CHAPTER 1.6 Frequency Coordination for Auxiliary Services

DANE E. ERICKSEN, P.E., CSRTE, 8-VSB, CBNT

Hammett & Edison, Inc., Consulting Engineers, San Francisco, California

DAVID P. OTEY, CPBE

AZCAR TechnologiesCentennial, Colorado

INTRODUCTION

The electromagnetic spectrum not only provides broadcasters the means for reaching listeners and viewers via the AM, FM, and TV bands, but under the FCC’s Broadcast Auxiliary Service (BAS) Rules, the electromagnetic spectrum may be used by broadcasters for point-to-point links, remote-pickup links, voice channels for cueing and coordination, remote control of cameras and transmitters, wireless microphones, and other applications. Yet, as varied as these applications appear to be, their treatment in the ...

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