[LINK] Better uses of the Radio spectrum was Re: Ex IBM Employer reveals TV abandonded analogue band for RFID

Glen Turner gdt at gdt.id.au
Sat Jul 18 12:07:50 AEST 2009

On 16/07/09 09:53, Marghanita da Cruz wrote:
> The move from Analog to Digital TV and Radio is to free up spectrum for all
> kinds of applications:

Oh, and here was I thinking that it was to allow a spectrum auction -- auctions
which were bringing in unbelievable sums when the Digital TV plan was thought of.

Bad cynical Glen.

BTW, the government has opened up the suggestion box for uses for the analogue
frequencies.  Perhaps the Link Institute could write in and suggest that since
those frequencies had to work so hard for the past 50 years that they be given
a rest now.

  Glen Turner   <http://www.gdt.id.au/~gdt/>

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