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Final BBC Operating Licence revealed by Ofcom

Radio Today report the BBC’s new Operating Licence from Ofcom will see extra peak-time news on Radio 2 and more social action campaigns on Radio 1 when it comes into effect on 1 January 2018 [su_button url=”http://www.southgatearc.org/news/2017/october/final-bbc-operating-licence-revealed-by-ofcom.htm”]Original Article[/su_button]

RSGB response to Ofcom on 5 GHz plans

The RSGB have responded to Ofcom’s proposals to use permit the use of Broadband Fixed Wireless Access across the key Amateur and Amateur Satellite allocations at 5725-5850 MHz [su_button url=”http://www.southgatearc.org/news/2017/october/rsgb-response-to-ofcom-on-5-ghz-plans.htm”]Original Article[/su_button]

RSGB responds to Ofcom consultations

The RSGB has recently responded to two Ofcom consultations affecting amateur microwave bands, as part of its ongoing strategy to protect amateur spectrum. The latest input in a series regarding 5GHz has been made in relation to Ofcom’s consultation to liberalise fixed wireless access channels. This would affect amateur narrowband and particularly satellite reception. Additionally,…

Ofcom – When ding dongs go wrong

When Wendy Macbean discovered customers at her gym in Londonderry were unable to lock or unlock their car doors she called Ofcom [su_button url=”http://www.southgatearc.org/news/2017/august/ofcom-when-ding-dongs-go-wrong.htm”]Original Article[/su_button]

Anomalous call signs issued

Ofcom has informed the RSGB that a small number of two-letter suffix call signs have been issued in error recently. These short-form call signs are anomalous and stem from an IT problem, which Ofcom is addressing. We understand that although these call signs are not invalid, per se, licensees who have been issued with one…