ITU Endorses DRM

ITU Endorses DRM
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The International Telecommunication Union has endorsed the Digital Radio Mondiale system for all three broadcasting bands below 30 MHz - short-wave, medium-wave/AM and long-wave. This week, administrations of the ITU's member countries approved a revised version of Recommendation BS1514, now called Recommendation BS1514-1 (Digital Sound Broadcasting Below 30 MHz). It states that DRM is an ITU-R Recommendation for all the broadcasting bands spanning 150 kHz to 30 MHz.
DRM will launch at WRC 2003 in Geneva.


DRM Enters Tropical Band

At the 2007 World Radiocommunicaton Conference (WRC-07) in Geneva, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) approved the DRM system for use in tropical-band broadcasting.