Spectrum licensing technical framework
The technical framework for a spectrum licensed band is the set of technical rules made by the ACMA for operation within the band.
Under the Radiocommunications Act 1992, the framework consists of three interlocking regulatory elements:
Technical frameworks are typically developed through a joint ACMA/industry working group in the period leading up to a spectrum licence allocation. Technical frameworks have been modified in a few bands after the allocation of licences, where all licensees in the band agree on changes.
Summary descriptions of the technical frameworks and links to the relevant legal instruments that apply to each spectrum licensed band are available below:
Previous Technical Frameworks for spectrum licensed bands are available here.
Last updated: 20 April 2018