Saudi Arabia Agrees To Allocate More Frequencies To Amateur Radio

Date:Nov 21, 2019



Majid bin Abdulaziz Al-Qahtani, head of the delegation of Saudi Arabia, participated in the 2019 World Radiocommunication Conference in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, and Announced agreement to allocate more frequencies for amateur radios in the (54-50) MHz band.

The Director of the Frequency Division of the Saudi Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC), the head of the delegation of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Vice-Chair of the ITU Radiocommunication Advisory Group noted that many decisions will be taken during the current session, including rail and smart transport. system.

He added that according to the Saudi Arabian news agency “SPA”, the meeting will make a number of decisions on reviewing possible regulatory measures to support the modernization of the global maritime distress and safety system and to support the introduction of other satellite communication systems into the system. .

The meeting is working with the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to discuss the latest developments in the global aviation distress and safety system to review regulatory and operational procedures and provide spectrum allocation, which will facilitate the operation of the system for search and rescue.

The organization emphasized that the delegation of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia continued to participate in meetings of the Committee on Conferences to ensure the achievement of the expected objectives for the optimal use of the Saudi Arabian spectrum.

The World Radiocommunication Conference, held every four years, is a global overview of the use of regulated spectrum and discusses the revision and updating of the International Radio Regulations, which allocates the use of frequency bands to various wireless services and technologies. . Communications, information technology, security, security, transportation, media, meteorology, aerospace, energy and industrial fields.