B15 Brisbane

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HFCC-ASBU B15 Coordination Conference

Conference Location: Brisbane, Australia

Conference Hosts: Reach Beyond Australia with support from Trans World Radio and the NASB.

Conference Dates: August 24-28, 2015

Major Sponsors:
Netia Logo Nautel Logo Continental Logo NASB Logo Reach Beyond Logo Ampegon Logo

Hotel: Hotel Jen (a Shangri-La hotel). Hotel Jen is conveniently located adjacent to the Brisbane Transit Centre and only a short walk to the Central Business District and the cultural and entertainment precinct of South Bank. The hotel is 15km from the Brisbane International and Domestic Airports. The hotel offers transportation at additional charge. Bus and rail transfers operate from the Brisbane airport terminals throughout the day and night.

Costs for HFCC/ASBU Delegates: In addition to the hotel accommodation room rate, each delegate must pay the HFCC Conference Fee and the Hotel Jen Conference Package Fee, as specified below.

Tourism Australia
Tourism Australia

Room Rate: $AUD 180 single/$AUD 200 double including breakfast. This rate is available for the nights of 19 August 2015 until 29 August 2015 (for departure on 30 August 2015). Additional nights outside of these dates are available at 20% off the best available rate at the time of booking. These room rates include GST tax.

HFCC Conference Fee: $USD 150 or EUR 130 per person

Hotel Conference Package Fee: $AUD 325 per person includes:

Note: Spouses and family members of conference delegates who would like to take part in the daily group lunches from Monday through Friday may do so for $40 per lunch. As these persons have to be registered with the hotel in advance, please indicate any extra lunch participants in the comments section of your conference registration form or by e-mailing the conference organiser at fregmgrreachbeyond.org.au

Tourism Australia
Tourism Australia

Hotel Check-in Time: 1400

Hotel Check-out Time: 1200

Hotel Reservation Deadline: 24 July 2015. Reservations made after this date are subject to availability of rooms and at the current room rate.

Hotel Reservation Procedure: HFCC/ASBU delegates should make their hotel reservations directly with the Hotel Jen no later than 24 July 2015 by Downloading and filling out the hotel reservation form at the link below, and scanning and e-mailing it to the hotel at the address indicated on the form. fax or e-mail (see contact information below). Reservations and the Hotel Conference Package Fee will be guaranteed by your credit card at the time of reservation, and will be payable in full upon arrival at the hotel. If you do not have a credit card to guarantee your reservation and conference package, it is possible to make a deposit to the hotel by wire transfer. Please note that credit card payments are subject to a 1.5% service fee. (You can avoid this fee by paying in cash upon arrival, but you must still guarantee your room and conference package with a credit card by 24 July.) Important Note: If you do not plan to stay at the Hotel Jen, you still need to reserve your Hotel Conference Package at the Hotel Jen no later than 24 July 2015 and guarantee it with a credit card or wire transfer.

Tourism Australia
Tourism Australia

HFCC Registration Procedure: At the time you make your hotel reservation (no later than 24 July 2015) please fill out the online HFCC/ASBU B15 registration form

Hotel Cancellation Deadline: 24 July 2015. If you cancel a reservation after this date, the hotel will charge a cancellation penalty of one night's accommodation plus the entire amount of the Hotel Conference Package Fee ($AUD 325).

Visa information: Most nationalities require a visa to visit Australia. You can find the requirements for every nationality on the following webpage Most nationalities require a visa to visit Australia. You can find the requirements for every nationality on the following webpage of the Australian government's Department of Immigration and Border Protection:

Many nationalities can apply for the Australian ETA visa online. The details can be found here:


Hotel Jen Telephone: +61-7-3238-2222

Hotel Jen Fax: +61-7-3238-2288

Hotel Jen E-mail: groupres.hjbb@hoteljen.com

Moreton Island, near Brisbane
Moreton Island, near Brisbane

Hotel Jen Wire Transfer Details: Account Name: Roma Hotel Pty Ltd T/A Hotel Jen, Brisbane Bank Name: ANZ Branch Address: 324 Queen Street BSB Number: 014002 Account Number: 836111827

Hotel Jen Address: 159 Roma Street, Brisbane, QLD, 4000, Australia

Hotel Jen Website: www.hoteljen.com/brisbane

External Events: We are planning a visit to the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary to allow conference delegates to see Australian animals. A second visit to some of the ABC’s facilities is also a possibility.

Tourism Australia Website: www.australia.com

Queensland Tourism Website: www.destinationqueensland.com

Brisbane Tourism Website: www.visitbrisbane.com.au

Great Barrier Reef - Tourism Australia
Great Barrier Reef - Tourism Australia

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[24-Jan-2022] - RFP - Radio For Peace International have applied for membership. ITU Reference Tables updated

[17-Jan-2022] - A22 Coordination starts today with the Opening Plenary Meeting. An invitation link has been sent to participants registered.

