Switzerland and the Principality of Liechtenstein
Radio Interface Regulation

784.101.21 / RIR10041)
Radiodetermination applications

Radiodetermination applications
17.100 - 17.300 GHz
400 mW e.i.r.p., GBR, GBSAR
Edition 6.0 / 01.08.2018

Nr Parameter2)DescriptionComments
1Radiocommunication service--
2ApplicationRadiodetermination applicationsIntended for Ground Based Synthetic Aperture Radar (GBSAR) and other similar ground-based radar systems only.
3Frequency band17.100 - 17.300 GHz-
5Modulation / Occupied bandwidth-Stepped Frequency CW Radar.
Bandwidth: 100 / 200 MHz.
6Direction / Separation--
7Transmit power / Power densityMax. 26 dBm e.i.r.p.-
8Channel access and occupation rulesTechniques to access spectrum or mitigate interference according to harmonised standard required (Detection and Avoid - DAA).Techniques to access spectrum and mitigate interference that provide at least equivalent performance to the techniques described in harmonised standards adopted under Directive 2014/53/EU must be used.
9Authorisation regimeSwitzerland: License exempt.
Liechtenstein: General authorisation.
Operation on NIB / NPB. (Non interference basis / non protection basis).
10Additional essential requirements--
11Frequency planning assumptionsEN 300 440, TR 102 522, ECC Report 111.Technical characteristics of GBSAR according to ECC Report 111.
Centre frequency: usually 17.2 GHz.
Frequency step increments: 30 - 300 kHz.
Antenna radiation pattern: according Figure 1 (or narrower beam).
12Planned changes--
13ReferenceEN 300 440 /-/ ERC/REC 70-03, Annex 6.Effective use of spectrum / ECC Decisions / ECC Recommendations.
14Notification numberG/TBT/N/CHE/153
15RemarksEN 301 489-3-

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

1) RIR for similar and/or other applications are available under: https://www.bakom.admin.ch/bakom/en/home/frequenzen-antennen/nationaler-frequenzzuweisungsplan/schnittstellen-anforderungen.html
2) For explanations and legal status, please refer to basis document 784.101.21 / RIR0000