SP-5150 MHz — Spectrum Utilization Policy for Licence-exempt Wireless Local Area Networks in the 5 GHz Range (Issue 2)
Table of Contents
- Frequency Allocation Changes in the 5 GHz Band
- Policy Provisions for Licence-exempt Wireless Local Area Networks
- 4.1 General Discussion and Policy Provisions
- 4.2 Discussion and Provisions for the Band 5150–5250 MHz
- 4.3 Discussion and Provisions for the Band 5250–5350 MHz
- 4.4 Discussion and Provisions for the Band 5470–5725 MHz
- 4.5 Discussion and Provisions for the Band 5725–5825 MHz
- Appendix 1 — Canadian Table of Frequency Allocations
- Appendix 2 — Resolution 229 (WRC-03)
- Appendix 3 — Excerpts from Annex 1 to Recommendation ITU-R M.1652
Notice No. DGTP-003-05 — Spectrum Utilization Policy, Technical and Operational Requirements for Licence-exempt Wireless Local Area Networks and Other Radio Services in the 5 GHz Range
This Notice announces the release of Issue 2 of the spectrum utilization policy for various services in the 5 GHz range including the mobile, radiolocation, Earth exploration-satellite (active), and space research (active) services.
In June 2003, a World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-03) was held where administrations from around the world participated in the consideration of many spectrum related radiocommunication issues. Included in the agenda of WRC-03 was the consideration of changes to the use of the 5 GHz band for a number of services and applications, including Radio Local Area Networks, the Earth exploration-satellite (active) service, space research (active) service and radiolocation service. The document, Consultation on Allocation Changes and Revisions to Spectrum Utilization Policy and Technical Rules in the 5 GHz Band, was released in February 2004 to seek public comments on proposals to adopt allocation changes, spectrum utilization policies and technical rules for the band 5150-5725 MHz in accordance with the decisions made at WRC-03.
A number of comments were received. Industry Canada has taken these comments into consideration in formulating the spectrum utilization policy. The document Spectrum Utilization Policy, Technical and Operational Requirements for Licence-exempt Wireless Local Area Networks and Other Radio Services in the 5 GHz Range (SP 5150 MHz), Issue 2 addresses the principal issues governing the use of the frequency band in the 5 GHz range and replaces Spectrum Utilization Policy for Licence Exempt Wireless Local Area Networks in the 5 GHz Range, Issue 1, October 1999.
Copies of this notice and documents referred to are available electronically on the Spectrum Management and Telecommunications Web site at:
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Spectrum Management and Telecommunications
Official printed copies of gazette notices can be obtained at the Canada Gazette Web site or by calling the sales counter of Canadian Government Publishing at 613-941-5995 or 1-800-635-7943.
April 22, 2005
Spectrum Engineering Branch
Telecommunications Policy Branch
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