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Frequency Bands Major Service Date Signed Effective Date
285-325 kHz Marine Radio Beacons April 18 &
Aug. 22, 1962
Aug. 22, 1962
535-1605 kHz AM Radio Jan. 17, 1984 Jan. 17, 1984
1605-1705 kHz AM Radio Dec. 28, 1990
Feb. 28, 1991
Feb. 28, 1991
Above 30 MHz Above 30 MHz Agreement
(framework agreement for terrestrial services)
Text
Oct. 24, 1962 Oct. 24, 1962
Above 30 MHz Above 30 MHz Agreement, as Amended
Technical Annex,
including the Index and
Arrangements A (general)
B (certain aviation bands) and
C and D (both administered by NTIA)
June 16 & 24, 1965 June 24, 1965
54-72 &
76-88 MHz
Digital Television (DTV)
Television (Analog)
VHF & UHF
Sept. 12-22, 2000
Nov. 3, 1993-
Jan. 5, 1994
Sept. 22, 2000
Jan. 5, 1994
88-108 MHz FM Radio
FM Amendment
Feb. 25, 1991,
amended July 9, 1997
Feb. 25, 1991
July 9, 1997
128-132 MHz Aeronautical Mobile Sept. 27, 1977
Feb. 14, 1978
Feb. 14, 1978
136-137 MHz Aeronautical Mobile Nov. 1, 1991
Jan. 15, 1992
Jan. 15, 1992
160.200-161.580 MHz Arrangement T
Land Mobile and Fixed Railroad Communication Systems
Letter from Canada
FCC Chairman's response
May 1 & 10, 2013 May 10, 2013
156/162 MHz Attachment E to Arrangement A
of Above 30 MHz Agreement
(VHF parallel mobile public corresp.
on Great Lakes/St. Lawrence Seaway)
   
156/174 MHz Attachment D to Arrangement A
of Above 30 MHz Agreement
(West coast VHF maritime public corresp.)
Nov. 18, 1983
Feb. 20, 1984
Feb. 20, 1984
156.2/162 MHz Attachments A & B to Arrangement A
of Above 30 MHz Agreement
(maritime mobile)
Jan. 9 &
June 8, 1973
June 8, 1973
156.55/156.72 MHz Attachment C to Arrangement A
of Above 30 MHz Agreement
(vessel traffic in Vancouver/Seattle)
May 31 &
Aug. 2, 1976
Aug. 2, 1976
157.2/162.02 MHz Attachment F to Arrangement A
of Above 30 MHz Agreement
(East coast VHF maritime mobile public corresp.)
   
160-161 MHz Railroad Radio Frequency June 20 &
July 28, 1960
July 28, 1960
174-216 MHz Digital Television (DTV)
Television (Analog)
VHF & UHF
Sept. 12-22, 2000
Nov. 3, 1993-
Jan. 5, 1994
Sept. 22, 2000
Jan. 5, 1994
220-222 MHz Land Mobile
primarily Specialized Mobile Radio
(SMR)
Dec. 8 & 21, 1999 Dec. 21, 1999
406.1-430 MHz Arrangement E of Above 30 MHz Agreement
(fixed and mobile)
   
420-421 MHz Mobile Telephone in the Yukon
and Northwest Territories
Feb. 24, 1986
March 20, 1986
March 20, 1986
454-459 MHz Air-to-Ground Radio Letters dated
Aug. 6, 1970 through
June 24, 1971
 
454.6625-454.9875 MHz and 459.6625-459.9875 MHz Ultra High Frequency (UHF) Air-Ground Radiotelephone Services Aug 20, 2013 Aug 20, 2013
470-806 MHz

470-806 MHz
764-770 MHz & 794-800 MHz
Television (Analog)

Digital Television (DTV LOU)
Digital Television (Amends DTV LOU)
Nov. 3, 1993 &
Jan. 5, 1994
Sept. 12 & 22, 2000
Sept. 28 & Oct 7, 2004
Jan. 5, 1994

