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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History

1960, London (UK), as Inter-Union Commission on Frequency Allocations for Radio Astronomy and Space Science -- Comité inter-unions pour l'attribution de fréquences -- Comité Interuniones para la Atribución de Frecuencias, by International Council for Science (ICSU), with International Union of Radio Science (URSI), International Astronomical Union (IAU) and Committee on Space Research (COSPAR) as co-equals under ICSU - currently International Science Council (ISC).

Aims

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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Activities

Events/meetings; training/education; advocacy/lobbying/activism.

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Financing

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Consultative Status

United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) (Ros C).

Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 non-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 8 countries
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Subjects *

  • Fundamental Sciences
    • Radiation
  • Astronomy
    • Astronomy
  • Transportation, Telecommunications
    • Aerospace, Space
    • Radio
  • Science
    • Science

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

UIA Org ID

E2833

Last News Received

4. Sep 2018
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