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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'.

5B Test, Inspection and Production Equipment

5B001 Telecommunications test, inspection and production equipment, components and accessories, as follows:

a. Equipment and specially designed components or accessories therefor, specially designed for the "development" or "production" of equipment, functions or features, specified in 5A001;

b. Equipment and specially designed components or accessories therefor, specially designed for the "development" of any of the following telecommunication transmission or switching equipment:

1. Not used;

2. Equipment employing a "laser" and having any of the following:

a. A transmission wavelength exceeding 1750 nm;

b. Not used;

c. Employing coherent optical transmission or coherent optical detection techniques; or

d. Employing analogue techniques and having a bandwidth exceeding 2,5 GHz; or

3. Not used;

4. Radio equipment employing Quadrature-Amplitude-Modulation (QAM) techniques above level 1 024;

5. Not used.

5C Materials

5D Software

5D001 "Software" as follows:

a. "Software" specially designed or modified for the "development", "production" or "use" of equipment, functions or features, specified in 5A001;

b. Not used;

c. Specific "software" specially designed or modified to provide characteristics, functions or features of equipment, specified in 5A001 or 5B001;

d. "Software" specially designed or modified for the "development" of any of the following telecommunication transmission or switching equipment:

1. Not used;

2. Equipment employing a "laser" and having any of the following:

a. A transmission wavelength exceeding 1750 nm; or

b. Employing analogue techniques and having a bandwidth exceeding 2,5 GHz; or

3. Not used;

4. Radio equipment employing Quadrature-Amplitude-Modulation (QAM) techniques above level 1 024.

5D101 "Software" specially designed or modified for the "use" of equipment specified in 5A101.

5E Technology

5E001 "Technology" as follows:

a. "Technology" according to the General Technology Note for the "development", "production" or "use" (excluding operation) of equipment, functions or features specified in 5A001 or "software" specified in 5D001.a.;

b. Specific "technology" as follows:

1. "Required" "technology" for the "development" or "production" of telecommunications equipment specially designed to be used on board satellites;

2. "Technology" for the "development" or "use" of "laser" communication techniques with the capability of automatically acquiring and tracking signals and maintaining communications through exoatmosphere or sub-surface (water) media;

3. "Technology" for the "development" of digital cellular radio base station receiving equipment whose reception capabilities that allow multi-band, multi-channel, multi-mode, multi-coding algorithm or multi-protocol operation can be modified by changes in "software";

4. "Technology" for the "development" of "spread spectrum" techniques, including "frequency hopping" techniques;

c. "Technology" according to the General Technology Note for the "development" or "production" of any of the following:

1. Equipment employing digital techniques designed to operate at a "total digital transfer rate" exceeding 560 Gbit/s;

2. Equipment employing a "laser" and having any of the following:

a. A transmission wavelength exceeding 1750 nm;

b. Not used;

c. Employing coherent optical transmission or coherent optical detection techniques;

d. Employing wavelength division multiplexing techniques of optical carriers at less than 100 GHz spacing; or

e. Employing analogue techniques and having a bandwidth exceeding 2,5 GHz;

3. Equipment employing “optical switching” and having a switching time less than 1 ms;

4. Radio equipment having any of the following:

a. Quadrature-Amplitude-Modulation (QAM) techniques above level 1 024;

b. Operating at input or output frequencies exceeding 31,8 GHz; or

c. Operating in the 1,5 MHz to 87,5 MHz band and incorporating adaptive techniques providing more than 15 dB suppression of an interfering signal;

5. Not used;

6. Mobile equipment having all of the following:

a. Operating at an optical wavelength greater than or equal to 200 nm and less than or equal to 400 nm; and

b. Operating as a "local area network";

d. "Technology" according to the General Technology Note for the "development" or "production" of Microwave Monolithic Integrated Circuit (MMIC) power amplifiers specially designed for telecommunications and having any of the following:

1. Rated for operation at frequencies exceeding 2,7 GHz up to and including 6,8 GHz with a "fractional bandwidth" greater than 15%, and having any of the following:

a. A peak saturated power output greater than 75 W (48,75 dBm) at any frequency exceeding 2,7 GHz up to and including 2,9 GHz;

b. A peak saturated power output greater than 55 W (47,4 dBm) at any frequency exceeding 2,9 GHz up to and including 3,2 GHz;

c. A peak saturated power output greater than 40 W (46 dBm) at any frequency exceeding 3,2 GHz up to and including 3,7 GHz; or

d. A peak saturated power output greater than 20 W (43 dBm) at any frequency exceeding 3,7 GHz up to and including 6,8 GHz;

2. Rated for operation at frequencies exceeding 6,8 GHz up to and including 16 GHz with a "fractional bandwidth" greater than 10%, and having any of the following:

a. A peak saturated power output greater than 10W (40 dBm) at any frequency exceeding 6,8 GHz up to and including 8,5 GHz; or

b. A peak saturated power output greater than 5W (37 dBm) at any frequency exceeding 8,5 GHz up to and including 16 GHz;

3. Rated for operation with a peak saturated power output greater than 3 W (34,77 dBm) at any frequency exceeding 16 GHz up to and including 31,8 GHz, and with a "fractional bandwidth" of greater than 10%;

4. Rated for operation with a peak saturated power output greater than 0,1 nW (-70 dBm) at any frequency exceeding 31,8 GHz up to and including 37 GHz; Rated for operation with a peak saturated power output greater than 1 W (30 dBm) at any frequency exceeding 37 GHz up to and including 43,5 GHz, and with a "fractional bandwidth" of greater than 10%;

6. Rated for operation with a peak saturated power output greater than 31,62 mW (15 dBm) at any frequency exceeding 43,5 GHz up to and including 75 GHz, and with a "fractional bandwidth" of greater than 10%;

7. Rated for operation with a peak saturated power output greater than 10 mW (10 dBm) at any frequency exceeding 75 GHz up to and including 90 GHz, and with a "fractional bandwidth" of greater than 5%; or

8. Rated for operation with a peak saturated power output greater than 0,1 nW (- 70 dBm) at any frequency exceeding 90 GHz;

e. "Technology" according to the General Technology Note for the "development" or "production" of electronic devices and circuits, specially designed for telecommunications and containing components manufactured from "superconductive" materials, specially designed for operation at temperatures below the "critical temperature" of at least one of the "superconductive" constituents and having any of the following:

1. Current switching for digital circuits using "superconductive" gates with a product of delay time per gate (in seconds) and power dissipation per gate (in watts) of less than 10-14 J; or

2. Frequency selection at all frequencies using resonant circuits with Q-values exceeding 10 000.

5E101 "Technology" according to the General Technology Note for the "development", "production" or "use" of equipment specified in 5A101.

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