Special Temporary Authority

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Did you ever wonder how large, short term, temporary events with many moving parts, details, and staff all communicate?

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Some examples of these events include the Professional Golf Association Tournaments, Live Broadcasts from the Country Music Awards, large Air Shows, or Public Safety Communications.

Here in the US, the FCC can issue an STA, or Special Temporary Authority, granting access to frequencies on a temporary secondary nature for use during this short term event.

Let’s go through the process and discover how you can easily find STA’s that have recently been issued in the US.


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