WRC-23

Following WRC-19, the next ITU World Radiocommunication Conference will be in 2023. Agenda Items (AIs) for WRC-23 along with several preliminary items for WRC-27 were agreed at the end of WRC-19 and include a number of relevance to amateur radio. Agenda Items of particular interest are listed below.

For WRC-23, AI-9.1b, the 23cm/Galileo topic is a high priority and RSGB volunteers are supporting IARU in ongoing CEPT/ITU studies.

 

WRC-23 Agenda

  • AI-1.2: Mobile Broadband (IMT) in Microwave Bands (3.3 – 10.5 GHz) in accordance with Resolution-245
  • AI-1.6: Sub-orbital Vehicles in accordance with Resolution-772
  • AI-1.12: Earth exploration-satellite service (EESS) active radar sounders around 45 MHz in accordance with Resolution-656
  • AI-1.14: EESS(passive) 231.5-252 GHz in accordance with Resolution-662
  • AI-1.18: Mobile Satellite Service (MSS) data collection including 3.3-3.4 GHz in accordance with Resolution-248
  • AI-9.1a: Space Weather Sensors in accordance with Resolution-657
  • AI-9.1b: Measures to be applied in the frequency band 1240-1300 MHz to ensure the protection of the radionavigation-satellite service (RNSS) in accordance with Resolution-774 – 23cms/Galileo etc
  • AI-10: Future Agenda for WRC-27 and preliminary items for WRC-31

In addition a major item on the WRC-23 agenda is AI-1.5 which will review UHF TV Broadcasting and potential Mobile use in 470-960MHz.

 

WRC-27 Agenda

A record number of preliminary agenda items include:-

  • AI-2.1: Radiolocation service on a co-primary basis in the frequency band 231.5-275 GHz and an identification for radiolocation applications in the frequency range 275-700 GHz
  • AI-2.6: Space Weather sensors protection
  • AI-2.13: Mobile Satellite service in 1.5-5 GHz

 

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