Friday, March 13, 2009

Encouraging News from Russia

The Consortium has received some very encouraging news from Russia that its General Radio Frequency Centre has decided to introduce 'Digital Radio Mondiale' (DRM) in Russia in the medium and shortwave bands. The Russian General Radio Frequency Centre, the organisation that coordinates national spectrum management issues, took the decision number N 09-01-05 on 20 January 2009 following a series of tests on the future use of transmission networks with digital technology.
The Radio Frequency Service carries out supervision over emissions of radio-electronic facilities and high-frequency devices, provides proper use of radio frequencies and radio frequency channels, radio-electronic facilities and high-frequency devices, assistance in international legal
protection of radio frequency assignments.
The Russian text of the decision is available on the website of the Ministry of Communications and Information of the Russian federation.

To read the Russian text, click here :
(Alokesh Gupta, New Delhi, India)