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The current bandplan is largely based on that agreed at the 2005 IARU Region 1 Conference with some local differences on
frequencies above 430 MHz.
Note:   The use of Amplitude Modulation (AM) is acceptable in the All modes segments but users are asked to consider
           adjacent channel activity when selecting operating frequencies.
136 kHz   No rigid bandplan is proposed for the 136kHz band, but amateurs are asked to work
    within the following conventions, giving long distance communications and experimentation
    priority.
135.7 - 136.0 kHz   Station Tests and transatlantic reception window
  135.900-135.980 kHz preferred transatlantic window for Europe to North America
  transmissions of very slow telegraphy (QRSS)
136.0 - 137.4 Telegraphy 135.980 - 136.050 kHz preferred transatlantic window for Europe/North 
  America contacts.
137.4 - 137.6 Non-Telegraphy digital modes
137.6 - 137.8 Very slow telegraphy centred on 137.7 kHz
  137.700-137.800 kHz preferred transatlantic window for North America to Europe
     
1.8 MHz (160m) Maximum  UK Usage
  Bandwidth  
1,810-1,838 kHz 200 Hz Telegraphy
1,838-1,840 500 Hz Narrow band modes
1,840-1,843 2.7 kHz All modes
1,843-2,000 2.7 kHz Telephony (Note 1), Telegraphy  
    1,836 kHz QRP (low power) Centre of Activity,
    1,960 kHz DF Contest beacons (14dBW)
     
Note 1: Lowest LSB carrier frequency (dial setting) should be 1,843 kHz.  
AX25 packet should not be used on the 1.8 MHz band.    
LICENCE NOTES:   1,810-1,850 kHz   Primary User: 26dBW permitted.
                    1,850-2,000 kHz   Secondary User: 15dBW permitted.
3.5 MHz (80m) Maximum UK Usage
  Bandwidth  
3,500-3,510 kHz 200 Hz Telegraphy - Priority for inter-continental operation
3,510-3,560 200 Hz Telegraph - contest preferred. 3,555 kHz - QRS (slow telegraphy) Centre of Activity
3,560-3,580 200 Hz Telegraphy 3,560 kHz - QRP (low power) Centre of Activity
3,580-3590 500 Hz Narrow band modes
3,590-3,600 500 Hz Narrow band modes - automatically controlled data stations (unattended)
3,600-3,620 2.7 kHz All modes - automatically controlled data stations (unattended), (Note 1)
3,600-3,650 2.7 kHz All modes - Phone contest preferred, (Note 1).
3,650-3,700 2.7 kHz All modes - Telephony, Telegraphy
    3,663 kHz may be used for UK emergency comms traffic.
    3,690 kHz SSB QRP (low power) Centre of Activity.
3,700-3,800 2.7 kHz All modes - Phone contest preferred
    3,735 kHz Image mode Centre of Activity
    3,760 kHz IARU Region 1 Emergency Centre of Activity
3,775-3,800   Priority for inter-continental telephony (SSB) operation
     
Note 1. Lowest LSB carrier frequency (dial setting) should be 3,603 kHz.
LICENCE NOTES:   Primary User: Shared with other user services: 26dBW permitted
7 MHz (40m) Maximum UK Usage
  Bandwidth  
7,000-7,035 kHz 200 Hz Telegraphy. 7,030 kHz - QRP (low power) Centre of Activity
7,035-7,038 500 Hz Narrow band modes
7,038-7,040 500 Hz Narrow band modes - automatically controlled data stations (unattended)
7,040-7,043 2.7 kHz All modes - automatically controlled data stations (unattended),
    7,043 kHz Image mode Centre of Activity, (Note 1)
7,043-7,200 2.7 kHz All modes (excluding digimode)
    7,045 kHz may be used for UK emergency traffic.
    7,060 kHz IARU Region 1 centre of activity for emergency traffic
    7,090 kHz may be used as an alternative for UK emergency traffic
     
Note 1. Lowest LSB carrier frequency (dial setting) should be 7,043 kHz.
  This band will be replanned before March 2009. 
LICENCE NOTES: 7,000-7,100 kHz Amateur and Amateur Satellite Service - Primary User: 26dBW permitted.
                        7,100-7,200 kHz Amateur Service Secondary User: 26dBW permitted.   Available on the basis
                                of non interference to other services (inside or outside of the UK).
10 MHz (30m) Maximum UK Usage
  Bandwidth  
10,100-10,140 kHz 200 Hz Telegraphy (CW)
    10,116 kHz - QRP (low power) Centre of Activity
10.140-10.150 500 Hz Narrow band modes
    Automatically controlled data stations (unattended) should avoid the use of the 10 MHz band
     
