Allocations

 
U.S. Non-Federal-Government Allocations
15.7 - 17.2 GHz
Radiolocation


U.S. Federal Government Allocations
15.7 - 16.6 GHz
RADIOLOCATION G59


ITU Region 1 Allocations
15.7 - 16.6 GHz
RADIOLOCATION


ITU Region 2 Allocations
15.7 - 16.6 GHz
RADIOLOCATION


ITU Region 3 Allocations
15.7 - 16.6 GHz
RADIOLOCATION


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Footnotes


5.512 Additional allocation: in Algeria, Angola, Saudi Arabia, Austria, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Brunei Darussalam, Cameroon, Congo (Rep. of the), Costa Rica, Egypt, El Salvador, the United Arab Emirates, Eritrea, Finland, Guatemala, India, Indonesia, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Malaysia, Mali, Morocco, Mauritania, Montenegro, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, Syrian Arab Republic, the Dem. Rep. of the Congo, Serbia, Singapore, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania, Chad, Togo and Yemen, the band 15.7-17.3 GHz is also allocated to the fixed and mobile services on a primary basis. (WRC-12)

5.513 Additional allocation: in Israel, the band 15.7-17.3 GHz is also allocated to the fixed and mobile services on a primary basis. These services shall not claim protection from or cause harmful interference to services operating in accordance with the Table in countries other than those included in No. 5.512.

G59 In the bands 902-928 MHz, 3100-3300 MHz, 3500-3650 MHz, 5250-5350 MHz, 8500-9000 MHz, 9200-9300 MHz, 13.4-14.0 GHz, 15.7-17.7 GHz and 24.05-24.25 GHz, all Federal non-military radiolocation shall be secondary to military radiolocation, except in the sub-band 15.7-16.2 GHz airport surface detection equipment (ASDE) is permitted on a co-equal basis subject to coordination with the military departments.

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Airport Surface Detection Radars (ASDE-3)
Possible new FSS allocations, 2015 World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-15) Agenda Item 1.6


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Engineering Data

Lower Frequency Center Frequency Upper Frequency
Frequency 15.7 GHz 16.45 GHz 17.2 GHz
Wavelength 1.9 cm 1.8 cm 1.7 cm
Band designator(s) SHF; Ku-band (IEEE) SHF; Ku-band (IEEE) SHF; Ku-band (IEEE)
Isotropic collecting area 0.3 cm2 0.3 cm2 0.2 cm2
Free space loss (1 m) 56.4 dB 56.8 dB 56.9 dB
Free space loss (1 km) 116.4 dB 116.8 dB 116.9 dB
Free space loss (10 km) 136.4 dB 136.8 dB 136.9 dB
Free space loss (100 km) 156.4 dB 156.8 dB 156.9 dB
Free space loss (1000 km) 176.4 dB 176.8 dB 176.9 dB
Free space loss
(35,786 km = GEO orbit)
207.4 dB 207.8 dB 207.9 dB
Free space loss (378,370 km = Moon) 227.9 dB 228.3 dB 228.4 dB