World Radiocommunication Conference

(redirected from World Radiocommunication Conferences)
Also found in: Wikipedia.

World Radiocommunication Conference

Also called WRC. A periodic conference of the International Telecommunications Union at which member-delegates meet to discuss changes to international regulations concerning radio broadcast. Conferences occur every three to five years and are usually held in Geneva. WRCs have been held since 1993, when they replaced the World Administrative Radio Conference.
References in periodicals archive ?
The United Nation (UN) International Telecommunication Union (ITU) will convene the World Radiocommunication Conferences (WRC) in Geneva from Nov.
World Radiocommunication Conferences are mandated to review and revise the Radio Regulations, the international treaty governing the use of radio-frequency spectrum and satellite orbit resources.
Mr Francois Rancy, Director of ITU s Radiocommunication Bureau: The ITU World Radiocommunication Conferences, and the ITU assignment and allotment plans and procedures ensure that spectrum is available for this medium and that it is available in every country.
It will also be offered as a key input at the next World Radiocommunication Conferences (WRC-12 and WRC-15/16) -- the so-called 'Wireless Olympics', where regulations governing the use of radio-frequency spectrum are reviewed.
The RRB is responsible for approving the rules for applying Radio Regulations, formulating recommendations on unresolved cases of harmful interference, considering appeals from Member States and advising World Radiocommunication Conferences (WRCs) and other major ITU conferences and assemblies.
The United States also faces challenges in effectively preparing for World Radiocommunication Conferences.
Meeting every four years, the World Radiocommunication Conferences (WRC) analyze spectrum requirements.

Full browser ?