The 10 MHz band is allocated to the Amateur Service only on a Secondary basis.  The IARU has agreed that only CW and other 
narrow bandwidth modes are to be used on this band.   Likewise the band is not to be used for contests and bulletins.
SSB may be used on the 10 MHz band during emergencies involving the immediate safety of life and property, and only by stations
actually involved with the handling of emergency traffic.   The band segment 10,120-10,140 kHz may only be used for SSB  
transmissions in the area of Africa south of the equator during local daylight hours.
LICENCE NOTES: Amateur Service - Secondary User. 26dBW permitted
14MHz (20m) Maximum UK Usage
  Bandwidth  
14,000-14,060 kHz 200 Hz Telegraph - contest preferred
    14,055 kHz    QRS (slow telegraphy Centre of Activity
14,060-14,070 200 Hz Telegraphy
    14,060 kHz    QRP (low power) Centre of Activity
14,070-14,089 500 Hz Narrow band modes
14,089-14,099 500 Hz Narrow band modes - automatically controlled data stations (unattended)
14,099-14,101   IBP - reserved exclusively for beacons
14,101-14,112 2.7 kHz All modes - automatically controlled data stations (unattended)    
14,112-14,125 2.7 kHz All modes (excluding digimodes)
14,125-14,300 2.7 kHz All modes -       SSB contest preferred segment
    14,195+- 5 kHz  Priority for Dxpeditions
    14,230 kHz         Image Centre of Activity.
    14,285 kHz         QRP Centre of Activity
14,300-14,350 2.7 kHz All modes
    14,300 kHz   Global Emergency Centre of Activity
     
LICENCE NOTES:  Amateur Service - Primary User 26dBW permitted.
                         14,000-14,250 kHz Amateur Satellite Service - Primary User 26dBW permitted
18 MHz (17m) Maximum UK Usage
  Bandwidth  
18,068-18,095 kHz 200 Hz Telegraphy 18,096 kHz QRP (low power) Centre of Activity.
18,095-18,105 500 Hz Narrow band modes
18,105-18,109 500 Hz Narrow band modes - automatically controlled data stations (unattended) 
18,109-18,111   IBP - reserved exclusively for beacons
18,111-18,120 2.7 kHz All modes - automatically controlled data stations (unattended)
18,120-18,168 2.7 kHz All modes - 18,160 kHz  Global Emergency Centre of Activity 
     
LICENCE NOTES: Amateur and Amateur Satellite Service - Primary User. 26dBW permitted.
The band is not to be used for contests or bulletins.
21 MHz (15m) Maximum UK Usage
  Bandwidth  
21,000-21,070 kHz 200 Hz Telegraphy
    21,055 kHz   QRS (slow telegraphy) Centre of Activity.
    21,060 kHz   QRP (low power) Centre of Activity
21,070-21,090 500 Hz Narrow band modes
21,090-21,110 500 Hz Narrow band modes - automatically controlled data stations (unattended)
21,110-21,120 2.7 kHz All modes (excluding SSB) - automatically controlled data stations (unattended)
21,120-21,149 500 Hz Narrow band modes
21,149-21,151   IBP - reserved exclusively for beacons
21,151-21,450 2.7 kHz All modes.
    21,285 kHz   QRP Centre of Activity.  
    21,340 kHz   Image Centre of Activity.
    21,360 kHz - Global Emergency Centre of Activity
     
LICENCE NOTES:  Amateur and Amateur Satellite Service - Primary User. 26dBW permitted
24 MHz  (12m) Maximum  UK Usage
  Bandwidth  
24,890-24,915 kHz 200 Hz Telegraphy
    24,906 kHz   QRP (low power) centre of activity
24,915-24,925 500 Hz Narrow band modes
24,925-24,929 500 Hz Narrow band modes  - automatically controlled data stations (unattended)
24.929-24.931   IBP - reserved exclusively for beacons
24,931-24,940 2700 All modes - automatically controlled data stations (unattended)
24,940-24,990 2700 All modes
     
LICENCE NOTES:  Amateur and Amateur Satellite Service - Primary User. 26dBW permitted
The band is not to be used for contests or bulletins.
28 MHz (10m) Maximum  UK Usage
  Bandwidth  
28,000-28,070 kHz 200 Hz Telegraphy
    28,055 kHz   QRS (slow telegraphy) Centre of Activity. 
    28,060 kHz   QRP (low power) Centre of Activity.
28,070-28,120 500 Hz Narrow band modes
28,120-28,150 500 Hz Narrow band modes - automatically controlled data stations (unattended)
28,150-28,190 500 Hz Narrow band modes
28,190-28,199   IBP - regional time shared beacons
28,199-28,201   IBP - world wide time shared beacons
28,201-28,225   IBP - continuous-duty beacons
28,225-28,300 2.7 kHz All modes - beacons
28,300-28,320 2.7 kHz All modes - automatically controlled data stations (unattended)
28,320-29,200 2.7 kHz 28,360 kHz   QRP (low power) Centre of Activity.
    28,680 kHz   Image Centre of Activity.
29,200-29,300 6 kHz All modes - automatically controlled data stations (unattended)
    29,210 kHz  UK Internet voice gateway - unattended
    29,290 kHz  UK Internet voice gateway - unattended
29,300-29,510 6 kHz Satellite down-links
29,510-29,520   Guard channel
29,520-29,550 6 kHz All modes - FM simplex - 10 kHz channels
    29,530 kHz UK Internet voice gateway - Unattended
29,560-29,590 6 kHz All modes - FM repeater inputs (RH1-RH4)
29,600 6 kHz All modes - FM calling channel
29,610-29,650 6 kHz All modes - FM simplex - 10 kHz channels
    29,630 kHz  UK Internet voice gateway - Unattended
29,660-29,700 6 kHz All modes - FM repeater outputs (RH1-RH4)
     
