Scientific Committee on Frequency Allocations for Radio Astronomy and Space Science (IUCAF)

Comité scientifique pour l'attribution de fréquences à la radioastronomie et à la recherche spatiale
Comité Scientifico para la Atribución de Frecuencias

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1960 London UK


Founded by H-XA1752 - International Council for Science (ICSU), with C-XC2770 - Union radio-scientifique internationale (URSI), B-XC1382 - International Astronomical Union (IAU) and E-XE0323 - Committee on Space Research (COSPAR) as co-equals under ICSU - currently A-XM6956 - International Science Council (ISC).


Study requirements of scientists for frequency allocations, and for protection from interference of frequencies used for research in the fields of radio astronomy, space science and earth exploration; maintain contacts with International Telecommunication Union.


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Committee comprises representatives each from IAU, URSI and COSPAR; additional occasional co-opted members. Representative of U-XK0983 - ITU Radiocommunication Bureau (BR) is ex-officio member.


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