[wireless-regdb] wireless-regdb: Update regulatory rules for Germany (DE) on 5GHz

Seth Forshee seth.forshee at canonical.com
Thu Apr 21 06:19:38 PDT 2016

On Tue, Apr 19, 2016 at 08:03:16PM +0200, Maximilian Engelhardt wrote:
> Hi,
> In Europe ETSI standardized the used for short range devices (SRD) [1] in ETSI 
> EN 300 440-1 [2].
> According to this standard generic use equipment is allowed to transmit in the 
> frequency range form 5725 MHz to 5875 MHz with a maximum output power of 
> 25 mW e.i.r.p. This generic allocation also allows transmission of 802.11 
> devices.
> [3] has a list of countries and their status about the implementation of the 
> SRD frequency bands. For the 5 GHz band this can be seen on page 38 in the 
> paragraph ANNEX 1 and the entry Annex j.
> Attached is a patch that adds the 5 GHz SRD band to db.txt for Germany.
> If it is acceptable I can provide a patch adding the 5 GHz SRD band for the 
> other countries listed in [3].

The changes seem okay as far as I can tell. You do need to include your
signed-off-by tag on the patch however, see


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