LICENCE NOTES:  Amateur and Amateur Satellite Service - Primary User: 26dBW permitted
Beacons may be established for D.F. competitions except within 50km of NGR SK985640 (Waddington)
50 MHz (6m) Max  UK Usage
  Bandwidth  
50.000-50.100 MHz 500 Hz Telegraphy
    50.000-50.080 MHz Beacons
    50.090 MHz Telegraphy - Centre of Activity
50.100-50.500 2.7 kHz All Narrow Band Modes. 
    50.100-50.130 MHz  Intercontinental telegraphy & SSB (Note 1)
    50.110 MHz   DX calling (Note 2).
    50.150 MHz   SSB Centre of Activity
    50.185 MHz   Crossband Centre of Activity
    50.200 MHz   MS Centre of Activity
    50.250 MHz   PSK31 Centre of Activity
    50.255 MHz   JT44
    50.260-50.280 MHz   PSK441
    50.270 MHz   FSK441 calling frequency
50.500-52.000 20 kHz All Modes.
    50.510 MHz SSTV (AFSK)
    50.520 MHz   Internet voice gateway (10 kHz channels)
    50.530 MHz   Internet voice gateway (10 kHz channels)
    50.540 MHz   Internet voice gateway (10 kHz channels)
    50.550 MHz   Fax working frequency
    50.600 MHz   RTTY (FSK)
    50.620-50.750 MHz   Digital communications
    50.710-50.910 MHz   FM repeater outputs (10 kHz channel spacing)
    51.210 MHz   (Note 4)
    51.210-51.410 MHz   FM repeater inputs (10 KHz channel spacing)
    51.430-51.590 MHz   FM (Note 3)
    51.530 MHz   GB2RS new broadcast and slow morse
    51.910-51.950 MHz   Internet voice gateways (10 kHz channels)
    51.950-51.990 MHz   (Note 4)
     
Note 1. Only to be used between station in different continents.
Note 2. No QSOs on this frequency. Always QSY when working intercontinental DX.
Note 3. 20 kHz channel spacing. Channel centre frequencies start at 51.430 MHz.
Note 4. These frequencies may be used by emergency communications groups.
LICENCE NOTES: Amateur Service 50.0-51.0 MHz Primary User: 26dBW permitted
                                Amateur Service 51.0-52.0 MHz Secondary User: 20dBW permitted - Available on the basis on non-interference
                                to other services (inside or outside the UK). 
70 MHz (4m) Maximum  UK Usage
  Bandwidth  
70.000-70.050 MHz 500 Hz Beacons
    70.030 MHz    Personal beacons.
70.050-70.250 2.7 kHz Narrow Band modes
    70.085 MHz    PSK31 centre of activity
    70.150 MHz    MS calling
    70.185 MHz    Cross-band activity centre
    70.200 MHz    SSB/CW calling
70.250-70.294 12 kHz All Modes
    70.260 MHz    AM/FM calling
70.294-70.500 12 kHz All modes channelised operations using 12.5 kHz spacing.
    70.3000 MHz   RTTY/fax calling/working
    70.3125 MHz   Digital modes
    70.3250 MHz   Digital modes
    70.3375 MHz   Digital modes
    70.3500 MHz   Digital modes (Note 1)
    70.3625 MHz   Digital modes
    70.3750 MHz   (Note 1)
    70.3875 MHz   Internet voice gateway
    70.4000 MHz   (Note 1)
    70.4125 MHz   Internet voice gateway
    70.4250 MHz   FM simplex - used by GB2RS news broadcast
    70.4375 MHz   Digital modes (special projects)
    70.4500 MHz   FM calling
    70.4625 MHz   Digital modes
    70.4750 MHz
    70.4875 MHz   Digital modes
     
