Allocations

 
U.S. Non-Federal-Government Allocations
15.8 - 16.36 MHz
FIXED


U.S. Federal Government Allocations
15.8 - 16.36 MHz
FIXED


ITU Region 1 Allocations
16.1 - 16.2 MHz
FIXED
Radiolocation 5.145A


ITU Region 2 Allocations
16.1 - 16.2 MHz
FIXED
RADIOLOCATION 5.145A


ITU Region 3 Allocations
16.1 - 16.2 MHz
FIXED
Radiolocation 5.145A


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Footnotes


5.145A Stations in the radiolocation service shall not cause harmful interference to, or claim protection from, stations operating in the fixed service. Applications of the radiolocation service are limited to oceanographic radars operating in accordance with Resolution 612 (Rev.WRC-12). (WRC-12)

5.145B Alternative allocation: in Armenia, Austria, Belarus, Moldova, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan, the frequency bands 9305-9355 kHz and 16100-16200 kHz are allocated to the fixed service on a primary basis. (WRC-12)

US340 The band 2-30 MHz is available on a non-interference basis to Federal and non-Federal maritime and aeronautical stations for the purposes of measuring the quality of reception on radio channels. See 47 CFR 87.149 for the list of protected frequencies and bands within this frequency range. Actual communications shall be limited to those frequencies specifically allocated to the maritime mobile and aeronautical mobile services.

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Shortwave Broadcasting
Ocean Radar (WRC-2012)
Access Broadband over Power Line (Access BPL)


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Engineering Data

Lower Frequency Center Frequency Upper Frequency
Frequency 15800 kHz 16080 kHz 16360 kHz
Wavelength 19.0 m 18.6 m 18.3 m
Band designator(s) HF HF HF
Isotropic collecting area 28.6 m2 27.7 m2 26.7 m2
Free space loss (1 m) N/A (near field) N/A (near field) N/A (near field)
Free space loss (1 km) 56.6 dB 56.6 dB 56.6 dB
Free space loss (10 km) 76.6 dB 76.6 dB 76.6 dB
Free space loss (100 km) 96.6 dB 96.6 dB 96.6 dB
Free space loss (1000 km) 116.6 dB 116.6 dB 116.6 dB
Free space loss
(35,786 km = GEO orbit)
147.7 dB 147.6 dB 147.7 dB
Free space loss (378,370 km = Moon) 168.1 dB 168.1 dB 168.2 dB