The Electromagnetic Spectrum, A Limited Resource, and Its Management 760275
Engineers have developed the technology to make communications effective and efficient. Many existing forces are counter-productive to the orderly maintenance and further development of this natural resource. Short-term considerations play a great role in obscuring the ideal development of the spectrum, while the lack on the part of spectrum users and managers to harmonize our efforts to a higher degree results in much redundant activity. Although many different directions in our research initially are beneficial and even necessary, common denominators must be agreed to at an early stage.
Development of measurement techniques in the field of immunity and determination of nuisance effect of different classes of man-made noise are good examples and it is here, internationally, that much needs to be done to arrive at practicable and modern solutions.