Note 1.   These frequencies may be used by emergency communication groups.
LICENCE NOTES: Amateur Service 70.0-70.5 MHz   Secondary User: 22dBW permitted
                                Available on the basis of non-interference to other services (inside or outside the UK).
144MHz (2m) Maximum  UK Usage
  Bandwidth  
144.000-144.110 MHz 500Hz 144.000-144.035   MHz EME exclusive 
    144.050 MHz   Telegraphy calling
    144.100 MHz   Random MS telegraphy calling (Note 1)
144.110-144.150 500Hz 144.138 MHz   PSK31 centre of activity
    144.120-144.150 MHz   EME MGM (JT65)
144.150-144.180 2700Hz 144.150-144.160 MHz   FAI and EME activity SSB
    144.160-144.180 MHz   Alternative MGM allocation
    144.170 MHz   Alternative MGM calling frequency
144.180-144.360 2700Hz Telegraphy and SSB
    144.175 MHz   Microwave talk-back
    144.195-144.205 MHz   Random MS SSB
    144.200 MHz   Random MS SSB calling frequency
    144.250 MHz   GB2RS news broadcast and slow Morse
    144.260 MHz   (Note 5) (USB)
    144.300 MHz   SSB calling
144.360-144.399 2700Hz Telegraphy, MGM, SSB
    144.370 MHz   MGM calling frequency
144.400-144.490 500Hz Telegraphy, MGM - Beacons only
144.490-144.500   (Guard band)
144.500-144.794 20 kHz All Modes
    144.500 MHz   SSTV calling
    144.525   ATV SSB Talk-back
    144.600 MHz   RTTY calling
    144.600 MHz   RTTY working (FSK)
    144.625-144.675 MHz (Note 5)
    144.700 MHz   FAX calling
    144.750 MHz   ATV Talk-back
    144.775-144.794 MHz (Note 5)
144.794-144.990 12 kHz MGM Packet radio
    144.800-144.9875 MHz    Digital modes (including unattended)
    144.8000 MHz   Unconnected nets - APRS, UiView etc
    144.8125 MHz   Internet voice gateway users will begin migration to 144.850 MHz during
                          1st quarter of 2006.
    144.8250 MHz   Internet voice gateway
    144.8250 MHz   High speed packet users will migrate to 144.975 MHz before end of 2005.
    144.8375 MHz   Internet voice gateway
    144.8500 MHz   AX25 BBS user access
    144.8625 MHz   Available for nodes and BBSs on application  
    144.8750 MHz   TCP/IP user access
    144.8875 MHz   AX25 - priority for DX Cluster access
    144.9000 MHz   AX25 DX Cluster access
    144.9250 MHz   TCP/IP user access
    144.9500 MHz   AX25 BBS user access
    144.9750 MHz   High speed 25 kHz channel
144.990-145.1935 12 kHz FM   RV48 - RV63 Repeater input exclusive (Note 2)
145.200 12 kHz FM  Space communications (e.g. I.S.S.) - Earth-to-Space
    145.2000 MHz   (Note 4)(Note 5)
145.200-145.5935 12 kHz FM   V16-V48 FM simplex (Note 3)
    145.2125 MHz    Internet voice gateway
    145.2250 MHz   (Note 5)
    145.2375 MHz   Internet voice gateway
    145.2500 MHz   Used for slow Morse transmissions
    145.2875 MHz   Internet voice gateway
    145.3000 MHz   RTTY local
    145.3375 MHz   Internet voice gateway
    145.5000 MHz   Mobile calling
    145.5250 MHz   Used for GB2RS news broadcast.
    145.5500 MHz   Used for rally/exhibition talk-in
145.5935-145.7935 12 kHz FM   RV48 - RV63 Repeater output (Note 2)
145.800 12 kHz FM   Space communications (e.g. I.S.S.) - Space-Earth
144.806-146.000 12 kHz All Modes - Satellite exclusive
     
