Land mobile-satellite service (short: LMSS; also: Land mobile-satellite radiocommunication service') is – according to Article 1.27 of the International Telecommunication Union's (ITU) Radio Regulations (RR) – defined as «A mobile-satellite service in which mobile earth stations are located on land.»
- See also
Variations of this radiocommunication service in line to the ITU Radio Regulations article 1 are as follows :
Mobile service (article 1.24)
- Mobile-satellite service (article 1.25)
- Land mobile-satellite service (article 1.27)
The allocation of radio frequencies is provided according to Article 5 of the ITU Radio Regulations (edition 2012).
In order to improve harmonisation in spectrum utilisation, the majority of service-allocations stipulated in this document were incorporated in national Tables of Frequency Allocations and Utilisations which is with-in the responsibility of the appropriate national administration. The allocation might be primary, secondary, exclusive, and shared.
- primary allocation: is indicated by writing in capital letters
- secondary allocation: is indicated by small letters (see example below)
- exclusive or shared utilization: is within the responsibility of administrations
References / sources
- ITU Radio Regulations, Section IV. Radio Stations and Systems – Article 1.27, definition: land mobile-satzellite service / land mobile/satellite radiocommunication service
- ITU Radio Regulations, CHAPTER II – Frequencies, ARTICLE 5 Frequency allocations, Section IV – Table of Frequency Allocations