Articles by David F. Melcher

Frequency spectrum. Photo: Wikimedia.

Why America Needs Diverse Spectrum Options

With the new U.S. administration and Congress focused on spurring economic growth and job creation, our leaders should consider an arcane but critical issue affecting many economic sectors: the allocation and licensing of radiofrequency spectrum. With more than 400 bands of spectrum supporting more than 40 terrestrial and space services, this finite resource is used […]

By | June 26, 2017

David F Melcher, President and CEO of Aerospace Industries Association.

Why America Needs Diverse Spectrum Options

We must allocate spectrum wisely, ensuring that increasing demand from mobile operators doesn’t crowd out other worthy users.

By | May 15, 2017

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