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International monitoring

Article 16 of the Radio Regulations (RR) contains the provisions related to the International Monitoring System (IMS). The IMS comprises monitoring stations and centralizing offices voluntarily designated by administrations. 
Provision No. 3.14 of the RR stipulates that: “to ensure compliance with these Regulations, administrations shall arrange for frequent checks to be made of the emissions of stations under their jurisdiction. For this purpose, they shall use the means indicated in Article 16, if required…”.
ITU Members shall cooperate in order to continue the development of the IMS in accordance with ITU-R Resolution 23-2 (2012) "Extension of the International Monitoring System to a worldwide scale".

Handbook on Spectrum Monitoring developed by ITU-R WP1C is available for online access free of charge for TIES users. 

List of International Monitoring Stations (List VIII)

​List VIII contains particulars of monitoring stations participating in international monitoring, together with the addresses of the centralizing offices. It includes information about the measurements that each monitoring station is able to perform. More...