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2021 – A crucial year

2021 – A crucial year 2100 825 SOS - Save our Spectrum

Although the next World Radiocommunication Conference will not take place until 2023, a national German position is already being pushed now, in 2021: The issue is the future use of the frequency range between 470 and 694 MHz, which has so far been used for wireless means of production such as radio microphones, terrestrial TV…

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MEPs from Germany are calling for cultural frequencies in the 470 – 694 MHz range for culture to be protected

MEPs from Germany are calling for cultural frequencies in the 470 – 694 MHz range for culture to be protected 1920 1120 SOS - Save our Spectrum

“There are good reasons to keep the cultural frequencies”, write six active members of the German Bundestag on the portal Netzpolitik about the frequencies between 470 and 694 MHz (UHF band): “We have to prevent complete dependence on the mobile phone companies and social networks in the interests of diversity of opinion and a functioning…

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Frequency requirements for mobile radio

Frequency requirements for mobile radio 1625 1125 SOS - Save our Spectrum

How many and which frequencies does mobile radio need? What are the problems and what are the possible solutions? Our chart clarifies and shows which alternative is advantageous for all network participants.

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Ofcom: Award of the 700 MHz spectrum band / Update November 2020

Ofcom: Award of the 700 MHz spectrum band / Update November 2020 1920 960 SOS - Save our Spectrum

„1 May 2020 has now passed, and therefore PMSE use above 703 MHz and use by WSD above 694 MHz are no longer permitted.“ Newest Information about 700 MHz use in the United Kingdom: https://www.ofcom.org.uk/__data/assets/pdf_file/0017/205550/information-memorandum-update.pdf

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Preparing for WRC-23: Majority of countries support DTT access to UHF spectrum

Preparing for WRC-23: Majority of countries support DTT access to UHF spectrum 640 428 SOS - Save our Spectrum

Users of wireless production equipment (PMSE) use the frequency gaps between terrestrially transmitted television (DTT) channels. For many decades, terrestrial (DTT) and wireless microphone (PMSE) users have been sharing the frequency band in the UHF range very well. This cooperation has proven its worth! Most countries in Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa…

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Sound of Silence: The Australian Music Industry is Sending Out an SOS

Sound of Silence: The Australian Music Industry is Sending Out an SOS 1280 720 SOS - Save our Spectrum

The hard-working people who provide the soundtrack to Australian life need your help, right now. Australian artist crew and music workers are among some of the most vulnerable with regards to job stability and mental wellbeing. Almost overnight, COVID19 has devastated the industry, leading to the cancellation of thousands of events and threatening the livelihood…

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Marc Angel: “We socialists want 2.8 billion Euro for Creative Europe!”

Marc Angel: “We socialists want 2.8 billion Euro for Creative Europe!” 1200 546 SOS - Save our Spectrum

The Luxembourg Socialist Marc Angel has only been a member of the European Parliament since this legislative period. But he is already known in European cultural policy. Angel comes from Luxembourg City and is very rooted and popular in his home country. In an interview with SOS – Save Our Spectrum, he reports that he…

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Christian Ehler: “Recovery funds also for the cultural and creative industries!”

Christian Ehler: “Recovery funds also for the cultural and creative industries!” 1000 693 SOS - Save our Spectrum

The German Christian Democrat Dr. Christian Ehler is one of the most well-known culture politicians in the European Parliament. In an interview with “SOS – Save Our Spectrum”, he describes how the industry should emerge from the crisis and which festival he is most looking forward to after Corona. Ehler is a member of the…

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DVB-T2 roll-out: Switchover of TV channels in Poland

DVB-T2 roll-out: Switchover of TV channels in Poland 150 150 SOS - Save our Spectrum

The Republic of Poland has informed us of the following fact: In accordance with the European Commission decision, part of the band currently used by terrestrial television will be used for the development of mobile telephony in the 5G standard. As a result, the 700 MHz band will have to be released and terrestrial TV…

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What the Corona pandemic means for radio spectrum policy

What the Corona pandemic means for radio spectrum policy 863 360 SOS - Save our Spectrum

Guest Contribution from Margit Stumpp, Member of the Bundestag (Alliance 90/The Greens), Anke Domscheit-Berg, Member of the Bundestag (The Left Party), Thomas Hacker, Member of the Bundestag (FDP, liberal party), Dr. Christian Jung, Member of the Bundestag (FDP, liberal party) Radio frequencies play a decisive role in ensuring whether a state can provide its citizens…

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