Inventory check


A bipartisan quartet of senators want to find out which slices of wireless spectrum are being used for what, with an eye toward using it more efficiently, and are tasking the FCC and Commerce Department with a full accounting. Spectrum assigned to radio and television broadcasters is part of the project. The quarter includes John Kerry, (D-MA), Olympia Snowe, (R-ME), Bill Nelson, (D-FL), and Roger Wicker, (R-MS).

RBR/TVBR observation: How hard of a project can this be? Hey guys, for starters, we can tell you that from 88.1 MHz to 107.9 MHz you’ll find a bunch of FM radio stations (and some ancillary side channel services like reading services for the blind and whatnot). We’ll let FCC and Commerce get back to you on the rest of it…