According to the ITU Constitution (CS 84A) and Convention (CV 160A-160H), the Radiocommunication Advisory Group (RAG) is tasked to:
- review the priorities and strategies adopted in the Sector;
- provide guidance for the work of the Study Groups
- recommend measures to foster cooperation and coordination with other organizations and with the other ITU Sectors.
The RAG provides advice on these matters to the Director of the Radiocommunication Bureau. Radiocommunication Assemblies may refer specific matters within its competence to RAG (CV 137A). The matters assigned to RAG by RA-03 are specified in Resolution ITU-R 52.
The RAG Chairman and Vice-Chairmen were elected by the Radiocommunication Assembly.