January 1990 | Other RSMS Operations Report

Analysis of Selected Government Spectrum Usage during the 1989 Presidential Inauguration

John J. Sell; G. D. Gierhart

Abstract: Measurements of Federal land mobile usage, in selected mobile bands, relating to the 1989 Presidential inauguration were made using NTIA's RSMS Van to assess Government communications requirements for a special event of national importance. This report presents the results of analyzing the band usage data. Three bands, 138–150.8 MHz (with the exception of the 144–148 MHz segment), 162.0125–174 MHz and 406.1–420 MHz had channels designated for communications relating to inaugural events. {Incomplete abstract at this time.}

Keywords: frequency assignment; land mobile radio band usage; RSMS; band usage; special events; channel assignments; Presidential inauguration

To request a reprint of this report, contact:

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

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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