SpaceX seeks FCC permission to use radio signals for spacecraft

2 years 4 months 2 weeks ago Friday, February 07 2020 Feb 7, 2020 February 07, 2020 10:14 PM February 07, 2020 in News - Local

WESLACO – SpaceX is seeking special permission from the Federal Communications Commission, not for their rockets, but to send out radio signals.

The FCC oversees the use of radio in the United States. SpaceX needs to communicate with a spacecraft they plan to launch. They say the antenna is attached to a test vehicle that will fly up to 20 kilometers high, or 12 miles.

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