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WRC-15 – Day 16 – start of final week

| November 24, 2015
WRC-15 – Day 16 – start of final week

The day has been concentrating on the work of Committee-6 which is reviewing future agenda items, with work continuing late into the evening. Of interest to the amateur services is that the proposal to add an agenda item to WRC-19 to allocate and harmonise the band 50-54 MHz in Region 1 with the allocation already […]

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WRC-15 – Day-15, end of Week-3

| November 20, 2015
WRC-15 – Day-15, end of Week-3

Future Items: With a lot at stake, the conference is being bogged down. Working Group 6B, which is dealing with possible new agenda items is getting a little fractious, with in-fighting between the proponents of the various satellite services, either claiming new spectrum, or defending their existing spectrum. This is occurring even before items have […]

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WRC-15 – Day-14

| November 20, 2015
WRC-15 – Day-14

Progress seems to be getting slower and slower… Agenda Item 1.12 (10 GHz): Discussions grind on with political issues continuing, which do not affect our allocations at 10 GHz. This could result in a No Change (NOC) situation in this frequency band and could be considered a success should this occur. Future Agenda Items: These […]

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WRC-15 – Day-13, A New Band…

| November 20, 2015
WRC-15 – Day-13, A New Band…

Lucky 13!  – for the amateur service, as Agenda Item 1.4 (5 MHz) passed the final two readings without any comment whatsoever. Although the 15kHz that has been agreed at ITU level is a very small international allocation, this is the first new allocation to the amateur services at HF since the WARC of 1979. […]

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WRC-15 – Day-12

| November 18, 2015
WRC-15 – Day-12

Future Items: The revised 50-54 MHz proposal for a possible future agenda item received its reading and agreement in Working Group 6B with the U.S. reserving its position. This means that the proposal moves up a level to Committee 6 but is still a long way from being accepted as a future agenda item. There […]

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WRC-15 – Day-11 – start of Week-3

| November 16, 2015
WRC-15 – Day-11 – start of Week-3

Progress is slow but steady… 5MHz: The 5 MHz item has cleared another hurdle and hopefully it will be tabled at a Plenary meeting scheduled for Wednesday, when it will receive two readings. The approval of the last reading is a key milestone, subject of course to the final signing and national administration processes. 50MHz: […]

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