results of the first phase of a two-phase study of interference protection criteria (IPC) to compile, explain and validate, modify or supplement the levels of protection from interference that are generally expected and provided for various radiocommunication systems. This report compiles IPC covering the frequency range 30 MHz to 30 GHz from generally accepted sources, including international agencies, government agencies, trade associations, academic institutions, and others.

Keywords: broadcasting-satellite service (BSS); fixed-satellite service (FSS); spectrum sharing; electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) analysis; mobile-satellite services (MSS); radiodetermination-satellite service; interference protection criteria (IPC); science services

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