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Volume 2016, Article ID 4313527, 12 pages
Research Article

Licensed Shared Access System Possibilities for Public Safety

1Centre for Wireless Communications, University of Oulu, 90014 Oulu, Finland
2Bittium Wireless Ltd., Tutkijantie 7, 90570 Oulu, Finland

Received 11 March 2016; Accepted 30 May 2016

Academic Editor: Fernando Casadevall

Copyright © 2016 Kalle Lähetkangas et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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