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October Newsletter 2020

2 November 2020
  • Save the date - Comms Connect New Zealand 2021
  • RFUANZ Committee Update
  • AGM Date/Time
  • Alteration to RFUANZ Rules/Proxy Votes
  • Remit to be tabled:
  • Comms Connect Virtual Conference
  • DOC Concessions

August Newsletter 2020

26 August 2020
  • Farewell Paul Davis – Westwick Farrow Media
  • RFUANZ Annual General Meeting
  • Training Opportunities
  • Free training for Level 3 Certification
  • Self-Lead Learning Opportunities
  • Become an approved Radio Engineer or Approved Certifier
  • RFUANZ/Radio Spectrum Management
  • We need your feedback
  • Join the RFUANZ Members Facebook Forum

July Newsletter 2020

27 July 2020
  • RFUANZ Annual General Meeting – going Virtual 2020
  • RSM Meeting – Update
  • Training Opportunities
  • Free training for Level 3 Certification
  • Self-Lead Learning Opportunities

June Newsletter 2020

27 July 2020
  • Nominate for Industry Excellence Awards
  • Back into it New Zealand

May Newsletter 2020

29 May 2020
  • Nominate for Industry Excellence Awards
  • RFUANZ AGM

RFUANZ Training During COVID-19 - April 2020

12 May 2020
  • Keeping You In The Loop
  • Nominate for Industry Excellence Awards
  • RFUANZ AGM
  • RRSM – Repeater Licensing Renewals
  • Training Opportunities
  • NZ Certificate in Electrotechnology (Level 3)
  • Self-Lead Learning Opportunities

RFUANZ Training During Lockdown - April 2020

15 April 2020
  • Training Opportunities during COVID-19
  • NZ Certificate in Electrotechnology (Level 3)
  • Self-Lead Learning Opportunities

Update on COVID-19

19 March 2020

News Updates

Comms Connect New Zealand Update

2 July 2020
  • Comms Connect New Zealand Update

Back into it New Zealand

11 June 2020

We gave COVID-19 the same treatment we give Ozzy at a Bledisloe match “Your out Mate” now we just need Merica, strya and the British to sort there ends.

As the industry dictates Communications are essential services and that has not slowed throughout the last few months.

Automatic Transmit Power Control for responsible use of GURL frequencies outdoors

21 February 2019

Ever since mass-produced outdoor General User Radio Licence (GURL) products hit the market, there has been the fear that the entire 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands would collapse and become completely unusable. This is true in some high-density urban city areas and certain radio towers. What we tend to see though is that the manufacturers are always keeping one step ahead and are working on the next piece of technology, enabling them to continue selling their products and services.    

Antenna Basics

21 February 2019

Antennas, in essence, channel electrical power into electromagnetic signals. The shape, size, and connectorization all affect the antenna radiation pattern. Two key parameters in assessing the performance of an antenna are directivity and gain―directivity is a measurement of the concentration radiation in a direction while gain represents the power transmitted in the main beam.

Comms Connect 2017 Review

20 December 2017

Comms Connect 2017 Review  - By Logan Caulfield 

Melbourne is the annual stage for Australasian critical communication vendors and service providers alike to show their wares and flaunt their achievements. This year, in the 36-degree Victorian heat was no different, however, it did have a rather noticeable difference in the look and feel to previous years’ events. A more eclectic bunch, and a larger range of not only vendors, but technologies too. 

174-184 MHz – Land Mobile Radio technical consultation

1 November 2017
  • Auction of FM sound broadcasting spectrum licences
  • Managed Spectrum Park Rules and Licence Agreements – Associated entity provisions
  • Applications received for managed spectrum park licences

RFUANZ Committee Meeting with RSM 28th September

25 September 2017

Face to Face RFUANZ Committee Meeting with RSM 28th September 2017.

Two Way Radios – An essential part of your business toolbox

13 September 2017

Going back a few years now it seemed that mobile radio was nearing the end of its life with our typical users as cellular coverage grew and everyone had a least one cell phone, then came the reality that cell phones do not replace mobile radio.