Switzerland and the Principality of Liechtenstein
Radio Interface Regulation

784.101.21 / RIR08081)
MSS Earth stations

MSS Earth stations
14.00 - 14.50 GHz
Aircraft Earth Stations (AES)
Edition 4.1 / 01.01.2023

Nr Parameter2)DescriptionComments
1Radiocommunication serviceMobile-satellite (Earth-to-space)-
2ApplicationAESAircraft Earth Station (AES) for the Mobile Satellite Service (MSS).
3Frequency band14.00 - 14.50 GHzRX A: 10.70 - 11.70 GHz (this band is used by the FS. MSS stations operate in this band on a non protected basis).
RX B: 12.50 - 12.75 GHz
5Modulation / Occupied bandwidth--
6Direction / Separation--
7Transmit power / Power density--
8Channel access and occupation rules--
9Authorisation regimeSwitzerland: Notification required.
Liechtenstein: No individual assignment required.
Aircraft radio equipment is listed in the 'Aircraft station license'.
Switzerland: Terminals must be 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 Lichtenstein territory that includes the use of individual customer terminals.
10Additional essential requirements--
11Frequency planning assumptionsEN 302 186ITU-R M.1643
12Planned changes--
13ReferenceEN 302 186 / ECC/DEC/(05)11 /-.Effective use of spectrum / ECC Decisions / ECC Recommendations.
14Notification numberG/TBT/N/CHE/274
15RemarksEN 301 489-20-

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