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1952 Convention | Above 30 MHz | Additional Arrangements | Special Coordination


1952 Convention on the Operation of
Certain Radio Equipment and Stations in the Other Country

Major Service Frequency Bands Date Signed Effective Date
Convention Unspecified Feb. 8, 1951  
Letters Unspecified Nov. 27, 1985-
May 14, 1986
April 5-15, 1991
May 14, 1986
April 15, 1991



Above 30 MHz Agreement The 1962 Agreement and the 1965 Revision
with Arrangements A, B, C & D and Attachments A-F to Arrangement A
(framework agreement for terrestrial services)

Major Service Frequency Bands Date Signed Effective Date
Agreement
(see amended version below for Technical Annex and Arrangements)
Above 30 MHz Oct. 24, 1962 Oct. 24, 1962
Amended Agreement-Technical Annex
including the Index and Arrangements A (general), B (certain aviation bands),
and C and D (both administered by NTIA)
Above 30 MHz June 16-24, 1965 June 24, 1965
Arrangement A
Attachments A & B
(maritime mobile)
156.2/162 MHz Jan. 9-
June 8, 1973
June 8, 1973
Arrangement A
Attachment C
(vessel traffic in Vancouver/Seattle)
156.55/156.72 MHz May 31-
Aug. 2, 1976
Aug. 2, 1976
Arrangement A
Attachment D
(West coast VHF maritime public corresp.)
156/174 MHz Nov. 18, 1983-
Feb. 20, 1984
Feb. 20, 1984
Arrangement A
Attachment E
(VHF parallel mobile public corresp. on Great Lakes/St. Lawrence Seaway
156/162 MHz    
Arrangement A
Attachment F
(East coast VHF maritime mobile public corresp.)
157.2/162.02    



Above 30 MHz Agreement Subsequent Arrangements

Major Service Frequency Bands Date Signed Effective Date
450 MHz Air-Ground
Ultra High Frequency (UHF) Air-Ground Radiotelephone Services
454.6625-454.9875 MHz and 459.6625-459.9875 MHz Aug 20, 2013 Aug 20, 2013
Arrangement E
(fixed and mobile)
406.1-430 MHz    
Arrangement F
(land mobile)
806-890 MHz Nov 2, 1993-
Jan 4, 1994
Jan 4, 1994
Arrangement G
Land Mobile (Public Safety Services)
764-776 MHz & 794-806 MHz June 15 & 20, 2005 June 20, 2005
Arrangement H
Personal Communications Service (PCS)
Letter from Canada
FCC Chairman's response
1.850-1.915 GHz & 1.920-1.995 GHz May 1 & 10, 2013 May 10, 2013
Arrangement I
Advanced Wireless Services (AWS)
Letter from Canada
FCC Chairman's response
1.710-1.755 GHz & 2.110-2.155 GHz May 1 & 10, 2013 May 10, 2013
Arrangement J
Fixed and Mobile (Except Aeronautical Mobile) Services
Letter from Canada
FCC Chairman's response
1.670-1.675 GHz May 1 & 10, 2013 May 10, 2013
Arrangement K
Telemetry Systems and Subscriber Radio Systems in The Fixed Service
Letter from Canada
FCC Chairman's response
1.427-1.432 GHz May 1 & 10, 2013 May 10, 2013
Arrangement L
Public Safety Mobile and Fixed Services
Letter from Canada
FCC Chairman's response
4.940-4.990 GHz May 1 & 10, 2013 May 10, 2013
Arrangement M
Terrestrial Stations
Letter from Canada
FCC Chairman's response
2.155-2.162 GHz & 2.500-2.690 GHz May 1 & 10, 2013 May 10, 2013
Arrangement N
Air-to-Ground Systems
Letter from Canada
FCC Chairman's response
849-851 & 894-896 MHz May 1 & 10, 2013 May 10, 2013
Arrangement Q
Land Mobile (Public Safety Services)
Letter from Canada
FCC Chairman's response
768-776 MHz & 798-806 MHz May 1 & 10, 2013 May 10, 2013
Arrangement R
Fixed and Mobile Services
Letter from Canada
FCC Chairman's response
3.650-3.700 GHz May 1 & 10, 2013 May 10, 2013
Arrangement T
Land Mobile and Fixed Railroad Communication Systems
Letter from Canada
FCC Chairman's response
160.200-161.580 MHz May 1 & 10, 2013 May 10, 2013
Arrangement U
Land Mobile Radio Services
Letter from Canada
FCC Chairman's response
896-901 MHz & 935-940 MHz Aug 20, 2013 Aug 20, 2013
Arrangement V
Terrestrial Fixed Radio Services
Letter from Canada
FCC Chairman's response
71-76 GHz, 81-86 GHz, 92-94 GHz, & 94.1-95 GHz Aug 20, 2013 Aug 20, 2013



Above 30 MHz Agreement Additional Arrangements

Major Service Frequency Bands Date Signed Effective Date
Aeronautical Mobile 128-132 MHz Sept. 27, 1977
Feb. 14, 1978
Feb. 14, 1978
Aeronautical Mobile 136-137 MHz Nov. 1, 1991
Jan. 15, 1992
Jan. 15, 1992
Aeronautical Telemetry (U.S.)
Digital Radio Broadcasting (Canada)
1453-1525 MHz
(government band)
Aug. 25-28, 1998 Aug. 28, 1998
Air-to-Ground Radio 454-459 MHz Letters dated
Aug. 6, 1970
June 24, 1971
 