Sept. 22, 2000
Oct. 7, 2004
764-776 MHz & 794-806 MHz Land Mobile
(Public Safety Services)
June 15 & 20, 2005 June 20, 2005
768-776 MHz & 798-806 MHz Arrangement Q
Land Mobile (Public Safety Services)
Letter from Canada
FCC Chairman's response
May 1 & 10, 2013 May 10, 2013
806-890 MHz Technical Annex-Arrangement F
(land mobile)
Nov 2, 1993
Jan 4, 1994
Jan 4, 1994
806-890 MHz Land Mobile
East of 81 Degrees West Longitude
April 11, 1986 April 11, 1986
806-890 MHz Land Mobile
in Section 2 of Sharing Zone 1
Oct. 15, 1986
Jan. 27, 1987
Jan. 27, 1987
806-849/
851-894 MHz
Arrangements F and S July 18, 2011
Aug. 1, 2011
Aug. 1, 2011
806-821/851-866
821-824 & 866-869 MHz
Land Mobile
(Addendum to 821-824 & 866-869 MHz Arrangement)
Dec. 9 & 10, 1994 Dec. 10, 1994
824-825/
845-849/
869-870/
890-894 MHz
Cellular May 26, 1983
June 12, 1985
Dec. 4-
Jan. 8, 1990
Jan. 8, 1990
849-851/
894-896 MHz
Air-to-Ground Radio Aug. 18 & 28, 1992 Aug. 31, 1992
849-851 MHz & 894-896 MHz Arrangement N
Air-to-Ground Systems
Letter from Canada
FCC Chairman's response
May 1 & 10, 2013 May 10, 2013
896-901/
935-940 MHz
Land Mobile Aug. 15 &
Sept. 17, 1990
Sept. 17, 1990
896-901/
935-940 MHz
Land Mobile Radio Services Aug 20, 2013 Aug 20, 2013
901-902/
930-931/
940-941 MHz
Personal Communications Service
(PCS) – Narrowband
Sept. 22, 1994 Sept. 22, 1994
928-929/
952-953 MHz
Fixed Point-to-Multipoint July 24 &
Aug. 7, 1991
Sept. 2, 1991
929-932 MHz Paging Sept. 14, 1983
Feb. 10, 1987
Apr. 20, 1988
July 22-
Aug. 11, 1992
Sept. 14, 1983
Feb. 10, 1987
April 20, 1988
Aug. 11, 1992
932-935/
941-944 MHz
Fixed Services –
Point-to- Point and Point-to-Multipoint
Sept. 15 & 22, 1994 Sept. 22, 1994
1427-1432 MHz Arrangement K
Telemetry Systems and Subscriber Radio Systems in The Fixed Service
Letter from Canada
FCC Chairman's response
May 1 & 10, 2013 May 10, 2013
1452-1492 MHz Terrestrial Digital Radio Broadcasting
(T-DRB) (Canadian)
Aug. 25 & 28, 1998 Aug. 28, 1998
1610-1626.5 MHz Cross Border Roaming April 17 &
May 7, 1991
May 7, 1991
1670-1675 Arrangement J
Fixed and Mobile (Except Aeronautical Mobile) Services
Letter from Canada
FCC Chairman's response
May 1 & 10, 2013 May 10, 2013
1710-1755 MHz & 2110-2155 MHz Arrangement I
Advanced Wireless Services (AWS)
Letter from Canada
FCC Chairman's response
May 1 & 10, 2013 May 10, 2013
1850-1990 MHz Personal Communications Service
(PCS) – Broadband
Nov. 14, 1994 Nov. 14, 1994
1850-1915 MHz & 1920-1995 MHz Arrangement H
Personal Communications Service (PCS)
Letter from Canada
FCC Chairman's response
May 1 & 10, 2013 May 10, 2013
2155-2162 MHz & 2500-2690 MHz Arrangement M
Terrestrial Stations
Letter from Canada
FCC Chairman's response
May 1 & 10, 2013 May 10, 2013
2305-2320 MHz
2345-2360 MHz
Wireless Communications Service January 23,
June 25, 2003
June 25, 2003
2320-2345 MHz Satellite Digital Audio Radio Service
(S-DARS) (U.S.)
Aug. 25 & 28, 1998 Aug. 28, 1998
2483.5-2500 MHz Cross Border Roaming April 17 &
May 7, 1991
May 7, 1991
3650-3700 MHz Arrangement R
Fixed and Mobile Services
Letter from Canada
FCC Chairman's response
May 1 & 10, 2013 May 10, 2013
3700-4200 MHz Geostationary Orbit
(GSO) (Trilateral)
Cross Border Roaming
1988
April 17 &
May 7, 1991
May 7, 1991
4940-4990 MHz Arrangement L
Public Safety Mobile and Fixed Services
Letter from Canada
FCC Chairman's response
May 1 & 10, 2013 May 10, 2013
5925-6425 MHz Geostationary Orbit
(GSO) (Trilateral)
1988  
11.7-12.2 GHz Geostationary Orbit
(GSO) (Trilateral)
Cross Border Roaming
1988
April 17 &
May 7, 1991
May 7, 1991
14.0-14.5 GHz Geostationary Orbit
(GSO) (Trilateral)
Cross Border Roaming
1988
April 17 &
May 7, 1991
May 7, 1991
17.7-17.8 GHz Fixed Services/
Broadcasting Satellite Service

(BSS)
Feb. 29, 1992  
17.7-19.7/
21.2-23.6 GHz
Fixed and Mobile Stations Mar. 3 &
July 8, 1995
July 8, 1995
24.0-24.45/
25.05-25.25 GHz
Broadband Wireless Systems Dec. 8-21, 1999 Dec. 21, 1999
27.35-28.35/
29.1-29.25/
31.0-31.3 GHz
Local Multipoint Distribution Service
(LMDS)
Dec. 1 & 21, 2000 Dec. 21, 2000
38.6-40.0 GHz Broadband Wireless Systems Dec. 8 & 21, 1999 Dec. 21, 1999
71-76 GHz/
81-86 GHz /
92-94 GHz /
94.1-95 GHz
Terrestrial Fixed Radio Services Aug 20, 2013 Aug 20, 2013
Paging Paging-Transborder June 25, Aug. 9,
and Aug. 20, 1971
Aug. 20, 1971
Satellite News Gathering Frequencies Satellite News Gathering
(SNG)
Aug. 7 & 10, 1992 Aug. 10, 1992
Unspecified 1952 Convention on
the Operation of Certain Radio Equipment
and Stations in the Other Country
Feb. 8, 1951  
Unspecified Letters Concerning
1952 Convention
on the Operation of
Certain Radio Equipment
and Stations in the Other Country
Nov. 27, 1985-
May 14,1986
April 5-15, 1991
May 14, 1986
April 15, 1991


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