Real AM Revitalization was the subject of the Association of Federal Communications Consulting Engineers’ (AFCCE) presentation by AFCCE President Bob Weller, PE, together with Tom King; Don Everist, PE, President of Cohen Dippell & Everist Consulting Engineers; and Jonathan Edwards, PE, Principal Engineer with Cityscape Consultants to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai.
The title of the presentation was “The Radio Frequency Environment: FCC’s Role in Preserving and Maximizing a National Resource.” The final recommendations to Chairman Pai included:
- Develop an achievable set of goals through the TAC Noise Study to systematically reduce the RF Noise level
- Update Parts 15 and 18 emission rules to reflect broadband noise sources and update emission limits to comport with levels easily achievable with current technology
- Establish rules to permanently authorize AM Synchronous Boosters
- Study the impacts of GPS Synchronization of all AM stations in the U.S.
To see the full presentation, click on the link below: