RSSSpectrum Forum Papers and Consultations

5G Spectrum Access and Update

| September 17, 2017

This Ofcom Call for Inputs (CFI) is concerned with spectrum for fifth generation (5G) mobile handsets and base stations. In a marked change to previous generations, millimetre wavelengths will be used. The overall frequency range under consideration is 24.25 – 86 GHz and is associated with WRC-19 Agenda Item 1.13. The latest detail gives us particular […]

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5GHz Fixed Wireless Access

| September 16, 2017

Ofcom Consultation for ‘Improving access to 5.8 GHz spectrum for broadband fixed wireless access (BFWA)’. This proposes an expansion of 5 GHz BFWA channels in the 5725-5850 MHz range which would amongst other things affect weak signal reception for 5760 MHz narrowband/EME users and 5840 MHz satellites, whilst still inhibiting innovation of amateur mesh and […]

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UK 47 GHz Amateur Radio

| October 27, 2016

This briefing paper was created in response to questions from Ofcom as part of the preparations for WRC-19 Agenda Item 1.13 for identifying bands in the 24.25-86 GHz range for IMT-2020 (5G Mobile Broadband) RSGB 47 GHz Brief, August 2016  

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5GHz Wi-Fi

| August 1, 2016

Ofcom Consultation for ‘Improving spectrum access for consumers in the 5 GHz band’. This proposes an expansion of 5GHz Wi-Fi bands which would amongst other things affect weak signal reception for 5760 MHz narrowband/EME users and 5840 MHz satellites, whilst still inhibiting innovation of amateur mesh and other innovative data systems. Ofcom Consultation RSGB response […]

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VHF Radio Spectrum for the Internet of Things

| November 13, 2015

Ofcom Consultation for ‘More Radio Spectrum for the Internet of Things’. Frequencies span the 55-68 MHz, 70.5-71.5 MHz and 80.0-81.5 MHz bands. Ofcom Consultation RSGB Response  

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Spectrum above 6GHz

| March 5, 2015

Ofcom Call for Input on Spectrum above 6GHz for future mobile communications (5G) Ofcom Call for Input RSGB Response  

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