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Eight ITS Employees Receive U.S. Department of Commerce Awards

Eight ITS employees were presented with U.S. Department of Commerce awards for work performed in FY 2012 at an All Hands Meeting in Boulder on January 22, 2013.

An interdepartmental team from ITS and the NTIA Office of Spectrum Management (OSM) received a Gold Medal Award in the category of Scientific/Engineering Achievement for work performed in FY 2012. The U. S. Department of Commerce Gold Medal award is the highest honorary award given by the Department. Frank Sanders and John Carroll of ITS, with Robert Sole of OSM, were recognized for identifying nationwide WiMAX radio interference to National Weather Service (NWS) NEXRAD safety-of-life weather radars by providing interference diagnostics to NWS, and providing solutions for the problem. More and photo ...

Michael Cotton and Geoffrey Sanders received a Bronze Medal Award for rapid development and deployment of a system to measure radar spectrum occupancy in support of the President's broadband initiative.  More and photo ...

Chris Behm, Paul McKenna, Teresa Rusyn, and Jeffery Wepman of ITS, with Alaka Paul of OSM, received a Certificate of Appreciation  for technical leadership across ITU-R Study Group 3 in the area of Radio Propagation. More and photo ...