Menu

CEPT Project Team meets in Switzerland

CEPT logo

IARU was represented at the recent meeting in Switzerland of CEPT PTD. This was the last of the CEPT project team meetings preparing European Common Proposals (ECP) for a number of agenda items of the ITU World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC), which takes place during November 2019. From an amateur radio standpoint, WRC-19 agenda item 1.1, which addresses the possibility of an allocation in Region 1 of the 50 ‑54 MHz frequency band, was the key issue to be resolved.

PTD agreed the text of an ECP for WRC-19 which, if adopted at the WRC, would see an entry in the international table of allocations for Region 1 and would allocate the 50 – 52 MHz frequency band to the amateur service on a secondary basis. In addition a footnote to the international table was agreed which would permit individual CEPT countries to introduce a national primary allocation in the 50.0 – 50.5 MHz sub-band.

The final meeting of CEPT’s Conference Preparatory Group (CPG) will take place in the week beginning 26 August and will finalise CEPT’s input to WRC-19. IARU will attend the CPG to represent the views of the amateur service.

Print This Post

Materials on this website may be subject to copyright.