U.S. Proposals

The Department of State approves U.S. proposals based on advice from the FCC and NTIA, and represents the proposals internationally.  Each proposal represents the U.S. position on specific changes to the Radio Regulations for WRC agenda items. These proposals may vary from the U.S. preliminary views based on international and domestic studies and multilateral discussions.

Agenda Item 1.1 – Mobile Broadband / International Mobile Telecommunications (IMT)

  • Issue A - 420-450 MHz
    • U.S. Proposal              2013-09-24   .pdf     .doc
  • Issue B - 470-698 MHz *NEW*
    • U.S. Proposal              2014-03-10      .pdf     .doc
  • Issue C - GPS Bands
    • U.S. Proposal              Release Date   .pdf     .doc
  • Issue D - 1435-1535 MHz *NEW*
    • U.S. Proposal              2014-02-13      .pdf     .doc
  • Issue E - 1695-1710 MHz
    • U.S. Proposal              Release Date   .pdf     .doc
  • Issue F - 2025-2110 MHz & 2200-2290 MHz *NEW*
    • U.S. Proposal              2014-02-20      .pdf     .doc
  • Issue G - 3550-3650 MHz
    • U.S. Proposal              Release Date   .pdf     .doc
  • Issue H - 5350-5470 MHz
    • U.S. Proposal              Release Date   .pdf     .doc
  • Issue I - 5725-5850 MHz
    • U.S. Proposal              Release Date   .pdf     .doc

Agenda Item 1.2 – Region 1 Digital Dividend (IMT)

  • U.S. Proposal              Release Date   .pdf     .doc

Agenda Item 1.3 – Public Protection and Disaster Relief (PPDR) (Res. 646)

  • U.S. Proposal              Release Date   .pdf     .doc

Agenda Item 1.4 – Secondary Amateur High Frequency (HF) Allocations

  • U.S. Proposal              Release Date   .pdf     .doc

Agenda Item 1.5 – Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) *NEW*

  • U.S. Proposal              2014-02-20      .pdf     .doc

Agenda Item 1.6.1 – Region 1 Fixed-Satellite Service (FSS) uplink/downlink at 10-17 GHz

  • U.S. Proposal              Release Date   .pdf     .doc

Agenda Item 1.6.2 – Region 2&3 FSS uplink at 13-17 GHz

  • U.S. Proposal              Release Date   .pdf     .doc

Agenda Item 1.7 – Mobile-Satellite Service (MSS) Feeder Links *NEW*

  • U.S. Proposal              2014-02-20      .pdf     .doc

Agenda Item 1.8 – Earth Stations onboard Vessels (ESV)

  • U.S. Proposal              Release Date   .pdf     .doc

Agenda Item 1.9.1 – FSS uplink/downlink in the 7/8 GHz range

  • U.S. Proposal              Release Date   .pdf     .doc

Agenda Item 1.9.2 – Maritime Mobile-Satellite Service (MMSS) uplink/downlink in the 7/8 GHz range *NEW*

  • U.S. Proposal              2014-02-20     .pdf     .doc

Agenda Item 1.10 – MSS uplink/downlink in the 22-26 GHz range *NEW*

  • U.S. Proposal              2013-09-26   .pdf     .doc

Agenda Item 1.11 – Earth Exploration Satellite Service (EESS) uplink in the 7-8 GHz range *NEW*

  • U.S. Proposal              2013-09-24   .pdf     .doc

Agenda Item 1.12 – EESS (active) +600 MHz in the 8-10 GHz range

  • U.S. Proposal              Release Date   .pdf     .doc

Agenda Item 1.13 – Space Research Service (SRS) (space-to-space) at 410-420 MHz *NEW*

  • U.S. Proposal              2013-03-20   .pdf     .doc

Agenda Item 1.14 – Universal Coordinated Time (UTC) *NEW*

  • U.S. Proposal              2014-02-20     .pdf     .doc

Agenda Item 1.15 – Maritime Mobile onboard Communications at UHF

  • U.S. Proposal              Release Date   .pdf     .doc

Agenda Item 1.16 – Automatic Identification System (AIS) enhancement *NEW*

  • U.S. Proposal              2014-02-20     .pdf     .doc

Agenda Item 1.17 – Wireless Avionics Intra-Communications (WAIC) *NEW*

  • U.S. Proposal             2014-02-20     .pdf     .doc

Agenda Item 1.18 – Automotive Radiolocation at 77.5-78.0 GHz

  • U.S. Proposal              Release Date   .pdf     .doc

Agenda Item 2 – Incorporation By Reference (IBR) Review

  • U.S. Proposal              Release Date   .pdf     .doc

Agenda Item 4 – Resolutions & Recommendations Review

  • U.S. Proposal              Release Date   .pdf     .doc

Agenda Item 7 – Resolution 86 – Satellite Regulatory Procedures

  • Issue 1A - Article 11.49
    • U.S. Proposal              2013-09-24     .pdf     .doc
  • Issue 1B - Appendix 30 *NEW*
    • U.S. Proposal              2014-02-20     .pdf     .doc

Agenda Item 8 – Country Footnotes

  • U.S. Proposal              Release Date   .pdf     .doc

Agenda Item 9.1 – Director’s Report

Agenda Item 9.1.1 – Protection of the MSS in the band 406-406.1 MHz

  • U.S. Proposal              Release Date   .pdf     .doc

Agenda Item 9.1.2 – Coordination Arc Reduction

  • U.S. Proposal              Release Date   .pdf     .doc

Agenda Item 9.1.3 – Use of the satellite orbits and spectrum for developing countries

  • U.S. Proposal              Release Date   .pdf     .doc

Agenda Item 9.1.4 – Updating and rearrangement of the Radio Regulations

  • U.S. Proposal              Release Date   .pdf     .doc

Agenda Item 9.1.5 – Protection of FSS for aeronautical use in Region 1

  • U.S. Proposal              Release Date   .pdf     .doc

Agenda Item 9.1.6 – Studies towards review of the definitions of fixed service, fixed station, and mobile station

  • U.S. Proposal              Release Date   .pdf     .doc

Agenda Item 9.1.7 – Spectrum management guidelines for emergency and disaster relief radiocommunications

  • U.S. Proposal              Release Date   .pdf     .doc

Agenda Item 9.1.8 – Regulatory Aspects for nano- and picosatellites

  • U.S. Proposal              Release Date   .pdf     .doc

Agenda Item 9.2 Difficulties or inconsistences with application of the Radio Regulations

  • U.S. Proposal              2013-09-24   .pdf     .doc

Agenda Item 10 – Future Conference Agenda Items

  • Agenda Item 10.1 – Global Maritime Distress Safety System (GMDSS) Modernization
    • U.S. Proposal              Release Date   .pdf     .doc
  • Agenda Item 10.2 – Regulatory Aspects for nano- and picosatellites

U.S. Proposal              Release Date   .pdf     .doc