Spread spectrum for commercial communications

  title={Spread spectrum for commercial communications},
  author={D. E. Schilling and L. B. Milstein and R. L. Pickholtz and Marvin Kullback and Fred Miller},
  journal={IEEE Communications Magazine},
The authors describe how spread spectrum operates and explain why the FCC has allocated several spectral bands for spread spectrum. They examine what is wrong with the spectrum allocations the way they are now. They show who is using and will use spread spectrum and why. In particular, they discuss the use of spread spectrum for mobile cellular communications: the personal communications network; digital stereo; alarms; sports applications; communications in the stock exchange; police radars… CONTINUE READING