Within the context of the international cooperation between the Sultanate of Oman and world countries in the field of frequency spectrum management, the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) hosts the 20th international Space Radio Monitoring Meeting during the period 16 to 18 October. The agenda of the three-day meeting will discuss a number of significant issues relating to space radio monitoring.

The first day of the meeting will address the cases of space interference and ways to solve them while reviewing the latest reports of ITU on space monitoring and the innovative solutions in space monitoring as well as the most evident challenges in the future. On the second day, all participants will be able to visit the TRA's Satellite Radio Monitoring Station (SRMS), which was officially inaugurated earlier this year and is considered the first of its kind in the Middle East to be operated by a regulator. Participants will be able to identify the technical capabilities of the station and closely recognize its most prominent features. On the third day, the meeting will discuss topics related to the regulatory administrations and aspects of cooperation between them through ad hoc meetings with the administrations' representatives.

20th International Space Radio Monitoring Meeting (20th ISRMM) Muscat, Sultanate of Oman, 16th ‐18th October 2018

The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) of Oman is pleased to announce the 20th International Space Radio Monitoring Meeting (20th ISRMM) which will be held in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman during 16th – 18th October 2018. This meeting is open to participants from telecommunications regulatory administrations engaged in or interested in satellite monitoring as well as representatives from satellite companies/operators and other satellite related organization, to discuss issues related to satellite monitoring and harmful interference.

The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) would like to draw the kind attention of all spectrum users and licensees of radio equipment to Decision no. 62/2016 that was issued by the TRA to amend some provisions of Decision no. 133/2008 issuing the Regulation for Organizing the Registration and Utilization of Frequencies and Radio Equipment and their Pricing. Decision no. 62/2016 was issued on 27 September 2016 and was published in the official gazette No.1165 on 09/10/2016.

A copy of the above-mentioned decision may be obtained from the TRA Offices or may be accessed on the TRA website ( www.tra.gov.om ).

The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) would like to urge all frequency spectrum & radio equipment licensees to update their data and addresses via an official letter addressed to the Spectrum Management Unit with the following information: