Radiocommunications plays a key role in space industry activity, and the demand for spectrum resources across space-based systems continues to grow.
The MOU will help the ACMA plan spectrum resources for space-based systems, while also balancing needs across other areas of spectrum management.
The ACMA conducts spectrum planning and licensing activities under the Radiocommunications Act 1992, and this can relate to spectrum for space-based communications systems.
The Space Agency's has activities related to the Space (Launches and Returns) Act 2018 also concerning space based communication systems.
The MOU will help both regulatory bodies navigate the space between and where they have overlapping responsibilities.