本次美国辅导是policies of wireless systems，无线通讯政策相关的Homework
Problem 1 (21 points)
Consider the following three actors. Each wants a spectrum license. Indicate which
government entities (in the U.S. and perhaps other countries) would have to be involved
in providing a license to the applicant and how they are involved.
a. A U.S. broadcast television station?
b. The U.S. Forest Service?
c. Teledesic (a proposed low-earth orbiting satellite system providing global high
speed internet service)
Problem 2 (20 points)
What is an Independent Regulatory Commission?
How does it relate to the Legislative, Executive and Judicial branches of the government?
Problem 3 (21 points)
What actors in the US would be involved in accomplishing the following:
a. Provide the authority to allow auctions for assigning spectrum licensees, at a
time auctions had never been allowed by law before.
b. Determine whether a proposed fine for an “indecent” broadcast is consistent
with the First guarantee of freedom of speech in the First Amendment to the
c. Reassign spectrum from the Defense Department to a specific commercial
cellular mobile telephone service
Problem 4 (18 points)
The readings note the importance of transparency in spectrum management.
What does this term mean?
Give three examples of how the U.S. or other countries assure transparency in spectrum
Problem 5 (20 points)
According to the readings, what is the “wise man” theory of regulation?
Is the Administrative Procedures Act intended to increase or decrease our reliance on the
wise man theory of regulation?