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Verizon is moving ahead with its mm-wave wireless plans, filling applications for 28 Ghz-band experimental licenses in the US. The company has requested a six-month license to test equipment from Ericsson, Intel, Samsung and Qualcomm. Most of its interest seems to be in the propagation characteristics of 5G kit in the band, …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward


    Could anybody explain, in English, what on earth the babble in the "Certification" section of the FCC application means?

    What has testing the 28 GHz band got to do with taking drugs?

    1. Pirate Dave Silver badge

      Re: Er...?

      That is pretty weird. Apparently it's to do with the drug laws from the 1980's.

      Down near the bottom of the 2nd page, it says broadcasters can lose their licenses, pilots can lose their licenses, etc, etc, etc. Not exactly the crowd I would think anti-drug legislation should be aimed at.

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