The U.S. Aviation Administration issues warning on 5G

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) fears that extending the frequency range of 5G cellular networks could cause interference in aircraft navigation systems.

Carry out analyzes of whether the extension of the frequency band used by the 5G mobile network could cause interference, as requested by aircraft manufacturers, aeronautical equipment manufacturers, and pilots by the FAA, AIRportal aviation specialist reported.

The rules, which will take effect in December, will also allow mobile service in the U.S. in the 3700-3980 MHz band, and some radio navigation equipment will use the 4200-4400 band.

An FAA notice urges airlines to warn pilots of malfunctions in aircraft systems, including possible downtime of affected equipment.

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