Detail of Frequency Band

Band 1,646.5 – 1,656.5 MHz

Notes to whole band 5.341, 5.351, 5.354, 5.357A, 5.376
Part of RSUP RSUP-P/20
Service Mobile-Satellite (Earth-to-space)
Category of assignment Primary
Non-civil utilisation Secondary
Civil utilisation Primary
Note 5.351A
Application MSS Earth stations
Authorisation VO-R/1
Additional information The band may be used on the basis of individual authorisation. Transmitting radio equipment which are part of satellite systems in the mobile-satellite service may use the frequencies on the basis of General authorisation providing that frequencies used by the stations are considered as shared.The use of the band is, in accordance with 5.354, subject to coordination under RR provision 9.11A. When coordinating stations (procedure under Section II of Article No. 9 RR) priority shall be given, in accordance with 5.367A, to spectrum requirements for the aeronautical mobile-satellite (R) service ensuring transmission of messages with priority 1 to 6 pursuant to RR Article 44. Other systems shall not cause harmful interference nor claim protection.
Application Aeronautical
Additional information Transmissions in aeronautical mobile service (R) in accordance with 5.376.
Application Defence systems
Additional information Non-civil use on a secondary basis.
Application GPR/WPR
Section 1,600 – 3,400 MHz
Harmonisations CEPT/ERC/REC 70-03, CEPT/ECC/DEC/(06)08
Authorisation VO-R/10 Art. 6
Additional information For detailed conditions see General Authorisation