FCC Seeks Comment on Maximizing Efficient Use of 12 GHz Band – 15 Jan 2021

The Federal Communications Commission is requesting comments on how to allocate and best maximize efficient use of 500 megahertz of mid-band spectrum between 12.2-12.7 GHz (12 GHz band). In the United States, the 12 GHz band is allocated on a primary basis for non-Federal use for Broadcasting Satellite Service (BSS) (referred to domestically in the band as Direct Broadcast Satellite (DBS), Fixed Satellite Service (space-to-Earth) limited to non-geostationary orbit systems (NGSO FSS), and Fixed Service.

Amateur Radio operators are allocated use of the GHz bands for experimental use. [ Amateur Radio USA Band Plan ] specific allocations starting at 2.3 GHz to 250 GHz. Unlimited use above 275 GHz.

How do I comment to an FCC request for comments? https://www.fcc.gov/consumers/guides/how-comment

FCC WT Docket No. 20-443

Learn more about antennas:

Advanced Antenna Modeling – Marcel De Canck

The ARRL Antenna Book 24th Edition Four Volume Boxed Set

The ARRL Antenna Book for Radio Communications; Volume 3: Antennas for VHF through Microwave and Specialty Antennas

Handbook of Microwave and Radar Engineering – Anatoly Belous

Central States VHF Society