10.8 Point-to-point (58 GHz band) | ACMA

10.8 Point-to-point (58 GHz band)

Licence type


Frequency band(s)

10.0 Fixed

10.8 Point-to-point (self-coordinated) station

58 GHz Band
(57200 – 58200 MHz)

Band/Channel plan(s)

Refer to Appendix 1 of RALI FX20 for channel arrangements.

Information paper(s)

Fixed - point to point

Licence conditions determinations

Spectrum embargoes
(current as of last update of this page)

Embargo 49 applies.

For a current list of applicable embargoes, refer to RALI MS03.

Coordination criteria
(RALIs, Advisory Guidelines etc)

Intra-service coordination

Inter-service coordination

  • Prospective licensees intending to operate in the 58 GHz band are required to provide notification information to the CSIRO if the proposed sites of the stations are within 10 km of the Paul Wild Observatory, Mopra Observatory or the Canberra Deep Space Communications Complex. Refer to section 4.5 of RALI FX20 for further information.

AP alert

Frequency assignment practices

Business operating procedures

  1. ACMA contact details for accredited persons
  2. Procedure for submitting requests for exemptions from embargoes
  3. Radiocommunications site data requirements
  4. Submission of antenna radiation pattern envelope data to the ACMA
  5. BOP Correcting information in the ACMA’s Register of Radiocommunications Licences

Spatial data

Download embargo areas, in Placemark (Google Earth) and Shapefile format, from the spectrum embargoes web page.

Other information

Particular attention should be paid to the notes included with the assignment instructions (refer Appendix 1 of RALI FX20). These notes deal with, among other things, channel usage, maximum EIRP of stations and application of special condition 27 (no protection / no interference) to licences.


Minimum performance requirements apply to antennas used in the 58 GHz point to point service. Refer to Appendix 1 of RALI FX20 for further information.


Last updated: 16 July 2015