The federal government determines how the radio spectrum is used and who can use it. Turns out, renting out the spectrum to private companies is a billion-dollar business. The spectrum business goes to the highest bidder. But what problems does that pose in the long run? Google engineer Andrew Clegg discusses this and more with Dr. Robert J. Marks and Austin Egbert in today’s podcast.
- The United States Radio Frequency Spectrum Chart
- Robert J. Marks at Discovery.org
- Austin Egbert at IEEE Xplore
- Pentagon, telecom industry’s battle over spectrum symptomatic of a troubled system