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Work Item details
Reference FM44_39
Short Name Framework for satellite downlink use in the band 37.5-40.5 GHz
ETSI Workitem
ETSI Deliverable
Subject Revision of ERC Decision (00)02, to reflect planned satellite use of the band 37.5-40.5 GHz in CEPT.

Related WI FM44_40

To establish/update the framework for use of FSS earth stations on a coordinated basis in the bands 37.5-40.5 GHz.

This includes:
-         Revisions to ERC Decision (00)02 to: (a) add a designation of the band 37.5-39.5 GHz for coordinated FSS earth stations(space-to-Earth) (retaining the current designation of this band for point-to-point fixed links); and (b) retain designations of the band 39.5-40.5 GHz for coordinated and uncoordinated FSS Earth stations (space-to-Earth); and add a designation of the band 39.5-40.5 GHz for MSS earth stations (space-to Earth).

Deliverable Rev. ECC Decision
Responsible group WG FM - FM44
Start date 15-06-2020
Target date 31-03-2022
Public Consultation 29-10-2021
Regular Work Item False
Comments Amended ERC Decision (00)02

WG FM #99 meeting 24 to 28 May 2021 amended the Target date to March 2022.

Worked by
Contact Peter Faris (
Status In Progress
Triggered By Russian Federation, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Spain, Norway, The Netherlands, Greece, Cyprus
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