FCC says it can’t verify satellite constellations’ interference threat, passes buck to ITU by Peter B. de Selding | Sep 21, 2017 Is the FCC so strapped for resources that it cannot verify whether thousands of satellites in low orSubscribe or log in to read the rest of this content. 1 Comment PaulL on September 23, 2017 at 7:04 am I wonder if your title is a bit misleading. From reading the article, I think FCC have effectively said “both the ITU and us are doing exactly the same review and certification, we think it makes no sense to duplicate work, so we’ll just defer to their review.” That’s not really buck passing – it’s actually really logical. Even more so given that the FCC can only regulate the USA, so the ITU cannot defer to the FCC, but the FCC can defer to the ITU. I’m not sure what the point is in signing up to the ITU if you then re-regulate over and above what the ITU does. Reply Submit a Comment Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *CommentName * Email * Website By using this form you agree with the storage and handling of your data by this website. * Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.