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An overview of spectrum database features
Aug 07, 2018
by Martin Sims

About the tabs; manipulating the data and using the filter function. Read more...

5G and mmWave bands in the PolicyTracker Spectrum Database
Aug 03, 2018
by PolicyTracker

The database has been updated to reflect the ownership of licences in potential 5G bands. Some existing licences can be used for 5G and some cannot, depending whether the service is fixed or mobile. A further complication is that in some cases a minor regulatory change would allow 5G deployment.… Read more...

Using the MHz per pop sheets
Feb 23, 2017
by Martin Sims

The MHz per pop data is contained in this sheet: MHz PER POP  Historic exchange rates or current exchange rates? The MHz per pop sheets show both  a historic figure using the dollar exchange rates at the time and a current figure, using  this year's exchange rates. Depending on the… Read more...

I get “please enable macros” message
Feb 23, 2017
by Martin Sims

Some people try to open the PolicyTracker Spectrum Database (PSD) but instead of going to the procedure which allows them to enter a password they get a "please enable macros" message and no access to the data! The usual reason for this relates to the security settings on your copy… Read more...

My password email hasn’t turned up!
Feb 23, 2017
by Martin Sims

First please check your spam filter to see if the password email is thereIf not please check the email to which the database was attached Was it sent to the email that you normally send from?e.g. you may get emails for david@????.com and david.smith@????.com but if you send from "david"… Read more...

Do I need to enter my ID and password each time I use the database?
Feb 23, 2017
by Martin Sims

Please re-save the database from the original email into your chosen location and go through the password request procedure again. Once you have access click "save" as an added precaution then close the database. Reopen the database by double-clicking on the file in its chosen location and it should open… Read more...

Creating an SMRA
Nov 16, 2016
by Martin Sims

The unique features of the SMRA start with the Eligibility requirement, the other aspects are covered in the Common features for all auctions page. Eligibility requirement This is the percentage of their eligibility points a participant is required to bid in order to maintain their full eligibility in the next… Read more...

FAQs
Nov 16, 2016
by Martin Sims

How do I re-run the same auction? In the top right drop-down take the auction back to "private" change the start time then re-publish. Please note this will clear all the current bidding data! How do I change round lengths manually? The system is set up to run rounds of… Read more...

Running an Ascending Clock Auction (ACA)
Nov 16, 2016
by Martin Sims

How to program the parameters of the auction and the auction required by the auctioneer Read more...

Running an SMRA
Nov 16, 2016
by PolicyTracker

When will the auction end? The auction ends when no bids are placed, so the admin page will not display the "closed" indicator in the top right drop-down until there has been a round with no activity at all How do I see the winners? Click the status tab, scroll… Read more...