Detail of Frequency Band

Band 16,360 – 17,410 kHz

Part of RSUP RSUP-P/27
Service Maritime mobile
Category of assignment Primary
Non-civil utilisation Not used
Civil utilisation Primary
Notes 5.109, 5.110, 5.132, 5.145
Application MSI
Section 16,806.5 kHz
Additional information International frequencies for MSI transmission in accordance with footnote 5.132 of the RR.
Application DSC
Section 16,804.5 kHz
Additional information International distress and safety frequency using DSC mode
Application GMDSS
Section 16,695 kHz
Additional information International distress frequency for narrowband direct printing telegraphy (NBDP)
Application GMDSS
Harmonisation Appendix 17 of RR
Additional information 5.109, 5.110, 5.132 and 5.145 apply.
Future (1) The components of GMDSS system described in this part of plan will remain in the maritime mobile service as part of distress and safety communication. (2) The intensity of use of these frequencies for voice communication in the maritime mobile service is slowly decreasing. (3) The improvement of conditions for introduction and development of new digital technologies in the maritime mobile service, among others for this service in these bands by the arrangement of channels is the topic of consideration in the frame of WRC-12 agenda item 1.9.
Application SAR (communications)
Section 16,420 kHz
Additional information Distress and safety voice communications
Service Fixed
Category of assignment Secondary
Non-civil utilisation Not used
Civil utilisation Primary
Note CZ1
Section 16,420 kHz
Additional information Distress and safety radiotelephony operation.
Additional information CZ1 applies.
Application TTT
Section 7,300 – 23,000 kHz
Authorisation VO-R/10 Art. 4
Additional information Radiated power -7 dBμA/m at a distance 10 m. Railway devices of EUROLOOP system. The transmission only after reception of signal from train.
Application Active medical implants
Section 12,500 – 20,000 kHz
Harmonisation CEPT/ERC/REC 70-03
Authorisation VO-R/10 Art. 12
Additional information Magnetic field strength -7 dBμA/m at a distance 10 m in bandwidth 10 kHz, duty cycle max. 10%, transmitting indoor only.
Application Inductive applications
Harmonisations 2010/368/EU, CEPT/ERC/REC 70-03
Authorisation VO-R/10 Art. 9
Additional information Magnetic field strength max -20 dBμA/m at 10m. For detail conditions consult General Authorisation.