Allocations

 
U.S. Non-Federal-Government Allocations
775 - 788 MHz
FIXED
MOBILE
BROADCASTING

Relevant FCC Auctions:
Auction 25 (Closed Broadcast), $57,820,350
Auction 28 (Broadcast), $1,210,000
Auction 31 (Upper 700 MHz Band), $0
Auction 33 (Upper 700 MHz Guard Bands), $519,892,575
Auction 38 (Upper 700 MHz Guard Bands), $20,961,500
Auction 54 (Closed Broadcast), $4,657,600
Auction 64 (Full Power Television Station Construction Permits), $23,367,850
Auction 73 (700 MHz Band), $18,957,582,150
Auction 81 (Low Power Television (LPTV)), $834,600
Auction 85 (Low Power Television (LPTV)), $134,725
 Total net auction bids: $19,586,461,350

U.S. Federal Government Allocations
775 - 788 MHz


ITU Region 1 Allocations
470 - 790 MHz
BROADCASTING


ITU Region 2 Allocations
698 - 806 MHz
MOBILE 5.313B 5.317A
BROADCASTING
Fixed


ITU Region 3 Allocations
610 - 890 MHz
FIXED
MOBILE 5.313A 5.317A
BROADCASTING


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Footnotes


5.149 In making assignments to stations of other services to which the bands:

13360-13410 kHz,22.81-22.86 GHz,
25550-25670 kHz,23.07-23.12 GHz,
37.5-38.25 MHz,31.2-31.3 GHz,
73-74.6 MHz31.5-31.8 GHz
  in Regions 1 and 3,  in Regions 1 and 3,
150.05-153 MHz36.43-36.5 GHz,
  in Region 1,42.5-43.5 GHz,
322-328.6 MHz,48.94-49.04 GHz,
406.1-410 MHz,76-86 GHz,
608-614 MHz in92-94 GHz,
  Regions 1 and 3,94.1-100 GHz,
1330-1400 MHz,102-109.5 GHz,
1610.6-1613.8 MHz,111.8-114.25 GHz,
1660-1670 MHz,128.33-128.59 GHz,
1718.8-1722.2 MHz,129.23-129.49 GHz,
2655-2690 MHz,130-134 GHz,
3260-3267 MHz,136-148.5 GHz,
3332-3339 MHz,151.5-158.5 GHz,
3345.8-3352.5 MHz,168.59-168.93 GHz,
4825-4835 MHz,171.11-171.45 GHz,
4950-4990 MHz,172.31-172.65 GHz,
4990-5000 MHz,173.52-173.85 GHz,
6650-6675.2 MHz,195.75-196.15 GHz,
10.6-10.68 GHz,209-226 GHz,
14.47-14.5 GHz,241-250 GHz,
22.01-22.21 GHz,252-275 GHz
22.21-22.5 GHz,

are allocated, administrations are urged to take all practicable steps to protect the radio astronomy service from harmful interference. Emissions from spaceborne or airborne stations can be particularly serious sources of interference to the radio astronomy service (see Nos. 4.5 and 4.6 and Article 29). (WRC-07)

5.291A Additional allocation: in Germany, Austria, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Netherlands, the Czech Rep. and Switzerland, the band 470-494 MHz is also allocated to the radiolocation service on a secondary basis. This use is limited to the operation of wind profiler radars in accordance with Resolution 217 (WRC-97).

5.293 Different category of service: in Canada, Chile, Cuba, the United States, Guyana, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Panama and Peru, the allocation of the bands 470-512 MHz and 614-806 MHz to the fixed service is on a primary basis (see No. 5.33), subject to agreement obtained under No. 9.21. In Canada, Chile, Cuba, the United States, Guyana, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Panama and Peru, the allocation of the bands 470-512 MHz and 614-698 MHz to the mobile service is on a primary basis (see No. 5.33), subject to agreement obtained under No. 9.21. In Argentina and Ecuador, the allocation of the band 470-512 MHz to the fixed and mobile services is on a primary basis (see No. 5.33), subject to agreement obtained under No. 9.21. (WRC-12)

5.294 Additional allocation: in Saudi Arabia, Cameroon, Côte d'Ivoire, Egypt, Ethiopia, Israel, Kenya, Libya, the Syrian Arab Republic, South Sudan, Chad and Yemen, the band 470-582 MHz is also allocated to the fixed service on a secondary basis. (WRC-12)

5.296 Additional allocation: in Albania, Germany, Saudi Arabia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Benin, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Congo (Rep. of the), Côte d'Ivoire, Croatia, Denmark, Djibouti, Egypt, United Arab Emirates, Spain, Estonia, Finland, France, Gabon, Ghana, Iraq, Ireland, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Kuwait, Latvia, The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mali, Malta, Morocco, Moldova, Monaco, Niger, Norway, Oman, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, the Syrian Arab Republic, Slovakia, the Czech Republic, the United Kingdom, Sudan, Sweden, Switzerland, Swaziland, Chad, Togo, Tunisia and Turkey, the band 470-790 MHz, and in Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe, the band 470-698 MHz are also allocated on a secondary basis to the land mobile service, intended for applications ancillary to broadcasting. Stations of the land mobile service in the countries listed in this footnote shall not cause harmful interference to existing or planned stations operating in accordance with the Table in countries other than those listed in this footnote.

