ISED is has initiated a consultation for technical standards related to the use of 6 GHz spectrum for Standard Power Devices. ISED are seeking comments by 15 July 2022 on three documents:
- RSS-248, issue 2, “Radio Local Area Network (RLAN) Devices in the 5925-7125 MHz band” which sets out the certification requirements for licence-exempt standard-power RLAN devices operating in the frequency band 5 925-6 875 MHz.
- DBS-06, issue 1, “Automated Frequency Coordination (AFC) System Specifications for the 6 GHz (5925-6875 MHz) Frequency Band” which sets out the technical requirements for the designation of an Automated Frequency Coordination System Administrator (AFCSA) and for the operation of an AFC system capable of identifying available frequencies and associated maximum power levels for use by standard-power RLAN devices operating in the 6 GHz (5925-6875 MHz) frequency band.
- CPC-4-1-01, issue 2, “Application Procedures for Dynamic Spectrum Access System Administrators (DSASAs)” which outlines procedures to be followed by applicants who wish to be considered for designation by ISED to become white space database administrators (WSDBAs) or automated frequency coordination system administrators (AFCSAs), collectively referred to herein as dynamic spectrum access system administrators (DSASAs).