Protocol Concerning the Use of Radio Frequencies by Certain Fixed Terrestrial Links Constituting a Cross Border Public Security Communications Network Along the Common Border [open pdf - 22KB]
"This Protocol is being concluded pursuant to the Agreement Between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the United Mexican States Concerning the Allocation and Use of Frequency Bands by Terrestrial Non-Broadcasting Radiocommunication Services Along the Common Border, signed at Williamsburg, Virginia June 16, 1994 (hereinafter referred to as the 'Agreement'). ARTICLE I. Purposes The purposes of this Protocol are: To ensure that the Administrations, as defined in Article II of this Protocol, establish and carry out a plan of assigning radio frequencies to certain microwave stations that constitute fixed terrestrial cross border links so that the stations are protected from harmful interference; 1. To establish the concept of the Cross Border Public Security1 Communications Network (hereinafter the 'Network') that consists of certain fixed terrestrial cross border links; 2. To establish a United States-Mexico Working Group on Cross Border Public Security Communications (hereinafter referred to as the 'Working Group') to enhance the interoperability of public security communications through the Network on each side of the common border for the purpose of improving border security and combating border violence; and 3. To establish membership, mandate, function and administration 4. of the Working Group."
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