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Title: Accelerating Spectrum Sharing Technologies

Abstract

Spectrum sharing potentially holds the promise of solving the emerging spectrum crisis. However, technology innovators face the conundrum of developing spectrum sharing technologies without the ability to experiment and test with real incumbent systems. Interference with operational incumbents can prevent critical services, and the cost of deploying and operating an incumbent system can be prohibitive. Thus, the lack of incumbent systems and frequency authorization for technology incubation and demonstration has stymied spectrum sharing research. To this end, industry, academia, and regulators all require a test facility for validating hypotheses and demonstrating functionality without affecting operational incumbent systems. This article proposes a four-phase program supported by our spectrum accountability architecture. We propose that our comprehensive experimentation and testing approach for technology incubation and demonstration will accelerate the development of spectrum sharing technologies.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Idaho National Laboratory (INL)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1108036
Report Number(s):
INL/JOU-12-27475
Journal ID: ISSN 0163--6804
DOE Contract Number:
DE-AC07-05ID14517
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: IEEE Communications Magazine; Journal Volume: 51; Journal Issue: 9
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING; 3550-3650 MHz; FCC; Interference; NTIA; Spectrum Accountability; Spectrum Sharing; Terminal Doppler Weather Radar

Citation Formats

Juan D. Deaton, Lynda L. Brighton, Rangam Subramanian, Hussein Moradi, and Jose Loera. Accelerating Spectrum Sharing Technologies. United States: N. p., 2013. Web. doi:10.1109/MCOM.2013.6588660.
Juan D. Deaton, Lynda L. Brighton, Rangam Subramanian, Hussein Moradi, & Jose Loera. Accelerating Spectrum Sharing Technologies. United States. doi:10.1109/MCOM.2013.6588660.
Juan D. Deaton, Lynda L. Brighton, Rangam Subramanian, Hussein Moradi, and Jose Loera. 2013. "Accelerating Spectrum Sharing Technologies". United States. doi:10.1109/MCOM.2013.6588660.
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abstractNote = {Spectrum sharing potentially holds the promise of solving the emerging spectrum crisis. However, technology innovators face the conundrum of developing spectrum sharing technologies without the ability to experiment and test with real incumbent systems. Interference with operational incumbents can prevent critical services, and the cost of deploying and operating an incumbent system can be prohibitive. Thus, the lack of incumbent systems and frequency authorization for technology incubation and demonstration has stymied spectrum sharing research. To this end, industry, academia, and regulators all require a test facility for validating hypotheses and demonstrating functionality without affecting operational incumbent systems. This article proposes a four-phase program supported by our spectrum accountability architecture. We propose that our comprehensive experimentation and testing approach for technology incubation and demonstration will accelerate the development of spectrum sharing technologies.},
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journal = {IEEE Communications Magazine},
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