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CATEGORY 5 - TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND 'INFORMATION SECURITY'

Part 1 - TELECOMMUNICATIONS

CATEGORY 5 - TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND 'INFORMATION SECURITY'

Part 1 - TELECOMMUNICATIONS

5A Systems, Equipment and Components

5A001 Telecommunications systems, equipment, components and accessories as follows:

a. Any type of telecommunications equipment having any of the following characteristics, functions or features:

1. Specially designed to withstand transitory electronic effects or electromagnetic pulse effects, both arising from a nuclear explosion;

2. Specially hardened to withstand gamma, neutron or ion radiation; or

3. Specially designed to operate outside the temperature range from 218 K (-55°C) to 397 K (124°C);

b. Telecommunication systems and equipment, and specially designed components and accessories therefor, having any of the following characteristics, functions or features:

1. Being underwater untethered communications systems having any of the following:

a. An acoustic carrier frequency outside the range from 20 kHz to 60 kHz;

b. Using an electromagnetic carrier frequency below 30 kHz;

c. Using electronic beam steering techniques; or

d. Using "lasers" or light-emitting diodes (LEDs) with an output wavelength greater than 400 nm and less than 700 nm, in a "local area network";

2. Being radio equipment operating in the 1,5 MHz to 87,5 MHz band and having all of the following:

a. Automatically predicting and selecting frequencies and "total digital transfer rates" per channel to optimise the transmission; and

b. Incorporating a linear power amplifier configuration having a capability to support multiple signals simultaneously at an output power of 1 kW or more in the frequency range of 1,5 MHz or more but less than 30 MHz, or 250 W or more in the frequency range of 30 MHz or more but not exceeding 87,5 MHz, over an "instantaneous bandwidth" of one octave or more and with an output harmonic and distortion content of better than -80 dB;

3. Being radio equipment employing "spread spectrum" techniques, including "frequency hopping" techniques, other than those specified in 5A001.b.4. and having any of the following:

a. User programmable spreading codes; or

b. A total transmitted bandwidth which is 100 or more times the bandwidth of any one information channel and in excess of 50 kHz;

4. Being radio equipment employing ultra-wideband modulation techniques, having user programmable channelising codes, scrambling codes or network identification codes and having any of the following:

a. A bandwidth exceeding 500 MHz; or

b. A "fractional bandwidth" of 20 % or more;

5. Being digitally controlled radio receivers having all of the following:

a. More than 1 000 channels;

b. A 'channel switching time' of less than 1 ms;

c. Automatic searching or scanning of a part of the electromagnetic spectrum; and

d. Identification of the received signals or the type of transmitter; or

6. Employing functions of digital "signal processing" to provide 'voice coding' output at rates of less than 2400 bit/s.

c. Optical fibres of more than 500 m in length and specified by the manufacturer as being capable of withstanding a ‘proof test’ tensile stress of 2 × 10E9 N/m² or more;

d. "Electronically steerable phased array antennae" as follows:

1. Rated for operation above 31,8 GHz, but not exceeding 57 GHz, and having an Effective Radiated Power (ERP) equal to or greater than +20 dBm (22,15 dBm Effective Isotropic Radiated Power (EIRP));

2. Rated for operation above 57 GHz, but not exceeding 66 GHz, and having an ERP equal to or greater than +24 dBm (26,15 dBm EIRP);

3. Rated for operation above 66 GHz, but not exceeding 90 GHz, and having an ERP equal to or greater than +20 dBm (22,15 dBm EIRP);

4. Rated for operation above 90 GHz;

e. Radio direction finding equipment operating at frequencies above 30 MHz and having both of the following, and specially designed components therefor:

1. "Instantaneous bandwidth" of 10 MHz or more; and

2. Capable of finding a Line Of Bearing (LOB) to non-cooperating radio transmitters with a signal duration of less than 1 ms;

f. Mobile telecommunications interception or jamming equipment, and monitoring equipment therefor, as follows, and specially designed components therefor:

1. Interception equipment designed for the extraction of voice or data, transmitted over the air interface;

2. Interception equipment not specified in 5A001.f.1., designed for the extraction of client device or subscriber identifiers (e.g., IMSI, TIMSI or IMEI), signalling, or other metadata transmitted over the air interface;

3. Jamming equipment specially designed or modified to intentionally and selectively interfere with, deny, inhibit, degrade or seduce mobile telecommunication services and performing any of the following:

a. Simulate the functions of Radio Access Network (RAN) equipment;

b. Detect and exploit specific characteristics of the mobile telecommunications protocol employed (e.g., GSM); or

c. Exploit specific characteristics of the mobile telecommunications protocol employed (e.g. GSM);

4. RF monitoring equipment designed or modified to identify the operation of items specified in 5A001.f.1., 5A001.f.2. or 5A001.f.3.;

g. Passive Coherent Location (PCL) systems or equipment, specially designed for detecting and tracking moving objects by measuring reflections of ambient radio frequency emissions, supplied by non-radar transmitters;

h. Counter Improvised Explosive Device (IED) equipment and related equipment, as follows:

1. Radio Frequency (RF) transmitting equipment, not specified in 5A001.f., designed or modified for prematurely activating or preventing the initiation of Improvised Explosive Devices;

2. Equipment using techniques designed to enable radio communications in the same frequency channels on which co-located equipment specified in 5A001.h.1. is transmitting.

i. Not used;

j. Internet Protocol (IP) network communications surveillance systems or equipment, and specially designed components therefor, having all of the following:

1. Performing all of the following on a carrier class Internet Protocol (IP) network (e.g., national grade IP backbone):

a. Analysis at the application layer (e.g., Layer 7 of Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model (ISO/IEC 7498-1));

b. Extraction of selected metadata and application content (e.g., voice, video, messages, attachments); and

c. Indexing of extracted data; and

2. Being specially designed to carry out all of the following:

a. Execution of searches on the basis of 'hard selectors'; and

b. Mapping of the relational network of an individual or of a group of people.

5A101 Telemetry and telecontrol equipment, including ground equipment, designed or modified for 'missiles'.

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