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ITU-R Publications constitute an essential reference source for all those wishing to remain abreast of the rapid and complex changes occurring in the world of international radiocommunications, such as government agencies, public and private telecommunication operators, manufacturers, scientific or industrial bodies, international organizations, consultancies, universities, technical institutions, etc.

Recent ITU-R Publications:

Radio Regulations, Edition of 2008

The Radio Regulations incorporates the decisions of the World Radiocommunication Conferences, including all Appendices, Resolutions, Recommendations and ITU-R Recommendations incorporated by reference.

WRC-07 Final Acts

The Final Acts record the decisions taken at the World Radiocommunication Conference, 2007 (WRC-07). They include the new and revised provisions of the Radio Regulations and associated Appendices, as well as the new and revised Resolutions and Recommendations adopted by the Conference. Statements made by Member States at the time of signing the Final Acts are also included.

Visit the ITU-R database Terms and Definitions providing access to the radiocommunication vocabulary contained in ITU-R Publications.

The Prototype of the integrated Database ITU Terms and Definitions is an online database providing access to all the abbreviations and acronyms, terms and definitions contained in the ITU Publications. The aim of this integrated Database is to provide the following functionalities:

1. Correspondence between the six languages of a term.
2. Definition of a term or abbreviation.
3. Reference to all ITU Publications (Recommendations, Regulatory, etc.).

Handbooks recently Published:

Handbooks to be Published soon:

Future publications:

  • Rules of Procedure, Edition of 2009

  • Manual for use of the Maritime Mobile and Maritime Mobile-Satellite Services, Edition of 2009

  • Handbook - Radiowave Propagation Information for Designing Terrestrial Point-to-point Links

  • Handbook - Earth-exploration-satellites

  • Handbook - Spectrum Monitoring (new edition by 2011)


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