Chile Sets Amendments to Resolution on Short Range Telecommunication Devices

November 13, 2018


Resolution №1.517, 2018 of the Chilean Ministry of Transport and Telecommunications amends Resolution №1.985 of 2017. The amendments add several new frequency bands allowed for previously included equipment as well as increases a variety of their maximum radiated power limits.


The new resolution implements the following changes:


  • RFID devices can operate at 915-928 MHz, 913-919 MHz and/or 925-928 MHz

  • Wideband equipment (WLAN) may use the frequency bands


2,400 to 2,483.5 MHz

5,250 to 5,350 MHz 

5,470 and 5,725 MHz

5,725 to 5,850 MHz


with a maximum radiated power of 1 W. Equipment restricted for indoor use may also operate in the frequency band 5,150 to 5,250 MHz, with a maximum radiated power of 200 mW and a maximum radiated power density not exceeding 10 mW/MHz in any 1 MHz band.

  • Output power allowed for the 915-920 MHz band is 500 mW.

  • Changes to the limits:


57-66 GHz

57-71 GHz


169,4-169.475 MHz


The full text of the Resolution can be found here.


The Resolution entered into force on July 30, 2018.



The information has been prepared by the GMA Consult Group team.


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