5.300 Additional allocation: in Saudi Arabia, Cameroon, Egypt, United Arab Emirates, Israel, Jordan, Libya, Oman, Qatar, the Syrian Arab Republic, Sudan and South Sudan, the band 582-790 MHz is also allocated to the fixed and mobile, except aeronautical mobile, services on a secondary basis. (WRC-12)

5.304 Additional allocation: in the African Broadcasting Area (see Nos. 5.10 to 5.13), the band 606-614 MHz is also allocated to the radio astronomy service on a primary basis.

5.305 Additional allocation: in China, the band 606-614 MHz is also allocated to the radio astronomy service on a primary basis.

5.306 Additional allocation: in Region 1, except in the African Broadcasting Area (see Nos. 5.10 to 5.13), and in Region 3, the band 608-614 MHz is also allocated to the radio astronomy service on a secondary basis.

5.307 Additional allocation: in India, the band 608-614 MHz is also allocated to the radio astronomy service on a primary basis.

5.309 Different category of service: in Costa Rica, El Salvador and Honduras, the allocation of the band 614-806 MHz to the fixed service is on a primary basis (see No. 5.33), subject to agreement obtained under No. 9.21.

5.311A For the frequency band 620-790 MHz, see also Resolution 549 (WRC-07). (WRC-07)

5.312 Additional allocation: in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, the Russian Federation, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Ukraine, the band 645-862 MHz, in Bulgaria the bands 646-686 MHz, 726-758 MHz, 766-814 MHz and 822-862 MHz, in Romania the band 830-862 MHz, and in Poland, the band 830-860 MHz until 31 December 2012 and the band 860-862 MHz until 31 December 2017, are also allocated to the aeronautical radionavigation service on a primary basis. (WRC-12)

5.312A In Region 1, the use of the band 694-790 MHz by the mobile, except aeronautical mobile, service is subject to the provisions of Resolution 232 (WRC-12). See also Resolution 224 (Rev.WRC-12). (WRC-12)

5.313A The band, or portions of the band 698-790 MHz, in Bangladesh, China, Korea (Rep. of), India, Japan, New Zealand, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines and Singapore are identified for use by these administrations wishing to implement International Mobile Telecommunications (IMT). This identification does not preclude the use of these bands by any application of the services to which they are allocated and does not establish priority in the Radio Regulations. In China, the use of IMT in this band will not start until 2015. (WRC-12)

5.313B Different category of service: in Brazil, the allocation of the band 698-806 MHz to the mobile service is on a secondary basis (see No. 5.32). (WRC-07)

5.317A Those parts of the band 698-960 MHz in Region 2 and the band 790-960 MHz in Regions 1 and 3 which are allocated to the mobile service on a primary basis are identified for use by administrations wishing to implement International Mobile Telecommunications (IMT) – see Resolutions 224 (Rev.WRC-12) and 749 (Rev.WRC-12), as appropriate. This identification does not preclude the use of these bands by any application of the services to which they are allocated and does not establish priority in the Radio Regulations. (WRC-12)

5.320 Additional allocation: in Region 3, the bands 806-890 MHz and 942-960 MHz are also allocated to the mobile-satellite, except aeronautical mobile-satellite (R), service on a primary basis, subject to agreement obtained under No. 9.21. The use of this service is limited to operation within national boundaries. In seeking such agreement, appropriate protection shall be afforded to services operating in accordance with the Table, to ensure that no harmful interference is caused to such services.

NG159 In the band 698-806 MHz, stations authorized under 47 CFR part 74, subparts E, F, and G may continue to operate indefinitely on a secondary basis to all other stations operating in that band.


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Engineering Data

Lower Frequency Center Frequency Upper Frequency
Frequency 470 MHz 680 MHz 890 MHz
Wavelength 63.8 cm 44.1 cm 33.7 cm
Band designator(s) UHF UHF UHF
Isotropic collecting area 323.8 cm2 154.7 cm2 90.3 cm2
Free space loss (1 m) 28.2 dB 29.1 dB 31.4 dB
Free space loss (1 km) 88.2 dB 89.1 dB 91.4 dB
Free space loss (10 km) 108.2 dB 109.1 dB 111.4 dB
Free space loss (100 km) 128.2 dB 129.1 dB 131.4 dB
Free space loss (1000 km) 148.2 dB 149.1 dB 151.4 dB
Free space loss
(35,786 km = GEO orbit)
179.2 dB 180.2 dB 182.5 dB
Free space loss (378,370 km = Moon) 199.7 dB 200.7 dB 203.0 dB