RSGB questions Ofcom WTA S54 Regs

| December 11, 2016

RSGB EMC Committee put questions to Ofcom based on their new Wireless Telegraphy Act, Section 54 regulations concerning enforcement against RFI from in service equipment. The attached response largely reiterates the points made in Ofcom’s response to consultation on the original proposal. However the answer to question 6 reveals more information about what is needed for […]

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RSGB issue HAREC with advanced exams

| September 5, 2016

Following discussions with Ofcom, the RSGB has agreed to issue a UK HAREC alongside every new UK advanced examination pass certificate from 5 Sept 2016. This simplifies the existing process where a separate application to Ofcom was required. The process for existing licence holders remains unchanged at this time. A Harmonised Amateur Radio Examination Certificate (HAREC) […]

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New Ofcom licensing portal update

| August 5, 2016

Ofcom System Maintenance Updates The online licensing system is used for Business Radio and Maritime licences in addition to amateur radio. Occasional updates for these functions and other issues may require the system to be offline (typically at weekends)  for maintenance/updates.   Update (GB2RS): 3 -Feb-2017 Ofcom updated its licensing system for radio amateurs on 30 […]

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