Ofcom have published guidance on eligibility of amateur radio licensees to obtain Notices of Variation.
The role of the ETCC
The Emerging Technology Co-ordination Committee (ETCC) was created to deal with all matters concerning amateur radio repeaters and data communications for the RSGB.
The Committee assists Ofcom in the processing of applications for Notices of Variation (NoVs) for repeaters, internet gateways and mailboxes and is also responsible for the coordination of all requests for site and frequency clearances prior to submission to Ofcom.
To help develop and enhance the UK Amateur Radio Repeater and Data Communications networks.
GB3YTReported: G8NZRFIRST SWITCH-ON 4 Aug Installation will be completed today. First power on early evening.GB3WFReported: M0JSEOPERATIONAL 3 Aug Expect minor disruptions until end of August, when FUSION system will be fully commissioned.GB7ELReported: GB7ELOPERATIONAL 31 Jul Fully operational on standard TG's plus UA 113/123/119/129, Direct Dial TG928 and East Yorkshire Roaming TG8GB3ALReported: G0RDIOPERATIONAL 1 Aug Power supply issue resolved - normal operation resumed!GB3WJReported: G3TMDOPERATIONAL 1 Aug Parameter changes.GB7HSReported: G1XCCNOT OPERATIONAL 29 Jul Off for site work to be carried out.GB7MRReported: G1XCCOPERATIONAL 30 Jul Repeater operational also on PTT TGs 112/9/123/9 also TG862 M62 Link Talk Group with GB7/HX/TD/HS AND LE.GB3WFReported: M0JSENOT OPERATIONAL 29 Jul Modifications to existing service.