Switzerland and the Principality of Liechtenstein
Radio Interface Regulation

784.101.21 / RIR08081)
MSS Earth stations

1610.0 - 1626.5 MHz
S-PCS terminals, e.g. Globalstar, Iridium
Edition 7.0 / 01.01.2023

Nr Parameter2)DescriptionComments
1Radiocommunication serviceMobile-satellite-
2ApplicationS-PCSSatellite systems / MSS Earth stations / S-PCS / e.g. Globalstar, Iridium.
3Frequency band1610.0 - 1626.5 MHzReceive frequency bands: 1613.8 MHz - 1626.5 MHz, 2483.5 - 2500.0 MHz.
5Modulation / Occupied bandwidth--
6Direction / Separation--
7Transmit power / Power densityMax. 0.5 W / 4 kHz mean e.i.r.p. densityNational Frequency Allocations Plan / Radio Regulations Articles Footnote 5.364.
8Channel access and occupation rules--
9Authorisation regimeSwitzerland: License exempt.
Liechtenstein: No individual assignment required.
Switzerland: Terminals are license exempt on the condition that the terminals are under the control of a network for which a valid spectrum license for the Swiss territory is required.
Liechtenstein: The exemption from the individual assignment requirement only applies under the condition and in the framework of a valid license for the Liechtenstein territory that includes the use of individual customer terminals.
10Additional essential requirements--
11Frequency planning assumptionsEN 301 441-
12Planned changes--
13ReferenceEN 301 441 / ECC/DEC/(09)02, ECC/DEC/(12)01 /-.Effective use of spectrum / ECC Decisions / ECC Recommendations.
14Notification numberG/TBT/N/CHE/274
15RemarksEN 301 489-20, ECC Report 171.-

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