ACMA roadmap for broadcast radio

31 March, 2020

The report 'The future delivery of radio' details how the ACMA will prioritise the provision of spectrum to best assist broadcasters to serve the community.

Nordic Telecom joins TCCA

25 March, 2020

The Czech operator is the first in the world to establish a PPDR LTE network in the 410–430 MHz band.

Codan reassures market regarding Malaysian developments

24 March, 2020 by Jonathan Nally | Supplied by: Codan Radio Communications

Malaysia's announcement of a suspension of all non-essential services through to 31 March will not affect Codan's ability to supply product, the company has said.

Comms Connect Sydney and New Zealand postponed

19 March, 2020 | Supplied by: Comms Connect (WFevents)

Due to the current restrictions on travel and gatherings, WFevents has postponed the Comms Connect Sydney and New Zealand events.

Radio industry training and awards

19 March, 2020 by Corey Weir, Chairman, RFUANZ | Supplied by: Radio Frequency Users Association of New Zealand (RFUANZ)

Upcoming workshops will help industry professionals expand their capabilities, while NZ's annual awards will recognise achievements and excellence.

Critical Communications World rescheduled for November

19 March, 2020

Critical Communications World 2020 has been rescheduled from June to 3–5 November due to the current circumstances around COVID-19.

IWCE postponed from April to August 2020

18 March, 2020

The International Wireless Communications Expo has been postponed to 24–28 August in light of the coronavirus problem and restrictions on large gatherings.

Ericsson acquires MC-PTT specialist, Genaker

17 March, 2020 by Jonathan Nally | Supplied by: Ericsson Australia Pty Ltd

Ericsson has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in Genaker, a provider of mission-critical push-to-talk (MC-PTT) solutions.

NEC tests new D-band RF IC technology

16 March, 2020 by Jonathan Nally | Supplied by: NEC Australia Pty Ltd

NEC Corporation says it has successfully demonstrated bidirectional 10 Gbps outdoor transmission using RF IC technology compatible with the D-band.

Amateur radio gear heads for the Space Station

16 March, 2020 | Supplied by: JVCKENWOOD Australia Pty Ltd

A Kenwood TM-D710GA amateur radio rig will soon be installed for operational use in the Columbus European laboratory aboard the International Space Station.

Ed Parkinson named Executive Director of FirstNet Authority

16 March, 2020

Edward Parkinson has been named Executive Director of the US First Responder Network Authority board, having been acting in the role since October 2018.

Backhaul — March 2020

16 March, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

Twenty-five years ago the Biscom wide-area trunked network was launched, while in 2010 the UK's Airwave network was seen by some as a model for Australia.

Baptism of fire for critical communications

12 March, 2020 by Hamish Duff, President, ARCIA | Supplied by: Australian Radio Communications Industry Association

The summer bushfires brought out the best in the industry as everyone rallied to keep communications networks up and running, says ARCIA's Hamish Duff.

Spectrum analysis and interference seminar in Sydney

02 March, 2020 | Supplied by: Keysight Technologies Australia Pty Ltd

Keysight Technologies Australia will host a free FieldFox B-series seminar in Sydney on 18 March.

PTIG issues P25 cost-sharing white paper

27 February, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

The Project 25 Technology Interest Group has published a new white paper on how P25 sharing can influence cost savings and improved interoperability in the US.

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