Archived—Proposed Revisions to the Canadian Table of Frequency Allocations (2009 Edition)

Appendix A: Acronyms

AIS Automatic Identification System
AMT Aeronautical Mobile Telemetry
AM(R)S Aeronautical Mobile (route) Service
BSS Broadcasting-Satellite Service
CEPT European Conference of Postal and Telecommunications Administrations
CITEL Inter-American Telecommunications Commission
DSC digital selective calling
EESS Earth Exploration-Satellite Service
eirp equivalent isotropically radiated power
FS Fixed Service
FSS Fixed-Satellite Service
GMDSS Global Maritime Distress and Safety System
GSO geostationary-satellite orbit
HAPS High Altitude Platform Station
HF high frequency
HDFSS High-Density applications in the Fixed-Satellite Service
ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization
IMT International Mobile Telecommunications
ITU International Telecommunication Union
ITU-R International Telecommunication Union – Radiocommunication Sector
LF low frequency
MetSat Meteorological Satellite Service
MF medium frequency
MLS microwave landing systems
MS Mobile Service
MSS Mobile-Satellite Service
NAVTEX navigational telex
PFD power flux density
RR Radio Regulations
SAR synthetic aperture radar
SOLAS International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea
SRS Space Research Service
UTC coordinated universal time
VHF very high frequency
WRC-XX World Radiocommunication Conference (XX = year of conference)
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