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CBRS Sharing Ecosystem Assessment

Summary

The objective of this project is to collect the data required for DISA DSO to ascertain the effectiveness of the sharing ecosystem between CBRS systems as managed by Spectrum Access Systems (SASs), and DoD systems as monitored by Environmental Sensing Capabilities (ESCs).  The five year project will provide insight into the sharing ecosystem’s effectiveness, and track changes in the spectrum environment over time. ​

Description

Background: In 2020, FCC auction 105 auctioned licenses in the Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS).  CBRS (3.55 GHz to 3.7 GHz) has a three-tiered framework to accommodate shared federal and non-federal use of the band. The DoD 3.5 GHz Transition Plans focus on ecosystem validations, environmental assessments, and continued engagement on refining the CBRS infrastructure.  One component was identified for submission to NASCTN, to evaluate the effectiveness of the CBRS sharing ecosystem to co-exist with DoD radar systems, via independent trusted agent.

 

Framework Stage Information
Stage 5: Summarize Findings

 

Stage 4: Test Execution

 

Stage 3: Test, Metrology, and Implementation Plan

 

Stage 2: Test Framework Test Framework developed, Community Outreach event (July 12 2022)

Presentation
Stage 1: Proposal Screening Proposal Submitted by DISA DSO.  Approved by NASCTN Steering Committee.

 

If you have any additional questions, please email nasctn [at] nist.gov.

 

Created September 10, 2021, Updated July 12, 2022