Switzerland and the Principality of Liechtenstein
Radio Interface Regulation

784.101.21 / RIR05071)
PMR/PAMR

RIR0507-07
PMR 446
446.000 - 446.100 MHz
12.5 kHz, 0.5W e.r.p.
Edition 5.0 / 01.09.2013

Nr Parameter2) Description Comments
1 Radiocommunication service Mobile -
2 Application PMR 446 Analogue PMR 446.
End user terminals intended for voice communications only.
For combined analogue PMR 446 radiocommunication equipment according to RIR0507-07 and PMR radiocommunication equipment, the following rule applies: For PMR 446 mode the RIR for PMR 446 equipment applies except the restrictions for integral antenna, for PMR mode the RIR for PMR equipment applies.
3 Frequency band 446.000 - 446.100 MHz Carrier frequencies: 446.00625, 446.01875, 446.03125, 446.04375, 446.05625, 446.06875, 446.08125, 446.09375 MHz
4 Channelling 12.5 kHz -
5 Modulation / Occupied bandwidth F3E, G3E -
6 Direction / Separation - -
7 Transmit power / Power density Max. 0.5 W e.r.p. Integral antenna only for PMR 446 equipment.
Dual mode equipment for PMR 446 and PMR according to PMR RIR0507 may have an antenna connector for an external antenna.
8 Channel access and occupation rules According to harmonised standard. -
9 Authorisation regime Switzerland: License exempt.
Liechtenstein: General authorisation.
Intended to operate on collective frequencies shared by many users on an uncoordinated basis and on NIB / NPB. (Non interference basis / non protection basis).
10 Additional essential requirements - -
11 Frequency planning assumptions EN 300 296-1 All RX and TX parameters of the standard are shall taken into account.
12 Planned changes Starting at 1 January 2014 the equipment shall fulfill the following requirements according to harmonised standard:
a) all PMR 446 radio equipment shall have reception capability;
b) PMR 446 radio equipment having Push-To-Talk (PTT) functionality capable of being latched ''on'' shall apply a 180 seconds maximum transmitter time-out;
c) PMR 446 radio equipment having no Push-To-Talk (PTT) functionality shall apply a 180 seconds maximum transmitter time-out and VOX (Voice activation exchange) control.
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13 Reference EN 300 296-2 / EN 301 489-5 / EN 60950 /
ERC/DEC (98)25
Effective use of spectrum / EMC / Electrical safety /
ECC Decisions / ECC Recommendations / Other Reference.
14 Notification number 2013/9502/CH
G/TBT/N/CHE/166

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15 Remarks - -

Normative part:    Nr   1 to 11
Informative part:   Nr 12 to 15

1) RIR for similar and/or other applications are available under: http://www.bakom.admin.ch/themen/frequenzen/01753/01754/index.html?lang=en
2) For explanations and legal status, please refer to basis document 784.101.21 / RIR0000