Interference to business radio is normally caused by:
The Federation of Communication Services (FCS) is a not-for-profit industry association for organisations which deliver voice and data communications for business and public sector customers in the UK. You can find guidance on reducing interference in its Code of Practice for Business Radio Site Engineering.
Where a radio station or apparatus is affected by interference and help is needed to improve the immunity or selectivity, you should contact a reputable contractor.
In exceptional circumstances, we may investigate interference to business radio equipment where we’re satisfied that:
We may send out an engineer to investigate. However, you could be liable for the cost of the investigation if we find that the criteria above have not been met.
An electromagnetic disturbance or noise is not in itself ‘harmful’ interference.
Interference to radio communications is considered harmful if:
It is unlikely that Ofcom would investigate a report of interference that is not regarded as ‘harmful’. It's not our policy, and we don’t have powers to do this effectively.
Before reporting interference to us, you should:
Contact us for advice and assistance, or complete our interference to business radio form.