SPECTRUM REALLOCATION FINAL REPORT

Response to Title VI - Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1993


NTIA Special Publication 95-32

                                                                    
Gerald F. Hurt
Ernesto A. Cerezo
Edward F. Drocella, Jr.
David E. Kitzmiller
Robert C. Wilson

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
Ronald H. Brown, Secretary

Larry Irving, Assistant Secretary
for Communications and Information, and
Administrator, National Telecommunications
and Information Administration

February 1995

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The publication of this report marks the completion of NTIA's tasks that were mandated in Title VI of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1993 (Act). In this report NTIA identifies radio frequency spectrum that will be reallocated from Federal to Non-Federal use. As directed by the Act, the Secretary of Commerce has forwarded this report to the President, to the Congress, and to the Federal Communications Commission.

Copies of this report are available from the National Technical Information Service, 5285 Port Royal Road, Springfield, VA 22161, telephone (703) 487-4650. Copies of this report are also directly available electronically using the set of Internet servers operated by NTIA. Detailed instructions for gaining access to these servers can be obtained i) by connecting through a modem to (202) 482-1199, ii) by connecting through the Internet to http://gopher.ntia.doc.gov, or iii) by connecting through the Internet to http://www.ntia.doc.gov.

Questions regarding this report may be directed to the NTIA Openness Program staff. Such questions should be addressed as follows:

     Norbert Schroeder
     Program Manager, Openness Program, Room 1609
     National Telecommunications and Information Administration
     Washington, D.C. 20230
  
     Telephone:   (202) 482-3999        FAX:   (202) 501-6198
     Internet E-mail address:  nschroeder@ntia.doc.gov



ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

The authors wish to thank the many organizations and persons who contributed to the completion of this report. In particular, we wish to thank the Federal agency representatives on the Interdepartment Radio Advisory Committee for providing vital comments and information used in describing Federal Government radio spectrum use and potential impact of reallocation. We also acknowledge the written and verbal comments provided by industry and amateur radio representatives during the public comment process, open public meetings, and "one-on-one" discussions.

We also wish to thank the many contibuting NTIA employees especially Cesar Filippi, Russ Slye, Fred Matos, and Paul Roosa for many suggested quality improvements to the text, and Betty Bertier and Cathleen Kelly for editorial assistance.



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