RSSSpectrum Forum Papers and Consultations

UK Spectrum Policy Forum Update

| November 13, 2018

RSGB have contributed to a study on Social & Economic Spectrum aspects being undertaken by the  industry-led UK Spectrum Policy Forum (UKSPF), which is facilitated by the techUK industry association. The RSGB presentation by Graham Murchie G4FSG had a focus on skills development and innovation. This follows an earlier study in 2015. Nov-2018: News Item Presentation Slides – inc notes […]

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WRC-19 Consultations

| September 13, 2018

The 2019 World Radio Conference includes a number of agenda items of interest to amateur radio including 50MHz and Wireless Power, as well as items on next generation mobile/Wi-Fi services, satellites etc. Ofcom: Consultation RSGB: Response EU: Consultation by the Radio Spectrum Policy Group (RSPG)   NB: See also our WRC-19 Focus pages  

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Isle of Man 3.4 GHz Licensing

| January 17, 2018

The Isle of Man Communications Commission has consulted on the licensing of additional spectrum in the 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 2100 MHz, 2.6 GHz and 3.4 GHz bands. In the case of the 3.4GHz band, the RSGB has responded as per below. Isle of Man CC: Consultation RSGB-Response    

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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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