[13-Dec-2021] - A22 Upload opened

[13-Dec-2021] - Please register for A22 coordination here

[8-Dec-2021] - You will be asked to register for A22 coordination prior to uploading the initial version of your A22 data. This will apply both to those coming to A22 conference and to those coordinating on-line. A simple registration form as well as the A22 upload itself will be opened on 13 December.

[15-Nov-2021] - A22 registration and hotel booking opened

[9-Sep-2021] - B21 data snapshot

[6-Sep-2021] - GoE Report B21

[29-Aug-2021] - B21 data snapshot

[16-Aug-2021] - Basic practical information to manage data for the HFCC Conference document available on the Basic Technical Reference webpage

[27-Jul-2021] - B21 and A21 data snapshots

[24-Jun-2021] - EUR Radio Europe Netherlands, Offshore Music Radio and ICON BV have applied for membership. ITU Reference Tables updated

[21-Jun-2021] - HFCC Report on Shortwave International Broadcasting 2020

[10-Jun-2021] - B21 upload opened

[8-Jun-2021] - B21 upload will be opened on Thursday, 10 June

[26-Apr-2021] - Please register for B21 coordination on the B21 webpage in the Members' area

[8-Mar-2021] - A21 operational data snapshot

[24-Feb-2021] - A21 plenary minutes and A21 GoE report

[18-Feb-2021] - A21 coordinated data snapshot. Deadline for A21 Operational Data: 8 March

[25-Jan-2021] - A21 tentative data snapshot. Old converted A20/B20 data removed from main combined schedule

[21-Jan-2021] - A21 webpage in the Members' area has been updated

[8-Jan-2021] - A21 tentative data snapshot. A20/B20 data uploaded for some FMOs.

[15-Dec-2020] - Please register for A21 coordination on the A21 webpage in the Members' area

[14-Dec-2020] - A21 upload opened

[10-Sep-2020] - Report on the B20 Coordination

[4-Sep-2020] - B20 GoE report

[9-Aug-2020] - New version of WPLOT is available for download. It allows the update of RDR-data from the loaded data

[21-Jul-2020] - Mike Radio applying for membership - update of Reference Tables

[10-Jul-2020] - Please register for B20 coordination on the B20 webpage in the Members' area

[30-Jun-2020] - June 2020 SB Meeting Minutes

[11-Jun-2020] - B20 upload opened

[11-Jun-2020] - B20 Meeting cancelled

[11-Jun-2020] - ITU Reference Tables updated

[20-May-2020] - DRM Benefits in Times of Crisis - Slides from a DRM webinar organized for ABU and ASBU on 30 April 2020

[30-Apr-2020] - Radio Piepzender applying for membership - update of Reference Tables

[6-Mar-2020] - A20 plenary minutes and A20 GoE report

[4-Feb-2020] - A20 hotel booking form available now

[3-Feb-2020] - A20 KL registration opened

[3-Feb-2020] - Conference Guidelines (reference document for hosts)

[17-Jan-2020] - A20 tentative data snapshot. A19/B19 data uploaded for some FMOs.

[17-Dec-2019] - A20 upload opened

[15-Nov-2019] - A20 Conference registration opened

[9-Oct-2019] - B19 GoE report

[30-Sep-2019] - B19 plenary minutes

[26-Sep-2019] - Deadlines for data upload: B19 Operational: Monday, 14th October 2019, A20 Tentative: Thursday, 16th January, 2020

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[9-Jul-2019] - Link to the ITU HFBC Schedule added to Public Data

[5-Jul-2019] - FMO and Broadcaster codes IBB change to AGM (US Agency for Global Media)

[26-Jun-2019] - B19 upload opened

[17-May-2019] - The ITU-R Circular Letter relevant to the application of Article 12 of the Radio Regulations for B19 season was published on the ITU website

[26-Feb-2019] - B19 registration opened

[18-Feb-2019] - A19 plenary minutes

[1-Feb-2019] - A19 GoE minutes added to the Technical Reference page

[31-Jan-2019] - A19 coordinated data snapshot. Next snapshot: 19/20 February. A19 Operational: 11 March

[9-Jan-2019] - A19 tentative data snapshot. A18 data uploaded for some FMOs.

