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Private service modalities

Land-Based Fixed Services:

This comprises services provided only by fixed stations, which communicate with each other.

Land-Based Mobile Services:

These services comprise both fixed and mobile stations. Mobile stations can be located in mobile vehicles or they can be portable equipment (handheld).

Exceptionally, it is possible to operate land-based mobile services between portable stations (i.e., without the need to request an authorization to operate a base station), provided the power of the equipment does not exceed 5 W and it can be shown that there is no need for using a base station (within a campus, building, shop, etc.).

Maritime Mobile Services

It is the service comprised of port base stations, maritime mobile stations and/or portable stations that support maritime services; the frequencies allocated within this band are of shared use.
This service can be established in the following manner:

a. Between port base stations and maritime mobile stations, which are operated within sea, river and lake vessels.

b. Between port base stations, maritime mobile stations and portable stations supporting port operations.

c. Only between sea, river and lake vessels; in this case, the vessel(s) communicate with the Harbormaster’s Office.

  • Maritime mobile station (MS), HF band
  • Maritime mobile station (MS), VHF band


In all cases, there must always be at least one station located on a sea, river or lake vessel in order to enable operation of the maritime mobile service. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the vessels that use this service must request an authorization for operating radio stations in HF and VHF bands, which means two stations per vessel. For further information, check the EQUIPMENT SAFETY CODE FOR VESSELS AND MARITIME ARTIFACTS.

Aeronautical mobile services:

This is a service provided between fixed aeronautical stations and mobile and portable stations on flying aircraft or aircraft performing airport maneuvers, as well as between the latter and portable stations carried by airport personnel in charge of air traffic control.

Connection service supporting broadcasting:

This is a private telecommunications teleservice used to support the execution of internal connections part of the various broadcasting services. Its authorization term shall be subject to the broadcasting service authorization.

Radio amateur services:

This is a radio communication service whose purpose is individual training, intercommunication and technical studies carried out by amateurs, i.e., by duly authorized people interested in radio technology on a merely personal, research-oriented, supporting, service-oriented and non-profit basis.

The radio amateur service operators are classified as follows:

Beginner Class
Bands (meters): 160, 80, 40, 30, 6 and 2 (*) mts..
Emission Modes: CW, AM, SSB, FM, PACKET
(*) Only between 146 and 148 MHz (partial)..

Intermediate Class
Bands (meters): 160, 80, 40, 30, 20 (**) 15 (**), 10, 6 and 2
Emission Modes: CW, AM, SSB, FM, Packet, RTTY

Superior Class
Emission Modes: CW, AM, SSB, FM, PACKETT, RTTY, SSTV, ATV.