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QRP frequencies

This is my interpretation of the QRP frequencies. I thought this would be of interest to readers. Other than the military, amateur radio operators are the only users of the radio spectrum that are permitted to change frequency. This means that as licensed amateur radio operators, we do not have to restrict ourselves to stipulated channels. Having said that, each amateur radio band covers a wide range of frequencies and many applications for amateur radio in each band involve automated equipment such as repeaters, satellites, and beacons. For these reasons it has become general practice to specify frequencies, such as the QRP frequencies, as if they were channels.

BandFrequencyNotes
160 M1,836 kHzSSB QRP Centre of Activity
80 M3,560 kHz
3,690 kHz
Telegraphy QRP Centre of Activity
SSB QRP Centre of Activity
40 M7,030 kHz
7,090 kHz
Telegraphy QRP Centre of Activity
SSB QRP Centre of Activity
30 M10,116 kHzTelegraphy QRP Centre of Activity
20 M14,060 kHz
14,285 kHz
Telegraphy QRP Centre of Activity
SSB QRP Centre of Activity
17 M18,086 kHz
18,130 kHz
Telegraphy QRP Centre of Activity
SSB QRP Centre of Activity
15 M21,060 kHz
21,285 kHz
Telegraphy QRP Centre of Activity
SSB QRP Centre of Activity
12 M24,906 kHz
24,950 kHz
Telegraphy QRP Centre of Activity
SSB QRP Centre of Activity
10 M28,060 kHz
28,360 kHz
Telegraphy QRP Centre of Activity
SSB QRP Centre of Activity

To see all band frequencies as published by the RSGB, follow this link:- https://rsgb.services/public/bandplans/html/rsgb_band_plan_2019.htm


QRP frequencies

What is amateur radio?

Amateur radio is a popular technical hobby and volunteer public service. As a licensed amateur radio operator, you are permitted to transmit and receive radio signals on frequency bands allocated for use by amateur radio amateurs. Amateur radio operators use these designated bands of radio frequencies for non-commercial exchange of messages, wireless experimentation, self-training, and emergency communications. A 1910 announcement by the then HM Postmaster General licensed “experimental wireless”, which still uniquely gives radio amateurs the ability to innovate without commercial or statutory controls even in the closely regulated environment of the 21st century. Amateur radio is the only hobby governed by international treaty.

Amateur radio operators use the amateur radio bands for a variety of purposes:

  • Contacting people all over the world by radio which often leads to developing international friendships,
  • Competing in international competitions to test the effectiveness of their equipment and their skill as a radio operator,
  • Technical experimentation — many of the leaps forward in radio technology have been initiated by radio amateurs,
  • Communication through amateur space satellites or with the International Space Station (which carries an amateur radio station),
  • Providing communications at times of emergencies and undertaking exercises to maintain that capability.

There is no better way to explore the fascinating world of radio communications than by becoming a radio amateur.


70cm frequencies

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70cm frequencies

This is my interpretation of the 70cm frequencies. I thought this would be of interest to readers. Other than the military, amateur radio operators are the only users of the radio spectrum that are permitted to change frequency. This means that as licensed amateur radio operators, we do not have to restrict ourselves to stipulated channels. Having said that, the 70cm band covers a wide range of frequencies and many applications for amateur radio in the band involve automated equipment such as repeaters, satellites, and beacons. For these reasons it has become general practice to specify frequencies as if they were channels.

70cm frequencies

Specifying band frequencies does not distract from the enjoyment of working on 70cms. It basically means that you will now know where to listen for other users. It also means that when you transmit, you are less likely to interfere with other users that cannot change frequency, such as repeaters, satellites, and beacons. Here is my interpretation of the 70cm band frequencies.

