Global Positioning System Adjacent Band Compatibility Assessment Workshop V Meeting, 68105-68106 [2016-23791]

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 191 (Monday, October 3, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 68105-68106]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-23791]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION


Global Positioning System Adjacent Band Compatibility Assessment 
Workshop V Meeting

AGENCY: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology 
(OST-R), Department of Transportation.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: The purpose of this notice is to inform the public that the 
U.S. Department of Transportation will host its fifth workshop on the 
Global Positioning System (GPS) Adjacent Band Compatibility Assessment 
effort. The purpose of this workshop is to discuss the results from 
testing of various categories of GPS/Global Navigation Satellite System 
(GNSS) receivers to include aviation (non-certified), cellular, general 
location/navigation, high precision and networks, timing, and space-
based receivers. The workshop also will include a discussion on the 
development of use-case scenarios for these categories.

DATES: 
    Meeting date/time: October 14, 2016 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (Eastern 
Daylight Time).
    Registration deadline: October 11, 2016. Request alternative 
meeting formats or services by October 7, 2016.

ADDRESSES: RTCA, Inc., 1150 18th St. NW., Suite 910, Washington, DC 
20036.
    Several days leading up to the workshop, an email containing the 
agenda, dial-in, and WebEx information will be provided.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephen M. Mackey, U.S. Department of 
Transportation, John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, 
V-345, 55 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02142, Stephen.Mackey@dot.gov 617-
494-2753.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The goal of the GPS Adjacent Band 
Compatibility Assessment Study is to evaluate the adjacent radio 
frequency band power levels that can be tolerated by GPS/GNSS 
receivers, and advance the Department's understanding of the extent to 
which such power levels impact devices used for transportation safety 
purposes, among other GPS/GNSS applications. The Department obtained 
input from broad public outreach in development of its GPS Adjacent 
Band Compatibility Assessment Test Plan that included four public 
meetings with stakeholders on September 18 and December 4, 2014, and 
March 12 and October 2, 2015, public issuance of a draft test plan on 
September 9, 2015 (see 80 FR 54368), and comments received regarding 
the test plan. The final test plan was published March 9, 2016 (see 81 
FR 12564) and requested voluntary participation in this Study by any 
interested GPS/GNSS device manufacturers or other parties whose 
products incorporate GPS/GNSS devices. In April 2016, radiated testing 
of GNSS devices took place in an anechoic chamber at the U.S. Army 
Research Laboratory at the White Sands Missile Range (WSMR) facility in 
New Mexico. Additional lab testing was conducted in July 2016 at Zeta 
Associates in Fairfax, Virginia and

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MITRE Corporation in Bedford, Massachusetts (see 81 FR 44408).

Registration

    This workshop is open to the general public by registration only. 
For those who would like to attend the workshop, we request that you 
register no later than October 11, 2016. Please use the following link 
to register: https://volpecenterevents.webex.com/volpecenterevents/onstage/g.php?MTID=e856d4f062c520e41d0793b581a9ead82
    You must include:

 Name
 Organization
 Telephone number
 Mailing and email addresses
 Attendance method (WebEx or on site)
 Country of citizenship

    The U.S. Department of Transportation is committed to providing 
equal access to this workshop for all participants. If you need 
alternative formats or services because of a disability, please contact 
Stephen Mackey (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section) with your 
request by close of business October 7, 2016.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on September 26, 2016.
Gregory D. Winfree,
Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology.
[FR Doc. 2016-23791 Filed 9-30-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4910-9X-P