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Project Title: A Survey of the Active Scientific Use of the Radio Spectrum

PIN: DEPS-BPA-10-04         

Major Unit:
Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences

Sub Unit:
Board on Physics & Astronomy DEPS

Lang, David

Subject/Focus Area:
Earth Sciences; Engineering and Technology; Math, Chemistry, and Physics; Policy for Science and Technology

A Survey of the Active Scientific Use of the Radio Spectrum
June 11, 2014 - June 12, 2014
J. Erik Jonsson Woods Hole Center
314 Quissett Ave.
Woods Hole, Massachusetts

If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:

Contact Name: david lang
Phone: 2023342395
Fax: 2023343575


June 11-12, 2014
J. Erik Jonsson Woods Hole Center, 314 Quissett Ave, Woods Hole, Massachusetts

Wednesday, June 11, 2014


8:30 am ‘Working’ breakfast

9:00 Welcome and meeting introduction Fawwaz Ulaby, Chair

9:15 Summary of previous meetings David Lang, Study Director

9:45 Day 1 format, objectives, and approach Jeff Herd

10:15 Spectrum Allocation and Access Issues Paul Kolodzy

10:45 Break

11:00 Radio Frequency Interference Mike Spencer

11:30 Technologies & Opps for Spectrum Sharing Dean Paschen

12:00 pm ‘Working’ lunch

1:00 Breakout sessions

1. Spectrum Allocation and Access:
Lead: Paul Kolodzy
Team: Coleman Bazelon, Len Fisk, Marie Colton, and Don Campbell

2. RFI:
Lead: Mike Spencer
Team: Linwood Jones, Bill Bristow, Sandra Cruz-Pol, Jeff Herd

3. Spectrum Sharing
Lead: Dean Paschen
Team: Fawwaz Ulaby, Al Gasiewski, Susan Avery, and Bob Palmer

2:30 Discussion and synthesis of findings and recs All

3:30 Break and carpool to Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute (WHOI)
86 Water St, Woods Hole, MA 02543

4:00 Begin tour of WHOI

5:45 Conclude tour of WHOI and return to Jonsson Center for dinner

6:15 Dinner at meeting site

Thursday, June 12, 2014


8:30 am ‘Working’ breakfast

9:00 Review of previous day’s discussions Fawwaz Ulaby, Chair

9:15 Report Gaps and inconsistencies Len Fisk

9:45 Findings and Recommendations David Lang

10:15 Break

10:30 Continued discussion or writing All

11:30 Report completion plan Fawwaz Ulaby, Chair

12:00 pm Lunch available and adjourn

Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
All members present except Robert Palmer.

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
Report; schedule; findings and recommendations; NRC process.

The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: June 18, 2014