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List V - List of Ship Stations and Maritime Mobile Service Identity Assignments

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2020  New!   Publication Notice with Order Form

The List of Ship Stations and Maritime Mobile Service Identity Assignments (List V) is a service publication prepared and issued, once a year, by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), in accordance with provision no. 20.8 of the Radio Regulations (RR). As stipulated in Appendix 16 to the RR, this List shall be provided to all ship stations for which a Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) installation is required by international agreement.

Now available as of mid-June 2020, with potential delivery delays due to Covid-19 measures. Note: This title exists in CD format only, no book/hard-copy forrmat. End-users should register their official CD by scanning their unique QR code.

Available inCD/DVD  
Other editions:   2019   2018  
 
BR International Frequency Information Circular (BR IFIC) - Terrestrial Services

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2020   Publication Notice with Order Form

The BR International Frequency Information Circular (BR IFIC) Terrestrial Services is a consolidated regulatory publication issued once every two weeks by the Radiocommunication Bureau, pursuant to the Radio Regulations (Nos. 20.1 to 20.6 and No. 20.15) and various regional agreements. It contains information on the frequency assignments/allotments submitted by administrations to the Radiocommunication Bureau for recording in the Master International Frequency Register and in the various regional or worldwide Plans.The information published corresponds to the recorded assignments/allotments as well as the notifications in process. The BR IFIC may be consulted directly from the DVD-ROM without installing the data and software (some 4 GB). The BR IFIC contains the query software TerRaQ, the program TerRaNotices for creation and validation of electronic notices, the program TerRaNV for validation of electronic notice files generated by administrations, and the Preface in PDF format. The BR IFIC (Space Services) DVD-ROM is published at the same time.

NOTE: As of edition 2917 of 31 March, while the ISO version of each IFIC will continue to appear below, the production of the physical DVD will be postponed until further notice.

For ISO copy access, each Administration and each paying subscriber has been invited to assign one (1) designated user, per DVD subscription, for free online access. Once the DVD production has resumed, back-issues will be dispatched. Otherwise, online access to the ISO copy of each DVD is available for separate purchase. Please see the current "Publication Notice" (below) for more information on annual subscriptions.

Please contact via email sales@itu.int if any questions on assignment of designated user.

Available inCD/DVD   electronic file
Other editions:   2019   2018   2017   2016   2015  
 
Final Acts WRC-19
The Final Acts WRC-19 constitute a record of the decisions taken at the World Radiocommunication Conference 2019 (WRC-2019) that comprises both the new and revised provisions of the Radio Regulations, including all Appendices, and the new and revised Resolutions and Recommendations approved by the Conference.
2019  New!   Publication Notice with Order Form

The Final Acts WRC-19 constitute a record of the decisions taken at the World Radiocommunication Conference 2019 (WRC-19) that comprises both the new and revised provisions of the Radio Regulations, including all Appendices, and the new and revised Resolutions and Recommendations approved by the Conference. Statements made by Member States at the time of signing the Final Acts are also included.

Availability: 31 March 2020. Soft copies are free of charge; hard copies available to order.

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List IV - List of Coast Stations and Special Service Stations

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2019   Publication Notice with Order Form

List IV contains important information for the mariner in relation to radiocommunications, including the GMDSS (Global Maritime Distress and Safety System). Detailed information such as the frequencies for transmitting and receiving, in addition to geographical coordinates, is provided for maritime coast radio stations, including those assuming watch-keeping using digital selective calling (DSC) techniques and radiotelephony. List IV also supplies details of additional services such as medical advice, navigational and meteorological warnings, MSI (Maritime Safety Information), AIS (Automatic Identification System), meteorological bulletins and radio time signals, along with the hours of service and operational frequencies, information on port stations, pilot stations, coast Earth stations, VTS stations, contact information of RCC (Rescue Coordination Centers), SAR agencies, Navarea coordinators and AtoNs (AIS Aids to Navigation).

As stipulated in Appendix 16 to the RR, this List shall be provided to all ship stations for which a Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) installation is required by international agreement.

Now available as of 15 December 2019. Note: This title exists in CD format only, no book/hard-copy forrmat. End-users should register their official CD by scanning their unique QR code.

Available inCD/DVD  
Other editions:   2017   2015  
 
BR International Frequency Information Circular (BR IFIC) - Space Service

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2020   Publication Notice with Order Form

BR IFIC Space Services is a service publication published every two weeks by the Radiocommunication Bureau in accordance with provision Nos. 20.1-20.6 and No. 20.15 of the Radio Regulations. It contains information on the frequency assignments to space stations, Earth stations or radioastronomy stations submitted by administrations to the Radiocommunication Bureau for recording in the Master International Frequency Register, as well as those that are submitted under the relevant provisions of the Radio Regulations or that are subject to the Appendices 30, 30A and 30B Plans. The information published corresponds to the recorded assignments as well as the notifications still being processed. The SRS database formerly sold separately is now available only in this DVD-ROM. The BR IFIC (Terrestrial Services) DVD-ROM is published at the same time. For additional support and information, please see the BR support page at http://www.itu.int/ITU-R/go/space-brific/en.

NOTE: As of edition 2917 of 31 March, while the ISO version of each IFIC will continue to appear below, the production of the physical DVD will be postponed until further notice.

For ISO copy access, each Administration and each paying subscriber has been invited to assign one (1) designated user, per DVD subscription, for free online access. Once the DVD production has resumed, copies will be dispatched. Otherwise, online access to the ISO copy of each DVD is available for separate purchase. Please see the current "Publication Notice" (below) for more information on annual subscriptions.

Some helpful guidelines on downloading the ISO copy can be found here. Please contact via email sales@itu.int if any questions on assignment of designated user.

Available inCD/DVD   electronic file
Other editions:   2019   2018   2017   2016   2015   Edition of 2014