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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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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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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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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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Corona-Virus: Solidarity with the cultural and creative industries

Corona-Virus: Solidarity with the cultural and creative industries 2400 1350 SOS - Save our Spectrum

The European cultural and creative industries have been affected by the pandemic to an alarming extent. Thousands of events have to be cancelled. Organisers, distributors and artists are left with their fixed costs without any income. The initiative “SOS – Save Our Spectrum” welcomes all efforts to support companies in the cultural and creative industries.…

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“Bad Banks” Actor Marc Limpach: “The sound has to be right”

“Bad Banks” Actor Marc Limpach: “The sound has to be right” 1125 750 SOS - Save our Spectrum

Marc Limpach first received attention in Europe for his acting in the successful series “Bad Banks” aired on ZDF/arte. In the series, he plays the Luxembourg banker Luc Jacoby. Limpach, who is also a lawyer, got his start in the theatre world. He has been curating the program of the renowned Kassemattentheater in Luxembourg since…

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Book suggestion: „There’s not much in entertainment that provides an experience like live music“

Book suggestion: „There’s not much in entertainment that provides an experience like live music“ 1720 1292 SOS - Save our Spectrum

The new book “Rockonomics” describes the changes in the music world, its production, distribution, etc. Author is Alan B. Krueger, he was an economics professor at Princeton. He impressively describes the music business of today, and he has an international perspective. The author often looks to China, Asia in general, and also to Europe. All…

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