Dances with Frequencies: How France’s ANFR ensured that spectrum will tune in to culture 1920 1253 SOS - Save our Spectrum

Dances with Frequencies: How France’s ANFR ensured that spectrum will tune in to culture

“In the run-up to WRC-23, with particular consideration to Item 1.5 and attendant Resolution 235, some member parties in the Middle-East have advocated that the 470-694 MHz band should be allocated to IMT with a co-primary statute along with broadcasting. However, spectrum below 694 MHz was not on the agenda of WRC-15. Furthermore, a number…

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Frequency use: Special events 2022 in Germany 990 557 SOS - Save our Spectrum

Frequency use: Special events 2022 in Germany

Every frequency used in Germany needs a frequency assignment pursuant to the German Telecommunications Act (Telekommunikationsgesetz – TKG). Where no general frequency assignment has been issued, the Bundesnetzagentur will make individual assignments. If frequencies are to be used for a short term only, eg for motor races, sports events, concerts and trade fairs, assignments are…

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PMSE Perspective – Ireland
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PMSE Perspective – Ireland

Report from John Madden, Senior Sound Supervisor RTÉ, 20th January 2022 Please click here for downloading the report (PDF, 460 kB) PMSE Ireland

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Germany – Federal Network Agency: UHF study names base requirement of 96 MHz for culture 1889 890 SOS - Save our Spectrum

Germany – Federal Network Agency: UHF study names base requirement of 96 MHz for culture

The study published today by the Federal Network Agency argues for the preservation of TV UHF frequencies for use by PMSE. https://www.bundesnetzagentur.de/DE/Sachgebiete/Telekommunikation/Unternehmen_Institutionen/Frequenzen/Grundlagen/grundlagen-node.html The study recognizes culture’s need for spectrum in the TV-UHF spectrum – daily base requirement 96 megahertz – and writes (page 75): “In 2014, the EU Commission assumed that the requirements (at that…

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German Government parties send important signal for preservation of broadcasting and cultural frequencies 1920 1285 SOS - Save our Spectrum

German Government parties send important signal for preservation of broadcasting and cultural frequencies

Frequencies for broadcasting and culture in the 470 to 694 MHz range must be retained beyond 2030 – this was the result of a high-profile, internationally attended online conference of the German Alliance for Broadcasting and Cultural Frequencies. Representatives from federal and state politics, broadcasting, culture and equipment manufacturers emphasized this requirement in light of…

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New German Coalition-agreement secures UHF frequencies for culture and media 1920 1285 SOS - Save our Spectrum

New German Coalition-agreement secures UHF frequencies for culture and media

Commenting on the decision by the new German coalition parties SPD (Social Democrats), Greens and FDP (Liberals) to “secure the UHF band permanently for culture and broadcasting” (coalition agreement), Initiative SOS – Save Our Spectrum spokesman Jochen Zenthoefer said: “This is the strongest political commitment to the use of the UHF frequencies for culture and…

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