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Technical details for space licences

Find information to assist with space licences.

Space (space-to-earth) licences

Licence type


Frequency band(s)

20.0 Space

20.2 Space non-geostationary orbit (NGSO) above 8.5 GHz

Space bands (space-to-Earth)

(NGSO systems above 8.5 GHz)


Band/Channel plan(s)

See the Australian Radiofrequency Spectrum Plan for space bands (space-to-earth).

Licence information

Space licence

Licence conditions determinations

Spectrum embargoes

(current as of last update of this page)

Refer to RALI MS03 for embargoes.

Coordination criteria

(RALIs, advisory guidelines, etc.)

Intra-service coordination




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. BOP Correcting information in the ACMA’s Register of Radiocommunications Licences

Spatial data

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

Other information


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