Unattended beacons: for DF Contests only.
Note 1. Meteor scatter operation can take place up to 26kHz higher than the reference frequency.
Note 2. 12.5kHz channels numbered RV48-RV63.RV48 input = 145.000 MHz, output=145.600 MHz.
Note 3. 12.5kHz simplex channels numbered V16-V46.   V16=145.200 MHz.
Note 4. Emergency Communications Groups utilising this frequency should take steps to avoid interference to ISS operations
in non-emergency situations.     
Note 5. These frequencies may be used by emergency communication groups.  
LICENCE NOTES: Amateur Service & Amateur Satellite Service: Primary User: 26dBW permitted.
430MHz (70cm) Maximum  UK Usage
IARU Recommendation Bandwidth  
430.0000-431.9810 MHz 20 kHz 430.0125 MHz   Internet voice gateway (Notes 7, 8)(12.5 kHz channel)
All modes   430.0250 MHz   Internet voice gateway (Notes 7, 8)(12.5 kHz channel)
    430.0375 MHz   Internet voice gateway (Notes 7, 8)(12.5 kHz channel)
    430.0500 MHz   Internet voice gateway (Notes 7, 8)(12.5 kHz channel)
    430.0625 MHz   Internet voice gateway (Notes 7, 8)(12.5 kHz channel)
    430.0750 MHz   Internet voice gateway (Notes 7, 8)(12.5 kHz channel)
    430.1625 MHz   Experimental MPT1327 Mobile TX Ch 1
430.4000-430.5750   430.1750 MHz   Experimental MPT1327 Mobile TX Ch 2
digital links   430.1875 MHz   Experimental MPT1327 Mobile TX Ch 3.
430.6000-430.9250   430.8000 MHz   EmerComms 7.6 MHz talkthrough - mobile TX
digital repeaters   430.8250-430.9750 MHz RU66-RU78 7.6 MHz split repeaters outputs
    See licence exclusion note; 431-432 MHz
    430.9900-431.9000 MHz Digital Communications
    431.0750 MHz   Internet voice gateway (6 dBW max)(12.5 kHz channel)
    431.1250 MHz   Internet voice gateway (6 dBW max)(12.5 kHz channel)
    431.1500 MHz   Internet voice gateway (6 dBW max)(12.5 kHz channel)
    431.1750 MHz   Internet voice gateway (6 dBW max)(12.5 kHz channel)
432.0000-432.1000 500 Hz 432.0000-432.0250 MHz   Moonbounce
Telegraphy   432.0500 MHz   Telegraphy centre of activity
MGM   432.0880 MHz   PSK31 centre of activity
432.1000-432.4000 2700 Hz 432.2000 MHz   SSB centre of activity
SSB, Telegraphy   432.3500 MHz   Microwave talkback calling frequency (Europe)
MGM   432.3700 MHz   FSK441 calling frequency
432.4000-432.5000 500 Hz  
Beacons Exclusive    
432.5000-432.9940 25 kHz 432.5000 MHz   Narrow band SSTV activity centre
All modes (Note 11) 432.5000-432.6000 MHz IARU Region 1 linear transponder inputs
Non-channelised   432.6000 MHz   RTTY (ASK/PSK) activity centre
    432.6000-432.8000 MHz IARU Region 1 linear transponder outputs
    432.6250 MHz   Digital communications
    432.6500 MHz   Digital communications
    432.6750 MHz   Digital communications
    432.7000 MHz   Fax activity centre
    432.7750 MHz   EmerComms 1.6 MHz Talkthrough  - base TX
    432.8000-432.9900 MHz Beacons (Note 9)
432.9940-433.3810 25 kHz 433.0000-433.3750 MHz (RB0-RB15) RU240-RU270
FM repeater outputs (Note 11) FM repeater outputs (25 kHz channels) in UK only
in UK only (Note 1)    
433.3940-433.5810 25 kHz 433.4000 MHz   U272; IARU Region 1 SSTV (FM/AFSK)
  (Note 11) 433.4250 MHz   U274
FM   433.4500 MHz   U276
Simplex   433.4750 MHz   U278
Channels   433.5000 MHz   U280  FM Calling channel
    433.5250 MHz   U282
    433.5500 MHz   U284  Used for Rally/Exhibition talk-in
    433.5750 MHz   U286
433.6000-434.0000 25 kHz 433.6000 MHz   U288  RTTY AFSK
All modes (Note 11) 433.6250 MHz   Digital communications
433.800 MHz for   433.6500 MHz   Digital communications
APRS where 144.800   433.6750 MHz   Digital communications
MHz cannot be   433.7000 MHz   (Notes 3 and 10)
used.   433.7250-433.7750 MHz    (Note 10)
    433.8000-434.2500 MHz   Digital communications
434.000-434.5940 25 kHz 433.9500-434.0500 MHz   12.5 kHz data channels
  (Note 11) 434.0625 MHz   Experimental MPT1327 Base TX Ch 1
    434.0750 MHz   Experimental MPT1327 Base TX Ch 2
    434.0875 MHz   Experimental MPT1327 Base TX Ch 3
    434.3750 MHz   EmerComms 1.6 MHz Talkthrough  - mobile TX
    434.4750 MHz   Internet voice gateway (25 kHz channels)
    434.5000 MHz   Internet voice gateway (25 kHz channels)
    434.5250 MHz   Internet voice gateway (25 kHz channels)
434.5940-434.9810 25 kHz 434.6000-434.9750 MHz (RB0-RB15) RU240-RU270
FM repeater inputs in (Note 11) FM repeater inputs (25 kHz channels) in UK only.
UK only and fast    
scan TV (Note 4)    
435.0000-438.0000 20 kHz Satellites and fast scan TV (Note 4)
438.0000-440.0000 25 kHz 438.0250-438.1750 MHz  IARU Region 1 Digital communications
All modes (Note 11) 438.2000-439.4250 MHz (Note 1)
    438.4000 MHz   EmerComms 7.6 MHz talkthrough - base TX
    438.4250-438.5750 MHz   RU66-RU78 7.6MHz split repeaters inputs
439.9875 POCSAG   439.6000-439.7500 MHz   Digital communications
     centre   439.7500-440.0000 MHz   Digital communications
     
