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RRS-13-Africa Pre-seminar web tutorial


The ITU Radiocommunication Bureau intends to perform a yearly cycle of Regional Radiocommunication Seminars, to be held on the different regions worldwide, which will deal with the use of the radio-frequency spectrum and the satellite orbits, and, in particular, with the application of the provisions of the ITU Radio Regulations.


This tutorial with the most basic concepts about ITU and ITU-R structures and functions, including Study Groups and BR Departments, and ITU basic texts, mainly focuses on the Radio Regulations (RR) and their associated Rules of Procedure (RoP).

A good understanding of the pre-seminar web tutorial concepts is required to be able to actively participate in the Seminar.

Online Tutorial

  1. Sectrum management Fundamentals

    A quick overview of the Radio Spectrum, users of the resource, trends and challenges, major functions of spectrum management, benefits of efficient/effective spectrum management and aspects of "National Spectrum Management"

  2. ITU and ITU-R fundamentals

    The ITU’s role and the Radiocommunication Sector (ITU-R); how they play a vital role in the global management of the radio-frequency spectrum and satellite orbits.

  3. ITU structure

    The ITU structure and how it ensures the rational, equitable, efficient and economical use of the radio-frequency spectrum by all radiocommunication services, including those using satellite orbits.

  4. Radio Regulations Board

    Its history, relevant provisions of Constitution, convention & Radio Regulations, functions and objectives, highlights of the present board's activities.

  5. WRC-12

    Overview of the preparations, structure, regulatory issues and ITU-R Studies for WRC-15 on IMT.

  6. WRC-15

    Its purpose, overview of the preparations, timetable, information on regional workshops, agenda items.

  7. ITU-R Study Groups

    Overview on ITU-R Study Groups that develop the technical bases for decisions taken at World Radiocommunication Conferences and develop global standards (Recommendations), Reports and Handbooks on radiocommunication matters.

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