Satellite location analysis

The purpose of the work was to establish the location history of a number of satellites.  A number of the satellites had claimed to have been in position to bring ITU filings into use on particular dates.  An application was developed to download two-line element sets from SpaceTrack which provides “space situational awareness services and information with U.S.[…]

Breathing apparatus telemetry interference

The study estimated the risk of interference into breathing apparatus telemetry systems operating at 862.9625 MHz used by the Fire and Rescue Services (FRS) in the UK.  The work undertaken fell into two parts; in the first part laboratory testing of breathing apparatus telemetry systems was undertaken to establish relevant interference limits while the second[…]

Anchor product regulation – retrospective and prospective

Communications networks are undergoing a transition from copper to fibre, from 2G and 3G to LTE and from switched to IP. Where ex ante regulation applies transition involves particular challenges and trade-offs that differ from those applying to relatively stable pre-existing infrastructure. The rationale and approach to ex ante regulation should therefore be re-assessed to[…]