The FCC’s Technological Advisory Council (TAC) provides technical advice to the FCC. A consolidated listing of reports and white papers produced by the TAC is available here.

2017

  • Implications of Next Generation TV Broadcasting Technology [Acrobat]
  • A Risk Assessment Framework for NGSO-NGSO Interference [Acrobat]
  • MDTP Evaluation of Theft Prevention Measures (Draft) [Acrobat | Word]

2016

  • Future Game Changing Technologies (FGCT) Working Group Report on 5G Adoption [Acrobat]
  • Future Game Changing Technology: Programmable Network Report [Acrobat]
  • December 2016 - Security BCP Recommendations for SDN/NFV [Acrobat]
  • December 2016 - Cybersecurity Subcommittee Working Group White Paper: Software Configurable Radios (SCR) [Acrobat]
  • 5G Cybersecurity Subcommittee Recommendations [Acrobat]
  • A Study to Develop the Next Generation Systems Architecture for Radio Spectrum Interference Resolution [Acrobat]
  • Cyber Mobile Device Security [Acrobat]
  • Smart Phone Security Wizard Requirements [Acrobat]
  • White Paper: Considerations for Securing Software Defined Network (SDN)/Network Function Virtualization (NFV) [Acrobat]
  • Noise Floor Technical Inquiry, Final Revision [Acrobat]
  • A Study to Develop the Next Generation Systems Architecture for Radio Spectrum Interference Resolution [Acrobat]

2015

  • Technical Considerations White Paper: Applying Security to Consumer IoT Devices [Acrobat]
  • A Case Study of Risk-Informed Interference Assessment: MetSat/LTE CoExistence in 1695–1710 MHz [Acrobat]
  • White Paper: Basic Principles for Assessing Compatibility of New Spectrum Allocations [Acrobat]
  • A Quick Introduction to Risk-Informed Interference Assessment [Acrobat]

2014

  • Smartphone Theft Prevention Report & Recommendations [Acrobat]
  • Mobile Device Theft: Aspirational View of Events [Acrobat]
  • The impact of emerging receiver technologies on changing standards and spectrum allocations: [Acrobat]
  • White Paper: "Introduction to Interference Resolution, Enforcement and Radio Noise" [Acrobat]
  • Spectrum & Receiver Performance Working Group White Paper: Interference Limits Policy and Harm Claim Thresholds: An Introduction Version 1.0 [Acrobat]

2013

  • Working Group Paper on Resiliency [Acrobat]
  • Receivers & Spectrum Working Group White Paper: Interference Limits Policy -- The use of harm claim thresholds to improve the interference tolerance of wireless systems Version 1.0 [Acrobat]

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Updated: 
Thursday, February 4, 2016