stated: "Ten years ago we simply found a piece of the spectrum that
was lying around and gave it to an applicant; now things are more
complicated." The frequency spectrum is a limited resource. Civil,
government, and military users of all nations require its use. From
many years of experience, nations have learned that international
sharing of the radio spectrum through mutual cooperation is
Although considerable differences exist in political,
economic, and technical areas, nations of the world meet periodically
to permit equitable sharing of the spectrum on a worldwide basis.
This subcourse will provide you with an introduction to
frequency management, problems of spectrum congestion, frequency
management at international and national levels, a synopsis of radio
wave propagation, procedures used for managing frequencies at
tactical levels of the theater Army, and selection of frequencies for
multichannel radio systems and networks using the various frequency
Supplementary training material provided: None.
Material to be provided by the student: No. 2 lead pencil.
This subcourse cannot be completed without the above material.
In this subcourse read each lesson carefully. When you come to
a lesson exercise, complete all items.
Check your solution on the
page(s) indicated in the exercise.
If your solution does not agree
with the exercise solution, review the reference indicated in the
Twelve credit hours will be awarded for successful completion of