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Radio Spectrum Management (RSM) is a business unit of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) and is responsible for efficiently and effectively managing the radio spectrum in New Zealand. This includes allocating rights for the use of the spectrum, and enforcing compliance with the requirements to ensure legitimate users are able to enjoy their rights.

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Monitoring and investigation capability
2 August 2018
The field ability to investigate services above 18 GHz has been extended by the recent purchase of two Field Fox spectrum analysers with active antenna systems.
Prohibiting illegal use of two way radios
2 August 2018
The RSM Compliance team are working on a Prohibition Notice to limit the import and illegal use of a range of low end two way radios.
FM sound broadcasting (Auction 15)
2 August 2018
The results of Auction 15 have been announced after a recent Expression of Interest.
New G band for land mobile use
2 August 2018
A new land mobile band in the frequency range 174-184 MHz will be available for licensing from 2 August 2018.

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Adding new usages to General User Radio Licence: Short Range Devices in frequencies below 30 MHz – Technical consultation

Increased use in portable electrical appliances and mobile devices has driven interest in wireless charging. RSM has released a consultation document that would allow wireless power transmission and inductive loop systems below the 30 MHz frequency range to be used under the GURL SRD.

Consultation closes: 14 September 2018
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