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Project Title: Committee on Radio Frequencies

PIN: BPAX-L-06-90-C         

Major Unit:
Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences

Sub Unit:
Board on Physics & Astronomy DEPS

Lang, David

Subject/Focus Area:

Committee on Radio Frequencies
May 16, 2013 - May 17, 2013
Keck Center
500 5th Street, NW
Washington D.C. 20001

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: Caryn Knutsen
Phone: 202-334-3307
Fax: 202-334-3575


**This is a draft agenda the is subject to change.

Thursday, May 16, 2013

8:00am Committee discussion

9:00 Introduction
9:05 Update from CRAF chair
9:25 Update from RAFCAP chair
9:45 Discussion
10:00 AM Break
10:15 Update from NSF
11:45 Update from NTIA
12:15pm Working Lunch
1:15 Update from NASA
2:45 PM Break
3:00 FCC Developments
3:30 Keynote Presentation: SMAP Radiometer
4:30 Discussion
5:30 Evening Break
6:00 Working Dinner
8:00 Adjourn for the day

Friday, May 17, 2013

8:30am Welcome
9:00 FCC Update
9:30 Discussion
9:50 Update on NRC Active Spectrum Study
10:20 AM Break
10:35 Presentation
11:35 Discussion

12:00pm Committee discussion
2:00 Adjourn meeting

Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
David DeBoer

Jasmeet Judge

William Blackwell

Sandra L. Cruz-Pol

Todd Gaier

David Le Vine

Darren McKague

Timothy Pearson

Alan E.E. Rogers

Gregory Taylor
(by phone)
Liese van Zee

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
outreach; balance and composition; membership rotation; possible filings with the FCC; CORF Handbook

The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:
Update from CRAF, Hans van der Marel, CRAF chair
Update from RAFCAP, Tasso Tzioumis, RAFCAP chair
Spectrum Update from National Science Foundation, Andrew Clegg, NSF
Update from NTIA, Brian Patten, NTIA
Spectrum Update from NASA, John Zuzek, NASA
WRC-15 update from NASA, Tom VonDeak, NASA
Future remote sensing missions, John Zuzek, NASA
FCC Developments, Paul Feldman,
SMAP radiometer, Jeff Piepmeier, NASA-Goddard
FCC Update, Karen Rackley, FCC
Update on NRC Active Spectrum Study, David Lang

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: May 26, 2013