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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

Update (GB2RS): 3 -Feb-2017 Ofcom updated its licensing system for radio amateurs on 30 January. Changes include the ability to request a Notice of Variation for standard special event stations; a verify my details button, which prompts users to confirm or update their personal details annually after login; a display showing the date your personal details […]

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