Google wants to test 3.5GHz radios at four NASCAR speedways over the summer and tells the FCC that CBRS technology is now part of a "secret commercially valuable plan" for the tech giant.
In redacted documentation dated April 28, 2017, Google asked the FCC for "Special Temporary Authority (STA)" to test 3.5GHz technology at raceways. The STA was granted on May 22.
"The STA is needed to test the transmission of [LTE] broadband data from racecars to transportable/fixed base stations located at racetrack facilities in connection with four NASCAR automobile racing events," Google noted.
The dates and locations are:
June 10-20, Michigan International Speedway Brooklyn, MI
August 11-21, Bristol Motor Speedway Bristol, TN
August 26-September 5, Darlington Raceway Darlington, SC
September 1-11, Richmond International Raceway Richmond, VA
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