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WRC-15 Day 1+2 – Colin sets the Scene…

| November 3, 2015
WRC-15 Day 1+2 – Colin sets the Scene…

WRC-15 has started. Colin Thomas G3PSM is attending as part of the UK Delegation. IARU observers are also present and are under no illusions regarding the challenge ahead. The conference opened on Monday Nov-2 and will run until Nov-27. Overall 3,800 delegates, an increase of 1,000 over WRC-12, representing 162 administrations and 136 organisations are registered […]

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Preparation for WRC-15

| September 25, 2015
Preparation for WRC-15

IARU Region 1 reports good progress was made at the final European preparation meeting for the World Radio Conference that will be held in November. For 5MHz, CEPT have agreed that the overall range should be 5350-5450kHz, though opposition at the conference is still expected. However, this is not likely to result in any changes […]

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WRC-15 Consultation Responses

| September 22, 2014
WRC-15 Consultation Responses

Responses to the recent Ofcom consultation on WRC-15 preparation by RSGB and affiliated groups including AMSAT-UK are now available on our WRC-15 Special Focus section. In addition to supporting Agenda Item 1.4 for a 5MHz allocation, the detailed responses cover amateur radio interests across several VHF and Microwave allocations. This includes amateur bands affected by other […]

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WRC-15 – Background and information

| May 9, 2013
WRC-15 – Background and information

The next ITU World Radio Conference in 2015 (WRC-15)has a number of Agenda Items (AIs) that are relevant to the amateur and amateur satellite services. Whilst most attention by amateurs is likely to be focussed on the prospect of a 5 MHz allocation, several other topics are included which represent either threats or opportunities. The […]

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A Standard for Powerline Telecommunications Devices – the RSGB involvement

| November 12, 2012

The result of the second vote on a draft standard EN50561-1:2012 for Power Line Communication apparatus used in low-voltage installations has been announced. The standard was passed to be implemented by all European countries after the EU national standards organizations voted 19 for, 5 against with 9 abstentions; according to the weighted voting system used, […]

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RSGB formally asks IARU Region 1 to reconsider policy on draft PLT standard

| August 28, 2012

RSGB formally asks IARU Region 1 to reconsider its policy on the new draft PLT standard prEN50561 (PDF, 399KB)

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