Note 1: In Switzerland, Germany and Austria, repeater inputs are 431.050-431.825 MHz with 25 kHz spacing and outputs  
438.650-439.425 MHz.   In Belgium, France and the Netherlands repeater outputs are 430.025-430.375 MHz with 12.5 kHz spacing
and inputs at 431.625-431.975 MHz.   In other Eurpean countries repeater inputs are 433.000-433.375 MHz with 25 kHz spacing
and outputs at 434.600-434.975 MHz, I.e. the reverse of the UK allocation.
Note 3: IARU Region 1 FAX/AFSK.       
Note 4: Fast scan television carrier frequencies shall be chosen to avoid interference to other users, in particular the satellite
service and repeater inputs.  
Notes 5 and 6: Deleted.     
Note 7: Users must accept interference from repeater output channels in France and the Netherlands at 430.025-430.575 MHz.
Users with sites that allow propagation to other countries (notably France and the Netherlands) must survey the proposed
frequency before use to ensure that they will not cause interference to users in those countries.  
Note 8: Internet voice gateway channels: maximum deviation +-2.4kHz, maximum effective radiated power 10 dBW
Note 9: The beacon band in the UK is scheduled to change to 432.400-432.500 MHz when agreed by the Primary User.
Note 10:   These frequencies may be used by emergency communications groups.
Note 11:   IARU Region 1 recommended maximum bandwidths are 12.5 or 20 kHz
LICENCE NOTES:   Amateur service: Secondary User.    Amateur satellite service: 435-438MHz: Secondary User
                                  Exclusion: 431-432MHz not available within 100km radius of Charing Cross, London.
                                  Power limits: 430-432MHz 16dBW EIRP PEP, 432-440MHz 26dBW.
1.3 GHz (23cm) Maximum  UK Usage
IARU Recommendation Bandwidth  
1240.000-1243.250 MHz 150 kHz 1240.150 MHz   Packet Radio
All modes (Note 3) 1240.300 MHz   Packet Radio
1242.025-1242.250   1240.450 MHz   Packet Radio
1242.275-1242.700   1240.600 MHz   Packet Radio
Repeater outputs   1240.750 MHz   Packet Radio
1242.725-1243.250    
Packet Radio    
1243.250-1260.000   1248.000 MHz   FM TV repeater input
ATV   1249.000 MHz   FM TV repeater input
1258.150-1259.350    
Repeater outputs    
1,260.000-1,270.000   Amateur satellite service - Earth to Space only
Satellites    
1,270.000-1,272.000 20 kHz  
All modes    
1270.025-1270.700    
Repeater Inputs    
1270.725-1271.250    
Packet Radio    
1272.000-1290.994   1276.500 MHz   AM TV input
ATV/DATV   1280.000 MHz   FM TV Repeater input
1290.994-1291.481 25 kHz 1291.000 MHz   RM0 25 kHz spacing
  (Note 4) to
    1291.375 MHz   RM15 repeater inputs
1291.494-1296.000    
All modes    
1293.150-1294.350    
Repeater Inputs    
1296.000-1296.150 500 Hz 1296.000-1296.025 MHz Moonbounce
Telegraphy, MGM   1296.138 MHz   PSK31 Centre of activity
1296.150-1296.800 2700 Hz 1296.200 MHz   Narrow band centre of activity
Telegraphy, SSB   1296.370 MHz   FSK441 MS calling
and MGM   1296.400-1296.600 MHz   Linear transponder input
(Note 1)   1296.500 MHz   SSTV
    1296.600 MHz   RTTY
    1296.700 MHz   FAX
    1296.600-1296.800 MHz   Linear transponder output
1296.800-1296.994 500 Hz 1296.800-1296.990 MHz   Beacons
Beacons exclusive    
1296.994-1297.481 25 kHz 1297.000 MHz   RM0
  (Note 4) to
    1297.375 MHz   RM15 repeater outputs
1297.494-1297.981 25 kHz 1297.500 MHz   SM20 (UK)  25 kHz spacing
  (Note 4) to
FM simplex   1297.750 MHz   SM30
(Note 2)   1297.900 MHz   Internet voice gateway (25 kHz channel)
    1297.925 MHz   Internet voice gateway (25 kHz channel)
    1297.950 MHz   Internet voice gateway (25 kHz channel)
1298.000-1300.000 20 kHz Unattended remote control and beacons, and digital
All modes   communications
1298.025-1298.500    
Repeater outputs    
1298.500-1300.000    
Digital comms    
1298.725-1299.000 25 kHz 1299.000 MHz   Packet radio
Duplex packet radio 150 kHz 1299.425 MHz   Packet radio
  150 kHz 1299.575 MHz   Packet radio
  150 kHz 1299.725 MHz   Packet radio
1300.000-1325.000   TV repeater outputs (UK only)
    1308.000 MHz   FM TV repeater output
    1310.000 MHz   FM TV repeater output
    1311.500 MHz   AM TV repeater output
    1312.000 MHz   FM TV repeater output
    1316.000 MHz   FM TV repeater output
     
Note 1: Local traffic using narrow band modes should operate between 1,296.500-1,296.800 MHz during contests and band openings.
Note 2: Stations in countries that do not have access to 1,298-1,300 MHz may also use the FM simplex segment for digital
communications.       
Note 3:   IARU Region 1 recommended maximum bandwidth is 20 kHz.
Note 4:   IARU recommended maximum bandwidth is 12 kHz
LICENCE NOTES:   Amateur Service: Secondary User: 26dBW permitted
                                  Amateur satellite service: 1,260-1,270 MHz: Secondary user Earth to Space only: 26dBW
                                  Unattended service not permitted in Northern Ireland.   * In the sub-band 1,298-1,300 MHz unattended
                                  operation is not allowed within 50km of SS206127 (Bude) or SE202577 (Harrogate).
2.3 GHz (13cm) Maximum  UK Usage
IARU Recommendation Bandwidth  
2,310.000-2,320.000 MHz   2,310.000-2,310.500 MHz   Repeater links
Sub-regional 200 kHz 2,310.100 MHz                       Packet radio
(National band plans) 200 kHz 2,310.300 MHz                       Packet radio
    2,310.000-2,310.500 MHz   *Remote control
    2,311.000-2,315.000 MHz   High speed date
2,320.000-2,320.150   2,320.000-2,320.025 MHz   Moonbounce
CW exclusive    
2,320.150-2,320.800   2,320.200 MHz                      SSB centre of activity
CW and SSB    
2,320.800-2,321.000   2,320.800-2,320.990 MHz   Beacons
Beacons exclusive    
2,321.000-2,322.000    
Simplex and repeaters    
(Note 1)    
2,322.000-2,400.000   2,322.000-2,355.000 MHz   ATV and ATV repeaters
    2,355.100-2,364.000 MHz   Repeater links
  200 kHz 2,355.100 MHz                      Packet radio
  200 kHz 2,355.300 MHz                      Packet radio
    2,356.000-2,360.000 MHz *High speed data
  1,000 kHz 2,364.000 MHz                     *Packet radio
    2,365.000-2,370.000 MHz   Repeaters
    2,370.000-2,390.000 MHz   ATV and ATV repeaters
    2,390.000-2,392.000 MHz   Moonbounce
2,400.000-2,450.000   2,435.000 MHz                      ATV repeater outputs
Satellites   2,440.000 MHz                      ATV repeater outputs
     
