Aeronautical earth station

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Earth stationg providing feeder link to AMSS

Aeronautical earth station (also: aeronautical earth radio station) is – according to Article 1.82 of the International Telecommunication Union´s (ITU) ITU Radio Regulations (RR)[1] – defined as «An earth station in the fixed-satellite service, or, in some cases, in the aeronautical mobile-satellite service, located at a specified fixed point on land to provide a feeder link for the aeronautical mobile-satellite service

Each station shall be classified by the service in which it operates permanently or temporarily.

See also

Classification

In accordance with ITU Radio Regulations (article 1) this type of radio station might be classified as follows:
Earth station (article 1.63)

References / sources

  1. ITU Radio Regulations, Section IV. Radio Stations and Systems – Article 1.82, definition: aeronautical earth station / aeronautical earth radio station