JTG5-6 - Joint Task Group 5-6: Completion of the work
Joint Task Group 5-6 (JTG 5-6), under the chairmanship of Dr. Alexandre Kholod (Switzerland), was established to carry out preparatory studies on WRC-12 Agenda item 1.17 in accordance with Resolution 749 (WRC-07). Under this agenda item, the ITU-R was requested to carry out sharing studies between the mobile service and other services in the band 790-862 MHz in Regions 1 and 3 to ensure the adequate protection of services to which this frequency band is allocated, taking into account the most recent characteristics for the services concerned.
JTG 5-6 met five times between May 2008 and May 2010 and successfully completed its work. High attendance at meetings (up to 180 participants) showed the importance Administrations and Sector Members attached to the work of JTG 5-6. About 180 input contributions were submitted for consideration by JTG 5-6.
In accordance with its terms of reference established by CPM11-1, JTG 5-6 prepared the draft CPM text for Agenda item 1.17, which will be considered by the Special Committee and the Conference Preparatory Meeting in 2011.
The Chairman’s report from the final meeting of JTG 5-6 (April 30 – May 7, 2010) can be found in Document 5-6/180 and contains the protection criteria, methodologies to assess interference, and the studies carried out under this agenda item.