Ancillary Terrestrial Component
Ancillary Terrestrial Component (ATC). A terrestrial communications network used in conjunction with a qualifying satellite network system authorized pursuant to these rules and the conditions established in the Orders issued in IB Docket No. 01-185, Flexibility for Delivery of Communications by Mobile-Satellite Service Providers in the 2 GHz Band, the L-Band, and the 1.6/2.4 GHz Band.
47 CFR § 25.103
Terms with definitions including the (RR) designation are defined in the same way in 2.1 of this chapter and in the Radio Regulations of the International Telecommunication Union.