[30-Dec-2018] - Frequency requirement of Radio Onda ASBL has been entered under the FMO code "NEW". A new FMO and Broadcaster code "RON" will be added to reference tables soon

[10-Dec-2018] - A19 upload opened

[17-Oct-2018] - A19 Conference registration opened

[1-Oct-2018] - Babcock Communications Ltd (BAB) have changed their company name to Encompass Digital Media Services Ltd (ENC). Please see the Contact List for further details

[3-Aug-2018] - HFCC Announces the Passing of its Founder Oldrich Cip

[5-Jul-2018] - B18 upload opened

[14-Jun-2018] - Invitation to Shortwave Radio Co-ordination Traning Course organized by ASBU in Tunis and Programme of the course

[22-May-2018] - Passwords to Members' Area will be changed tomorrow, 23 May 2018. FMOs not attending A18 KL receive new password by e-mail

[6-Mar-2018] - A18 operational data snapshot

[24-Jan-2018] - Please fill out the ITU questionnaire on HFBC by 28 February

[27-Oct-2017] - A18 Conference registration opened

[10-Oct-2017] - B17 operational data snapshot

[24-Sep-2017] - SITE.TXT reference table updated

[18-Sep-2017] - B17 plenary minutes, B17 GoE report

[31-Aug-2017] - B17 coordinated data snapshot; Deadline for B17 operational data: 9 October

[1-Aug-2017] - B17 tentative data snapshot. Old data uploaded for some FMOs. More info in the restricted area

[1-Aug-2017] - SITE.TXT reference table updated

[29-Jun-2017] - B17 upload opened

[10-Apr-2017] - A17 snapshot

[16-Mar-2017] - A17 operational data snapshot; A17 public data

[13-Mar-2017] - B17 conference webpage in the restricted area

[2-Mar-2017] - A17 Plenary Minutes; A17 coordinated data snapshot; Deadline for A17 operational data: 15 March

[12-Feb-2017] - 16 February, 12:00 UTC - deadline for "co-ordinated data" (results of the A17 conference)

[13-Jan-2017] - A17 tentative data snapshot. Old data uploaded for some FMOs. More info in the restricted area

[9-Dec-2016] - A17 upload opened

[22-Nov-2016] - Wednesday, 23 November, 11:55-13:00 UTC - planned outage of this website

[16-Nov-2016] - Radio World article on Titus II receiver

[2-Nov-2016] - A17 conference webpage including registration and hotel booking forms

[31-Oct-2016] - B16 snapshot

[14-Oct-2016] - B16 operational data snapshot

[4-Oct-2016] - Results and summary of DRM questionnaire on the DRM page

[19-Sep-2016] - B16 plenary, SB-ITU & GoE minutes

[13-Sep-2016] - Titus II pre-orders open

[13-Sep-2016] - B16 snapshot, Next deadline: 26 September, Operational: 13 October

[7-Sep-2016] - Reference Tables updated: Broadcas, Fmorg, Site

[6-Sep-2016] - Contact List update

[2-Sep-2016] - Presentations and other documents added to the top of the B16 conference page

[1-Sep-2016] - B16 snapshot, Next deadline: 12 September, Operational: 13 October

[17-Aug-2016] - Two new codes in Broadcas.txt reference table (ITU expected to register the update soon)

[3-Aug-2016] - B16 tentative data snapshot. Old data uploaded for some FMOs. Read more in the restricted area

[8-Jul-2016] - B16 upload opened. Deadline for B16 initial tentative data: 2 August

[24-Jun-2016] - Global Digital Radio Developments - new e-book from Radio World International magazine editors - contains interesting chapters on DRM. Free, registration required.

[7-Jun-2016] - Most of frequently visited pages on this HFCC website have been modified to meet the Responsive Web Design requirements. Please report pages that still cause troubles on mobile devices.

[15-Apr-2016] - A16 snapshot

[27-Mar-2016] - Public interactive schedule: switching from B15 to A16 season, improved rendering on mobile devices

[15-Mar-2016] - A16 Operational Data

[7-Mar-2016] - Update of reference table Broadcas

[22-Feb-2016] - A16 snapshot

[16-Feb-2016] - HFCC contribution to World Radio Day 2016

[15-Feb-2016] - Update of reference table Site

[13-Feb-2016] - Minutes of the A16 plenary, GoE report

[4-Feb-2016] - A16 and B15 data snapshots. Deadline for A16 operational data: 15 March, 1200 UTC

[2-Feb-2016] - 4 February, 1200 UTC - deadline for data of A16 conference

[22-Jan-2016] - A16 bus schedule on the A16 webpage in the restricted area

[15-Jan-2016] - A16 webpage update in the restricted area

[1-Jan-2016] - A16 tentative data snapshot. Old data uploaded for some FMOs. Read more in the restricted area

[15-Dec-2015] - A16 upload opened

[3-Nov-2015] - Minutes of the October 2015 SB meeting

[24-Oct-2015] - Public interactive schedule: switching from A15 to B15 season

[17-Oct-2015] - A16 and B16 conference webpages

[13-Oct-2015] - B15 Operational Data, B15 Public Data

[29-Sep-2015] - B15 GoE Report on the Technical Reference page

[22-Sep-2015] - B15 and A15 snapshots

[15-Sep-2015] - B15 Plenary Minutes

[11-Sep-2015] - List of IRDR frequencies added to the Members Home page

[4-Sep-2015] - Presentations and other documents added to the top of the B15 conference page

[3-Sep-2015] - B15 coordinated data snapshot. Upcoming deadlines: 22 September, 1200 UTC (update of coordinated data), 12 October (operational data)

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