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World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC) is organized by ITU to review, and, if necessary, revise the Radio Regulations, the international treaty governing the use of the radio-frequency spectrum and the geostationary-satellite and non-geostationary-satellite orbits. It is held every two or three years. Prior to 1993 it was called the World administrative radio conference WARC; in 1992 at a Additional Plenipotentiary Conference in Geneva the ITU was restructured and later conferences became the WRC.[1] The International Telecommunication Union (ITU; French: Union internationale des télécommunications, Spanish: Unión Internacional de Telecomunicaciones) is an international organization established to standardize and regulate international radio and telecommunications. ... The Radio Regulations is an intergovernmental treaty text of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the Geneva based specialised agency of the United Nations which coordinates and standardises the operation of telecommunication networks and services and advances the development of communications technology. ... The World administrative radio conference is a technical conference of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) where delegates from member nations of the ITU meet to revise or amend the entire international Radio Regulations pertaining to all telecommunication services throughout the world. ...

Conferences list

  • World Radiocommunication Conference 2007 (Geneva, Switzerland, 22 October-16 November 2007)
  • World Radiocommunication Conference 2003 (Geneva, Switzerland, 9 June-4 July 2003)
  • World Radiocommunication Conference 2000 (Istanbul, Turkey 8 May-2 June 2000)
  • World Radiocommunication Conference 1997 (Geneva, Switzerland, 27 October-21 November 1997)
  • World Radiocommunication Conference 1995 (Geneva, Switzerland, 23 October-17 November 1995)
  • World Radiocommunication Conference 1993 (Geneva, Switzerland, November 1993)


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External links

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