Land mobile-satellite service

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Land mobile-satellite service (short: LMSS; also: Land mobile-satellite radiocommunication service') is – according to Article 1.27 of the International Telecommunication Union's (ITU) Radio Regulations (RR)[1] – defined as «A mobile-satellite service in which mobile earth stations are located on land.»

See also


Variations of this radiocommunication service in line to the ITU Radio Regulations article 1 are as follows :
Mobile service (article 1.24)

Frequency allocation[edit]

The allocation of radio frequencies is provided according to Article 5 of the ITU Radio Regulations (edition 2012).[2]

In order to improve harmonisation in spectrum utilisation, the majority of service-allocations stipulated in this document were incorporated in national Tables of Frequency Allocations and Utilisations which is with-in the responsibility of the appropriate national administration. The allocation might be primary, secondary, exclusive, and shared.

  • primary allocation: is indicated by writing in capital letters
  • secondary allocation: is indicated by small letters (see example below)
  • exclusive or shared utilization: is within the responsibility of administrations

References / sources[edit]

  1. ^ ITU Radio Regulations, Section IV. Radio Stations and Systems – Article 1.27, definition: land mobile-satzellite service / land mobile/satellite radiocommunication service
  2. ^ ITU Radio Regulations, CHAPTER II – Frequencies, ARTICLE 5 Frequency allocations, Section IV – Table of Frequency Allocations