European broadcasting and cultural industry call to secure UHF broadcasting spectrum 1239 701 SOS - Save our Spectrum

European broadcasting and cultural industry call to secure UHF broadcasting spectrum

57 associations and companies active in the broadcasting and cultural industry from 18 European countries have joined forces in a “Call to Europe” to urge policymakers and regulators to preserve the Lower UHF Band (470-694 MHz) for broadcasting and wireless production equipment (PMSE: Programme Making and Special Events). The future use of this band after…

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“Make your voice heard” 640 480 SOS - Save our Spectrum

“Make your voice heard”

… yes, dear EU, this is only possible with cultural frequencies. These banners were hanging in Brussels the other day, in the European Quarter. We citizens should be heard. That’s good! But how can we be heard – in conferences, at party conventions, at trade fairs and conferences? Only with wireless microphones. These wireless means…

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Talk with the new President of the German regulatory authority 750 524 SOS - Save our Spectrum

Talk with the new President of the German regulatory authority

Klaus Müller, the new president of the German “Bundesnetzagentur”, had invited the organization “SOS – Save Our Spectrum” to a discussion about the protection of cultural frequencies. Participants were also other representatives of the German “Alliance for Broadcasting and Cultural Frequencies”. Despite the difficult global political situation, Müller took time to listen to the concerns…

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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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