Hobby drone supplier fined US$2.9m for RF infringements

24 July, 2020

US online hobby equipment supplier HobbyKing has been fined US$2,861,128 by the FCC for marketing drone transmitters that did not comply with licensing rules.

Comms Connect Melbourne cancelled; online courses booming

22 July, 2020 by Jonathan Nally | Supplied by: Comms Connect (WFevents)

This year's Comms Connect Melbourne has had to be cancelled due to the COVID-19 situation, but online courses and workshops are proving highly popular.

Critical communications and change management

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

Earthquakes, terrorist attacks and pandemics remind us of how our expectations of critical communications have also changed.

RF design implications for 5G devices

21 July, 2020

A teardown of second-generation 5G smartphones has found that RF front end content is moving to full level, integrated modem-RF system designs.

New global standards will accelerate the use of IoT devices

16 July, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

The latest specifications under oneM2M's Release 4 will soon be launched, providing a range of benefits.

Public safety comms depend on governance, not technology

13 July, 2020 by Hamish Duff, President, ARCIA | Supplied by: Australian Radio Communications Industry Association

Australia needs national leadership to provide a communications governance and funding framework that enables public safety agencies to get on with the job.

3GPP announces Release 16 completion

09 July, 2020

Release 16 has been completed, with the Stage 3 freeze and the ASN.1 and OpenAPI specification freeze being approved.

Optus to launch software-defined satellite in 2023

07 July, 2020 by Jonathan Nally | Supplied by: Optus Pty Ltd

The Optus 11 satellite will use Ku band spectrum and have a footprint spanning from Antarctica to the Cocos Islands and the Pacific.

Comms Connect New Zealand postponed until 2021

03 July, 2020 by Jonathan Nally | Supplied by: Comms Connect (WFevents)

Whilst the New Zealand event has been postponed until 2021, Comms Connect's online events are booming.

Webinar: Mission-critical product certification

30 June, 2020

GCF and TCCA will provide an update on 2 July on progress made so far by the Joint Task Force for mission-critical product certification.

Building trust in critical broadband services

29 June, 2020

TCCA's webinar series is bringing users, developers and researchers together to set the pace for mission-critical communications innovation.

Government announces spectrum reform proposals

25 June, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

The federal government has announced the reforms it plans to the Radiocommunications Act 1992 in order to modernise Australia's spectrum management framework.

PSCR to hold online conference in July

24 June, 2020

PSCR 2020: The Digital Experience will give public safety practitioners the chance to have input into how their communications devices are developed.

Internet of Things Alliance appoints new Chair

24 June, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

The AllThingsEncrypted Co-Founder brings with him more than 25 years' experience in the telecommunications sector.

Worker safety near radio transmitters

22 June, 2020 by Tony Paul

An understanding of RF hazards and associated safe work practices is essential for anyone who works on or near radio transmitters.

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