Institute for Telecommunication Sciences
the research laboratory of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration

Francis P. Flynn; William M. Moran

Abstract: This report is a spectrum resource assessment of the 162–174 MHz band. Included is information on allocation, frequency assignments and agency equipment usage, along with the results of agency interviews. Present spectrum management techniques and associated problems were considered in this report. This band contained 35,275 assignments, as of January 1982, which is approximately one–quarter of all the frequency assignments in the GMF.

Keywords: frequency modulation; spectrum resource assessment; spectrum management; Land Mobile; 162-174 MHz Band; Amplitude Compandored Single Sideband (ACSB)

To request a reprint of this report, contact:

Ed Drocella, Chief,
Spectrum Engineering and Analysis Division
Office of Spectrum Management
National Telecommunications and Information Administration
(202) 482-1652

Disclaimer: Certain commercial equipment, components, and software may be identified in this report to specify adequately the technical aspects of the reported results. In no case does such identification imply recommendation or endorsement by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, nor does it imply that the equipment or software identified is necessarily the best available for the particular application or uses.

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