Air-to-Ground Radio 849-851/894-896 MHz Aug. 18 & 28, 1992 Aug. 31, 1992
Broadband Wireless Systems 24.0-24.45/25.05-
25.25/38.6-40.0 GHz
Dec. 8 & 21, 1999 Dec. 21, 1999
Cellular Unspecified
Unspecified
824-825/845-849/869-
870/890-894 MHz
May 26, 1983
June 12, 1985
Dec. 4, 1989-
Jan. 8, 1990
Jan. 8, 1990
Fixed Services/Broadcasting Satellite Service
(BSS)
17.7-17.8 GHz Feb. 29, 1992  
Fixed and Mobile Stations 17.7-19.7/21.2-23.6 GHz Mar. 3 &
July 8, 1995
July 8, 1995
Fixed and Mobile
(Arrangement E of Above 30 MHz Agreement)
406.1-430 MHz    
Fixed Point-to-Multipoint 928-929/952-953 MHz July 24 &
Aug. 7, 1991
Sept. 2, 1991
Fixed Service
Point-to-Point and
Point-to-Multipoint
932-935/941-944 MHz Sept. 15 & 22, 1994 Sept. 22, 1994
Land Mobile
primarily Specialized Mobile Radio

(SMR)
220-222 MHz Dec. 8-21, 1999 Dec. 21, 1999
Land Mobile
East of 81 Degrees West Longitude
806-890 MHz April 11, 1986 April 11, 1986
Land Mobile
in Section 2 of Sharing Zone 1
806-890 MHz Oct. 15, 1986 &
Jan. 27, 1987
Jan. 27, 1987
Land Mobile 821-824/866-869 MHz Aug. 15 &
Sept. 17, 1990
Sept. 17, 1990
Land Mobile
(Addendum to 821-824 & 866-869 MHz Arrangement)
806-821/851-866
821-824/866-869 MHz
Dec. 9 & 10, 1994 Dec. 10, 1994
Land Mobile 896-901/935-940 MHz Aug. 15 &
Sept. 17, 1990
Sept. 17, 1990
Local Multipoint Distribution Service
(LMDS)
27.35-28.35/29.1-
29.25/31.0-31.3 GHz
Dec. 1 & 21, 2000 Dec. 21, 2000
Marine Radio Beacons 285-325 kHz April 18 &
Aug. 22 1962
Aug. 22, 1962
Mobile Telephone
in the Yukon and Northwest Territories
420-421 MHz Feb. 24 &
March 20, 1986
March 20, 1986
Paging 929-932 MHz Sept. 14, 1983
Feb. 10, 1987
April 20, 1988
July 22-
Aug. 11, 1992
Sept. 14, 1983
Feb. 10, 1987
April 20, 1988
Aug. 11, 1992
Paging-Transborder Unspecified June 25, Aug. 9
and
Aug. 20, 1971
Aug. 20, 1971
Personal Communications Service
(PCS) Broadband
1850-1990 MHz Nov. 14, 1994 Nov. 14, 1994
Personal Communications Service
(PCS) - Narrowband
901-902/930-
931/940-941 MHz
Sept. 22, 1994 Sept. 22, 1994
Land Mobile
(Public Safety Services)
764-776 MHz & 794-806 MHz June 15 & 20, 2005 June 20, 2005
Railroad Radio Frequency 160-161 MHz June 20 &
July 28, 1960
July 28, 1960
Wireless Communications Service 2305-2320 MHz
2345-2360 MHz
January 23 &
June 25, 2003
June 25, 2003
700 MHz Commercial Land Mobile Agreement with Canada 698-758 MHz,
776-788 MHz
July 13, 20 & 18, 2011 July 18, 2011



Special Coordination Procedures

Licensees Radio Service Frequency Bands Date Signed Effective Date
American Paging
Upper Can. Comm.
Personal Communications Service
PCS Narrowband
901.80625/930.625 MHz Oct. 4-12, 1995 Oct. 12, 1995
American Paging
Upper Can. Comm.
Paging 929.3375 MHz Sept. 28-
Oct. 13, 1995
Oct. 13, 1995
PageMart II
PageMart Canada
Paging 929.6625 MHz
929.7125 MHz
Nov. 10, 1995-
Jan. 22, 1996
Jan. 22, 1996
PageMart II
PageMart Canada
Personal Communications Service
(PCS) Narrowband
901.275/940.275 MHz Aug. 16-
Sept. 6, 1996
Sept. 6, 1996
Paging Network
Madison Telecom.
Paging 929.5875 MHz Oct. 28-
Nov. 7, 1996
Nov. 7, 1996
Paging Network
Madison Telecom.
Paging 929.2875 MHz Dec. 5, 1996-
Jan. 10, 1997
Jan. 10, 1997
Airtouch
Northstar
Paging 929.4125 MHz
929.4875 MHz
Jan. 16, 1998 Jan. 16, 1998
Nextel
TELE-MOBILE
Land Mobile 806-821/851-866 MHz
(numerous channels)
Oct. 17 & 26,
2001
May 14, 1998
Skytel Corp.
DATATRAIL
Personal Communications Service
(PCS) Narrowband
901.225/940.225 MHz Nov. 22, 2002
May 1, 2003
May 1, 2003
Sensus Spectrum, LLC/Paging Network of Canada, Inc Paging 901.175/940.175 MHz Feb. 23, 2011 Feb. 23, 2011




last reviewed/updated on Wednesday, 06-Aug-14 14:41:28 


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