Spectrum Management for Science in the 21st Century

  title={Spectrum Management for Science in the 21st Century},
  author={Michael M. Davis},
The U.S. National Research Council’s Committee on Radio Frequencies (CORF) has just finished overseeing the completion of “Spectrum Management for Science in the 21st Century,” a report aimed at protecting the scientific use of the radio and microwave spectrum. The report attempts to lay the foundation of an effort to identify the needs of radio astronomy and Earth remote sensing, to identify the benefits of these two activities, and to develop the practical, forward-looking approaches to… 
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