RSGB response to Ofcom consultation on Wireless Telegraphy (Control of Interference from Apparatus) (the London Olympic Games and Paralympic Games) Regulations 2012 (PDF, 138KB)
Ofcom forced to release PLT test report The Information Commissioner has forced Ofcom to release a test report that it commissioned on Comtrend PLT devices, as used in BT Vision systems, after an appeal by Peter Walker G0RSQ. Ofcom had previously refused to release the report on grounds provided by exemptions under the Freedom of […]
Powerline telecommunications and the radio spectrum The RSGB response to discussion with Ofcom and BIS For over 10 years, the RSGB has been sounding warnings about the potential impact of PLT technologies on authorised radio services. PLT (Powerline Telecommunications) is a means of sending high speed data along mains electricity power lines. The mains wiring […]
The RSGB has fundamental and grave concerns about the decision of Ofcom and the European Union to permit the continued operation of data-over-mains devices (PowerLine Adaptors, or PLA), which provide local Ethernet communication using the house mains wiring. (PLT refers to the more generic description of this technology—PowerLine Telecommunications).