Note 1:   Stations in countries which do not have access to the all modes section 2,322-2,390 MHz, use the simplex and repeater
segment 2,320-2,322 MHz for data transmission.
Note 2:   Stations in countries that do not have access to the narrow band segment 2,321-2,322 MHz, use the alternative narrow
band segment 2,304-2,306 MHz and 2,308-2,310 MHz.
Note 3:   The segment 2,433-2,443 MHz may be used for ATV if no satellite is using the segment.
LICENCE NOTES:   Amateur service: Secondary User: Users must accept interference from ISM users. 26dBW permitted
                                  Amateur satellite service: 2,400-2,450 MHz: Secondary user:   Users must accept interference from ISM
                                  users.   26dBW permitted.   *In the sub-bands 2,310.000-2,310.4125; 2,355-2,365 and 2,392-2,450 MHz
                                  unattended operation is not allowed in Northern Ireland or within 50km of SS206127 (Bude) or SE302577
                                  Harrogate.   ISM = Industrial, scientific and medical.
3.4 GHz (9cm)                                                                             UK Usage
IARU Recommendation    
3,400.000-3,402.000 MHz 3,400.100 MHz                      Centre of activity
Narrow band 3,400.800-3,401.000 MHz   Beacons
CW/EME/SSB 3,401.000-3,402.000 MHz   Remote control
3,402.000-3,456.000    
All modes    
3,456.000-3,458.000 3,456.000 MHz                       EME to USA
Narrow band    
CW/EME/SSB    
3,458.000-3,475.000    
All modes    
     
LICENCE NOTES:   Amateur Service: Secondary User: 26dBW permitted.
                                  Amateur satellite service: 3,400-3,450 MHz:   Secondary user: Users must accept interference from ISM users.
                                 26dBW permitted.    
                                  Unattended operation is permitted for remote control, digital modes and beacons, except in the sub-bands
                                  3,420-3,430 MHz within 50 km of SS206127 (Bude) and SE 302577 (Harrogate) and 3,450-3,455 MHz within 
                                  50 km of SO916223 (Cheltenham), SS206127 (Bude) and SE302577 (Harrogate).
                                  ISM = Industrial, scientific and medical
5.7 GHz (6cm)                                                                             UK Usage
IARU Recommendation    
5,650.000-5,668.000 MHz    
Satellite uplinks Amateur satellite service - Earth to Space only
5,650.000-5,670.000 5,668.200 MHz   Alternative centre of activity
Narrow band    
CW/EME/SSB    
5,670.000-5,680.000    
All modes    
     
5.755.000-5,760.000    
All modes    
5,760.000-5,762.000    
Narrow band 5,760.100 MHz                      Current centre of activity
CW/EME/SSB 5,760.800-5,761.000 MHz   Beacons
5,762.000-5,765.000    
All modes    
     
5,820.000-5,830.000    
All modes    
5,830.000-5,850.000    
Satellite downlinks Amateur satellite service - Space to Earth only
     
LICENCE NOTES:   Amateur service: 5,650-5,680 MHz, Secondary User: 26dBW permitted.
                                  5,755-5,765 and 5,820-5,850 MHz, Secondary user: Users must accept interference from ISM users.
                                  Amateur satellite service: 5,650-5,670 MHz and 5,830-5,850 MHz, Secondary User: Users must accept
                                  interference from ISM users.  26 dBW permitted.
                                  Unattended operation is permitted for remote control, digital modes and beacons, except in the sub-bands
                                  5,650-5,680 MHz within 50 km of SS206127 (Bude) and SE302577 (Harrogate). 
                                  ISM = Industrial, scientific and medical
10 GHz (3cm)                                                                             UK Usage
IARU Recommendation    
10,000.000-10,125.000 MHz 10,002.5-10,027.5 MHz   Wideband transponders - 015 OUT
  10,027.5-10,052.5 MHz   Wideband transponders - 040 OUT
Digital modes 10,052.5-10,077.5 MHz   Wideband transponders - 065 OUT
  10,080-10,090 MHz          Packet links    
  10,090-10,110 MHz          Wideband beacons and operating (Note 1)
  10,110-10,120 MHz          Voice repeaters OUT
10,225.000-10,250.000 10,227.5-10,252.5 MHz   Wideband transponders - 425 OUT
All modes 10,252.5-10,227.5 MHz   Wideband simplex
10,250.000-10,350.000 10,277.5-10,302.5 MHz   Wideband transponders - 015 IN
Digital modes 10,302.5-10,327.5 MHz   Wideband transponders - 040 IN
10,350.000-10,368.000 10,327.5-10,352.5 MHz   Wideband transponders - 065 IN
All modes 10,352.5-10,368 MHz       Wideband modes
10,368.000-10,370.000 10,368-10,370 MHz          Narrowband modes (Note 3)       
Narrowband telegraphy 10,368.1 MHz                     Centre of activity
EME/SSB 10,368.8-10,369 MHz       Beacons
Beacons    
10,370.000-10,450.000 10,370-10,390MHz         Wideband modes (Note 2)
  10,390-10,410 MHz         Wideband beacons and operating (Note 1)
All modes 10,412.5-10,437.5 MHz   Wideband transponders - 425 IN
  10,440-10,450 MHz         Voice repeaters RX
10,450.000-10,475.000 10,400-10,475 MHz         Unattended operation
  10,450-10,452 MHz         Alternative narrowband CW/EME/SSB (Note 3)
10,475.000-10,500.000    
All modes and Amateur satellite service ONLY
     satellites.    
     
