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CRMO South Korea – Monitoring System Architecture

Central Radio Monitoring Office – South Korea. Illustration of System Architecture and description of main monitoring activities

The integrated radio monitoring network(IRMN) was set up to consolidate eleven radio monitoring districts into a network on a nationwide scale. It divided into five radio monitoring regions. Each region operates one regional station, multiple local stations and remote control stations. CRMO is commanding and controlling simultaneously.

 

Detecting of illegal radio frequency

Detects illegal radio frequency and unlawful radio station by scanning automatically in the frequency range from 20§O to 2§× through IRMN

 

Detecting of illegal radio frequency

Detects illegal radio frequency and unlawful radio station by scanning automatically in the frequency range from 20§O to 2§× through IRMN

 

Monitoring of radio qualities

Measures whether or not the deviation in frequency tolerances, occupied bandwidth and spurious emission intensity are in conformity with the Radio Regulations in Korea

 

Monitoring of radio operating conditions

Confirms the radio wave emitted from a radio station to find whether the licensed radio station is working properly and the quality of radio wave emitted conforms the technical standard or not

 

Mobile radio frequency monitoring

Monitoring activities in the blanket area except fixed monitoring, low-power radio station in the range of 20§O¡­20§×, and a violation of radio regulation ¡¤ Detecting and tracking of illegal radio frequency ¡¤ Monitoring of radio quality ¡¤ Carry out monitoring of radio operating conditions

 

Monitoring for the safeguarding of human life and property

CRMO monitors international distress frequency 24hours a day for the safeguarding of human life and property. CRMO is also in charge of monitoring services for important communications (distress, urgent, safety, emergency) which are used by aviation and maritime, and supervising them against interference and jamming.

 

Voluntary monitoring activities of amateur communication and support for a KARDF contest

To keep a sound operating order of amateur radio communication in Korea. CRMO organized regional voluntary committees to monitor HAM activities against illegal operating items. Korea Amateur Radio Direction Finding contest (KARDF) is held by under the joint auspices of KARL to spread through the country amateur radio usage.

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