Tag: FAA

Technology, Wireless

FAA proposed extended deadline for altimeter upgrades, says C-Band interference could trigger false warnings

January 10, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Federal Aviation Administration is giving the aviation industry more time to update legacy radio altimeters that could potentially be impacted by terrestrial 5G operations in C-Band spectrum. In a notice of proposed rulemaking, the FAA said that it remains […]

Technology, Wireless

FAA to FCC: Mandate 5G C-band restrictions around airports

October 27, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

When it comes to rolling out 5G C-band services, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) wants the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to mandate that smaller Communication Service Providers (CSPs) abide by the same restrictions that Verizon and AT&T agreed to […]

Technology, Wireless

Kagan: Are AT&T, Verizon doing enough about 5G C-Band airline safety?

January 19, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

As a Wireless Analyst, I have followed the wireless industry and all the challenges and hurdles it has faced and overcome for decades. The way 5G C-Band technology may interfere with aircraft altimeter controls is just the next step in […]

Technology, Wireless

Verizon’s imminent C Band launch is the ‘second phase of our 5G era’

January 5, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Despite an ongoing back-and-forth with the airline industry, FAA and FCC around the impact C Band-based 5G could impact aircraft operations, Verizon is committed to activate its mid-band 5G network on Jan. 19. Once that happens, the operator’s Ultra Wideband […]

Technology, Wireless

Kagan: How concerned should we be about 5G FAA warning?

November 29, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Here we go again. Every few years as the wireless world upgrades to the next generation of service, warning bells go off and gets everyone worried about one thing or another. This happened as we upgraded to 3G and then […]


Aviation interference worries ground Verizon, AT&T C band plans

November 5, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon and AT&T have agreed to press pause on the rollout of their C Band networks following warnings issued by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) that the 5G spectrum could interfere with aviation safety systems. Both carriers had originally planned […]

Hardware, Security

The FAA’s drone registry is live, and it’s ridiculously easy

December 22, 2015

Via: Techworld

The FAA’s new drone registration system went live on Monday, and it’s ridiculously easy to use. Shortly after it went live at 3pm EST, I signed up and the whole process only took a few minutes. The drone registration requirement was […]