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RSM has recently launched an interactive version of PIB 21 in conjunction with the publication of a new issue of 'Table of Radio Spectrum Usage in New Zealand (PIB 21)’ - Issue 9.1.
3 July 2017
RSM is seeking Expressions of Interest in commercial FM broadcasting spectrum licences, closing 5pm 31 July 2017.
30 June 2017
RSM has a team of 8 Radio Inspectors who proactively undertake audits of radio services. A common finding of these audits is an incorrect transmitter location (geo reference).
1 June 2017
The Minister for Communications approved the Five-Year Spectrum Outlook 2017-2021 report that provides an indicative work programme for RSM for the period.
17 May 2017
Informing New Zealanders about the recent changes to the Maritime VHF radio services has been the largest communications campaign undertaken by Radio Spectrum Management.
1 May 2017
The Minister for Communications has announced the outcome of the Radio Spectrum Fees Framework review.
10 April 2017
The Radiocommunications Regulations (General User Radio Licence for Cordless Telephones) Notice has been updated.
2 March 2017
Radio Spectrum Management has been set-up as a Bill Payee with major banks in New Zealand.
1 March 2017
Two of the Radio Spectrum Management Compliance team’s longer serving members retire on 23 December 2016.
22 December 2016
RSM has released the draft Spectrum Outlook 2017-2021 for industry feedback. The Spectrum Outlook provides a review of sector developments and major RSM activities. It also describes major tasks within the indicative work programme for RSM for the period 2017-2021.
12 December 2016
RSM’s Spectrum Search Lite software tool is now available to install on 64-bit operating systems.
2 November 2016
The Radiocommunications Regulations (General User Radio Licence for Maritime Purposes) Notice has been updated.
3 October 2016
On the 1 October 2016 New Zealand changed some maritime VHF repeater channels to make space for newly allocated international services for ship tracking and data services.
3 October 2016
A new provision in Ka-band 29.5-30 GHz is permitted in New Zealand for uplink transmission.
29 September 2016
The Radiocommunications Regulations (General User Radio Licence for Short Range Devices) Notice has been updated.
29 September 2016
Radio Spectrum Management (RSM) has recently completed a minor review of the licencing and policy rules for Crown Management Rights.
23 September 2016
The ‘Internet of Things’ is a phrase describing a network of physical devices connected together for sharing information.
30 August 2016
RSM recently established a technical working group for the re-planning of the 3.5 GHz band.
1 August 2016
All licence holders can now add relevant descriptive text to their licences in the Register of Radio Frequencies (RRF).
1 July 2016
The consultation on options for 174-230 MHz closed on Friday 27 May 2016.
30 June 2016
The Minister for Communications has issued a new Statement of Government Policy and Directions.
16 June 2016
On Thursday 14 April, RSM published the Radiocommunications (Radio Standards) Notice 2016.
18 April 2016
Radio Spectrum Management has released submissions from the Review of the Licence Fees Framework consultation.
4 March 2016
Last updated 11 October 2016

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