What quiet zone rules apply to NRAO and NRRO?


Question

What quiet zone rules apply to NRAO and NRRO?

Answer

The rules below apply specifically to the NRAO and NRRO quiet zones:

  • Radio quiet zones:
    • NARO site: Green Banks, Pocahontas county, WV
    • NRRO site: Sugar Grove, Pendleton county, WV
  • Quiet zones with restrictions on radio signals:
    • Required to minimize possible impacts on the site
    • Radio astronomy and other facilities are highly sensitive to interference
  • The NARO and NRRO quiet zone is the area bounded by:
    • South of
    • North of
    • West of
    • East of
  • SAS will reject CBSD Registration within the quiet zone (which is approximately 34,000 ¬†rectangular shape area)