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Strategies for organization, function, process development, staffing, staff retention and training are important considerations for spectrum regulators. These capacity building strategies flow from legislation, policy and the regulatory framework including which other agencies are involved in certain aspects of spectrum management. Spectrum regulatory functions include:
Spectrum planning of the future steps required to achieve optimal spectrum use by charting the major trends and developments in technology and considers the needs of current and future users of the radio spectrum.
Spectrum engineering including the evaluating of information, capabilities and technology choices to support decisions affecting the allocation, allotment and assignment of radio spectrum. Identifying solutions to interference problems and technical compatibility among radio systems are key areas of focus.
Spectrum authorization involves licensing of radiocommunication equipment and the making of frequency assignments.
Spectrum monitoring and compliance activities help by avoiding incompatible frequency usage and through identification of sources of harmful interference.