25/04/2018 MIIT released the Regulation on Radio Frequency Allocation of the People’s Republic of China

MIIT released the Regulation on Radio Frequency Allocation of the People’s Republic of China. It is developed based on the Administrative Regulation on Radio of the People’s Republic of China, the Regulation on Radio of ITU (2016) and practical situation of radio service development in China.

The regulation applies to all radio devices to be developed, produced, imported, sold, tested and used within the territory of the PRC, not including Hongkong, Macau and Taiwan. The regulation will enter into force on 1 July 2018. Meanwhile, the Regulation on Radio Frequency Allocation of the People’s Republic of China released by MIIT on 28 November 2013 will timely be abolished.

The main contents that have been revised in the regulation are as follows:

1. The definition of “coordinated universal tine” has been modified. Meanwhile, the two definitions of “meteorological aids land station” and “meteorological aids mobile station” have been added.
2. A total of 13 radio services and 110 frequency bands involved in the radio frequency allocation have been revised.
3. 210 international footnotes in the regulation have been revised (140 revised, 47 added, 23 abolished) and 15 national footnotes have also been revised (4 revised, 11 added).
4. Based on the conclusion of WRC-15, amateur service, radionavigation-satellite service, maritime mobile-satellite service, mobile-satellite service, space research service, maritime mobile service, aeronautical mobile-satellite service, aeronautical mobile service, fixed-satellite service, earth exploration-satellite service, radiolocation service, etc. have been revised.
5. Based on the Domestic Radio Business Development Plan, the mobile-satellite service, space research service, mobile service, fixed-satellite service, radio astronomy service, etc. have been revised.