FCC Deletes 3.4 GHz Amateur Satellite Service Allocation

FCC SealThe AMSAT News Service (ANS) reports that at its open meeting on September 30, 2020, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) adopted a Report and Order that sunsets Amateur use of the 3.3-3.5 GHz band.

This spectrum includes the 3.40-3.41 GHz Amateur-Satellite Service allocation. AMSAT had previously filed comments opposing the FCC’s proposal to delete this spectrum.

The adopted FCC Report and Order can be found at

AMSAT filing https://www.amsat.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Comments-of-Radio-Amateur-Satellite-Corporation-WT-Docket-No-19-348.pdf