Note 1.   10,400 MHz is the preferred frequency for wideband beacons but 10,100 MHz is still used.  
Note 2.   Wideband FM is preferred between 10,350-10,400 MHz to encourage compatibility between narrowband systems, however  
there is still activity between 10,050-10,125 MHz.  
Note 3.   The current NB sub-band is at 10,368 MHz; however, a sub-band at 10,450 MHz is being considered as a possible future  
alternative.  
Note 4.   Simplex TV operations should take place on wideband transponder inputs which are not being used by local transponders.  
Note 5.   Wideband transponder pairs are designated by input/output frequencies.   The pairings shown are recommended but  
occasionally variants may be needed to suit local circumstances.  
Note 6.   10,475-10,500 MHz is allocated ONLY to the amateur satellite service and NOT to the amateur service.  
LICENCE NOTES:   Amateur service: Secondary User: 26dBW permitted.   Amateur Satellite service:  
                                  10,475-10,500 MHz, Secondary User: 26 dBW permitted.   Unattended operation is permitted for remote control,   
                                  digital modes and beacons, except in the sub-bands 10,000-10,125 MHz within 50 km of SO916223 (Cheltendham)  
                                  SS206127 (Bude), SK985640 (Waddington) and SE302577 (Harrogate).  
24 GHz (12mm)                                                                             UK Usage
IARU Recommendation    
24,000.000-24,050.000 MHz    
     
Satellites 24,025 MHz  Preferred operating frequency wideband equipment
  24,048-24,050 MHz Narrowband operating
     
24,050.000-24,250.000    
All modes    
     
LICENCE NOTES:   Amateur service: 24,000-24,050 MHz, Primary user: Users must accept interference from ISM users.
                                                                 24,050-24,150 MHz: Secondary user: May only be used with the written permission of Ofcom.  
                                                                  Users must accept interference from ISM users.
                                                                  24,150-24,250 MHz: Secondary user: Users must accept interference from ISM users.
                                   Amateur satellite service: 24,000-24,050 MHz: Primary user: Users must accept intereference from ISM users.
                                  26dBW permitted.   Unattended operation is permitted for remote control, digital modes and beacons, except
                                   in the sub-bands 24,000-24,050 MHz within 50 km of SK985640 (Waddington) and SE302577 (Harrogate).
                                   ISM = Industrial, scientific and medical
47 GHz (6mm)                                                                             UK Usage
IARU Recommendation    
47,000.000-47,200.000 MHz 47,088.2 MHz Centre of narrowband activity
47,088.000-47,090.000    
narrow band segment    
     
LICENCE NOTES:   Amateur service and amateur satellite service, Primary user:   26dBw permitted.
                                  Unattended operation is permitted for remote control, digital modes and beacons, except within 50 km of
                                  SK985640 (Waddington) and SE302577 (Harrogate).
76 GHz (4mm)                                                                             UK Usage
IARU Recommendation    
75,500-76,000 MHz    
All modes (preferred) 75,976.200 MHz   IARU Region 1 preferred centre of activity
76,000.000-77,500.000    
All modes    
77,500-78,000 77,500.2 MHz  IARU recommended NB segment (Note 2)
All modes (preferred)    
78,000-81,000    
All modes    
     
Note 1.   Deleted      
Note 2.   After 1 January 2007  
LICENCE NOTES:  
75,500-76,000 MHz   Amateur service and Amateur Satellite service, Primary user:  
76,000-77,500 MHz   Amateur service and Amateur Satellite service, Secondary user:
77,500-78,000 MHz   Amateur service and Amateur Satellite service, Primary user:
78,000-81,000 MHz   Amateur service, Secondary user:
79,000-81,000 MHz   Amateur Satellite service, Secondary user:   26dBW permitted
78,000-79,000 MHz is NOT allocated to the amateur satellite service
The following bands are also allocated to the amateur service and the amateur satellite service  -
122,250-123,000 MHz   Secondary user  
134,000-136,000 MHz   Primary user  
136,000-141,000MHz    Secondary user  
142,000-144,000 MHz   Primary user (until 31st December 2006.)
241,000-248,000 MHz   Secondary user  
248,000-250,000 MHz   Primary user  
 
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Last modified: Thursday January 12, 2006