BEIRG statement on Channel 69 Funding Consultation

BEIRG SAY “THOSE WHO DO NOTHING WILL LOSE OUT!” The following is the text of the BEIRG statement: “It is Vital that all PMSE users that will be affected by the consultation get involved and respond. BEIRG will provide as much assistance as we can, but at this stage PMSE equipment owners and users now have to get involved and make your voices heard. On 30 June 2009, Ofcom published a statement setting out their decision to clear the entire...

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OFCOM and Channel 69 – the latest

Yesterday the following email was sent to licensed users of channel 69 14/08/09 Funding proposals for the move from Ch69 to Ch38 revealed On 30 July 2009 Ofcom confirmed Ch38 would replace Ch69 during 2012 and that a funding mechanism would be put in place to help those affected by the move. Ofcom have now published a further consultation: ‘clearing the 800MHz band’ focussing on more detailed points regarding eligibility and the methodology for...

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Radio Mic “switch off” – Channel 38 confirmed as replacement for Channel 69

Radio Mic “switch off” – Channel 38 confirmed as replacement for Channel 69

On 30th June Ofcom made it’s latest statement on the future of the channel 69 radio mic band. The Clearing the 800 MHz band statement confirms that channel 69 will be cleared and replaced by channel 38. Ch38 (606 – 614 MHz) will become available on a UK wide basis from 1 January 2012, as a replacement for Ch69 (854 – 862 MHz); Ch38 will be available on the same terms as Ch69, you will need to be licensed to use it and you will...

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Digital Britain Report and channel 69 – what should we buy?

I’ve already commented on the transfer of the UKs radio stations to digital only by 2015 announced in the “Digital Britain” report yesterday. Also in the report, buried on p78 was an interesting comment on the channel 69 radio mic spectrum. It reads as follows; “The Government is committed to the timely release of 800 spectrum and will work with Ofcom to understand and meet the technical challenges. It has already...

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Ofcom sets out Olympic spectrum plan

Read the full article at http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/05/28/ofcom_olympic_spectrum_plan/ Ofcom sets out Olympic spectrum planGovernment asked to pay for it allBy Bill Ray Posted in Wireless, 28th May 2009 07:33 GMT UK regulator Ofcom has laid out a consultation plan for radio spectrum use during the London Olympics in 2012, ensuring that even if the games fail to be spectacular, at least the coverage will be wireless. Ofcom reckons...

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Channel 69 Report

The Channel 69, radio mic saga continues with this report published on the website for the department for culture, media and sport. “Report from the Independent Spectrum Broker: findings and policy proposals The Interim Digital Britain Report set out a Spectrum Modernisation Programme to address a range of key issues in the transition to next generation mobile services. In February, the Government appointed an Independent Spectrum Broker...

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