Frequency Management (FM)
The Frequency Management Division is the competence centre for sovereign regulatory tasks in the fields of wireless communications. It ensures the availability of frequencies and the interference-free operation of radiocommunications in Switzerland for the population and the economy. It is also responsible for management and coordination of apprentice training within the Office.
With 4 sections and a staff of approximately 80, it answers the needs of customers both inside and outside the administration.
The FM Division:
prepares the information required to make decisions within its area of competence on behalf of the Federal Council (government) and the Swiss Federal Communications Commission (ComCom) as well as the licence issuing divisions of the Office
manages the frequency spectrum based on Swiss legislation and international agreements
produces the planning basics for broadcasting and telecommunications networks
produces the frequency-technical parts of radiocommunication licences
determines sources of interference and monitors compliance with radio licences
represents Switzerland in international committees on radiocommunications
is the contact point for research and development as well as for the industry and provides help and information within its area of activity to all customers on the market
The division is subdivided in 4 sections:
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