1 US AMATEUR Radio Bands US AMATEUR POWER LIMITS FCC An AMATEUR station must use the minimum transmitter POWER necessary to carry out the desired communications. (b) No station may transmit with a transmitter POWER exceeding kW PEP. KEY. Amateurs wishing to operate on either 2,200 or 630 meters must 40 Meters (7 MHz) 10 Meters (28 MHz) Note: first register with the Utilities Technology Council online at MHz CW operation is permitted throughout all MHz AMATEUR bands. ITU 1,3 and FCC region 2 west of You need only register once for each band. 130 west or below 20 north E,A,G MCW is authorized above MHz, E N,T except for and 219-220 MHz. 2,200 Meters (135 kHz) A (200 W ) Test transmissions are authorized above 51 MHz, except for 219-220 MHz E,A,G G.
2 N,T 6 Meters (50 MHz). kHz 1 W EIRP maximum kHz N,T outside region 2. (200 W ) = RTTY and data E,A,G,T = phone and image 630 Meters (472 kHz) See Sections (c), (f)(11) and MHz = CW only 5 W EIRP maximum, except in Alaska within 496 (e).These exemptions do not apply to = SSB phone miles of Russia where the POWER limit is 1 W EIRP. stations in the continental US. 2 Meters (144 MHz). = USB phone, CW, RTTY, and data E,A,G 30 Meters ( MHz) E,A,G,T. = Fixed digital message Avoid interference to fixed services outside the US. MHz 472 kHz 479 kHz forwarding systems only 200 Watts PEP E,A,G. Meters (222 MHz) E = AMATEUR Extra 160 Meters ( MHz) MHz A = Advanced E,A,G,T. Avoid interference to radiolocation operations G = General 20 Meters (14 MHz) N (25 W ).
3 From to MHz T = Technician MHz MHz E,A,G N = Novice E. MHz A. *Geographical and POWER restrictions may apply to all See ARRLWeb at for bands above 420 MHz. See The ARRL Operating Manual detailed band plans. G for information about your area. 80 Meters ( MHz) MHz 70 cm (420 MHz)*. E E,A,G,T. A. 17 Meters (18 MHz) MHz G E,A,G ARRL Headquarters: 33 cm (902 MHz)* 860-594-0200 (Fax 860-594-0259). N,T MHz email: (200 W ) E,A,G,T. Publication Orders: MHz 15 Meters (21 MHz) 60 Meters ( MHz). CW, 5332 5348 5373 5405 kHz MHz 1240 23 cm (1240 MHz)* 1300 MHz Toll-Free 1-888-277-5289 (860-594-0355). email: Dig E,A,G E. E,A,G,T Membership/Circulation Desk: kHz (100 W ) A. N (5 W ) USB G Toll-Free 1-888-277-5289 (860-594-0338).
4 KHz N,T 1270 1295 email: General, Advanced, and AMATEUR Extra licensees (200 W ). may operate on these five channels on a secondary All licensees except Novices are authorized all modes Getting Started in AMATEUR Radio: basis with a maximum effective radiated POWER on the following frequencies: Toll-Free 1-800-326-3942 (860-594-0355). email: (ERP) of 100 W PEP relative to a half-wave dipole. 2300-2310 MHz GHz GHz 12 Meters (24 MHz) 2390-2450 MHz GHz 134-141 GHz Permitted operating modes include upper sideband Exams: 860-594-0300 email: voice (USB), CW, RTTY, PSK31 and other digital 3300-3500 MHz GHz 241-250 GHz E,A,G. modes such as PACTOR III. Only one signal at a 5650-5925 MHz GHz All above 275 GHz time is permitted on any channel.
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