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Ultra-Wideband Communications: Fundamentals and Applications by Faranak Nekoogar

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1.9. The Regulatory Situation[7]

[7] Section 1.9 copyright © ON World Emerging Wireless Research. Reprinted with permission.

1.9.1. Current FCC Regulations

On February 14, 2002, the FCC ruled to open up an unprecedented amount of bandwidth for commercial development of UWB technology. After much lobbying on both sides to either reduce or tighten the FCC restrictions, the FCC agreed to the requests of a wide range of supporters. Thus, a year later in February 2003, the FCC's release of a Memorandum Opinion and Order (MO&O) assured developers that UWB is here to stay. These supporters run the gamut from leading companies in the home networking arena; to consumer electronics giants such as Philips Electronics and Samsung Electronics; to personal ...

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