FrequencyModeNameNotes
430.0000 MHzStart of band
430.1625 MHzUK DV 9 MHz split repeaters - inputsDVU13GB7TD Wakefield (DMR)
430.4000 MHzUK DV 9 MHz split repeaters - inputsDVU32
430.4125 MHzUK DV 9 MHz split repeaters - inputsDVU33
430.4250 MHzUK DV 9 MHz split repeaters - inputsDVU34GB7HS Batley (DMR)
430.4375 MHzUK DV 9 MHz split repeaters - inputsDVU35
430.4500 MHzUK DV 9 MHz split repeaters - inputsDVU36
430.4625 MHzUK DV 9 MHz split repeaters - inputsDVU37
430.4750 MHzUK DV 9 MHz split repeaters - inputsDVU38
430.4875 MHzUK DV 9 MHz split repeaters - inputsDVU39
430.5000 MHzUK DV 9 MHz split repeaters - inputsDVU40
430.5125 MHzUK DV 9 MHz split repeaters - inputsDVU41
430.5250 MHzUK DV 9 MHz split repeaters - inputsDVU042
430.5375 MHzUK DV 9 MHz split repeaters - inputsDVU43
430.5750 MHzUK DV 9 MHz split repeaters - inputsDVU46GB7HX Huddersfield (DMR)
430.5875 MHzUK DV 9 MHz split repeaters - inputsDVU47
430.6000 MHzUK DV 9 MHz split repeaters - inputsDVU48
430.6125 MHzUK DV 9 MHz split repeaters - inputsDVU49
430.6250 MHzUK DV 9 MHz split repeaters - inputsDVU50GB7RV Ribble Valley (DMR)
430.6375 MHzUK DV 9 MHz split repeaters - inputsDVU51
430.6500 MHzUK DV 9 MHz split repeaters - inputsDVU52
430.6625 MHzUK DV 9 MHz split repeaters - inputsDVU53GB7LE Leeds (DMR)
430.6750 MHzUK DV 9 MHz split repeaters - inputsDVU54
430.6875 MHzUK DV 9 MHz split repeaters - inputsDVU55
430.7000 MHzUK DV 9 MHz split repeaters - inputsDVU56
430.7125 MHzUK DV 9 MHz split repeaters - inputsDVU57GB7EL Nelson (DMR)
430.7250 MHzUK DV 9 MHz split repeaters - inputsDVU58
430.7375 MHzUK DV 9 MHz split repeaters - inputsDVU59GB7MR Rochdale (DMR)
430.7500 MHzUK DV 9 MHz split repeaters - inputsDVU60
430.7625 MHzUK DV 9 MHz split repeaters - inputsDVU61GB7WP Warrington (D-Star)
430.7750 MHzUK DV 9 MHz split repeaters - inputsDVU62GB7MY Bolton (D-Star)
430.8250 MHz7.6 MHz split repeaters – outputsRU66
430.8500 MHz7.6 MHz split repeaters – outputsRU68
430.8625 MHz7.6 MHz split repeaters – outputsRU69
430.8750 MHz7.6 MHz split repeaters – outputsRU70GB7HN Leigh (FM)
430.8875 MHz7.6 MHz split repeaters – outputsRU71
430.9000 MHz7.6 MHz split repeaters – outputsRU72GB3PZ Dukinfield (FM)
430.9125 MHz7.6 MHz split repeaters – outputsRU73
430.9250 MHz7.6 MHz split repeaters – outputsRU74
430.9375 MHz7.6 MHz split repeaters – outputsRU75GB3WP Hyde not operational
430.9500 MHz7.6 MHz split repeaters – outputsRU76
430.9625 MHz7.6 MHz split repeaters – outputsRU77
430.9750 MHz7.6 MHz split repeaters – outputsRU78
431.1250 MHzMB6ICY Oldham
(D-Star simplex gateway)
432.1000 MHz
432.4000 MHz
SSB, Telegraphy, Machine Generated Modes (MGM)
432.4000 MHz
432.4900 MHz
Propagation Beacons only
433.0000 MHz1.6 MHz split FM/DV repeater outputsRB0
433.0250 MHz1.6 MHz split FM/DV repeater outputsRB01GB3MA Bury (FM)
433.0500 MHz1.6 MHz split FM/DV repeater outputsRB02
433.0750 MHz1.6 MHz split FM/DV repeater outputsRB03GB3KU Ashton Under Lyne (FM)
433.1000 MHz1.6 MHz split FM/DV repeater outputsRB04
433.1250 MHz1.6 MHz split FM/DV repeater outputsRB05
433.1500 MHz1.6 MHz split FM/DV repeater outputsRB06GB3CR Caergwrle (FM)
433.1750 MHz1.6 MHz split FM/DV repeater outputsRB07
433.2000 MHz1.6 MHz split FM/DV repeater outputsRB08
433.2250 MHz1.6 MHz split FM/DV repeater outputsRB09
433.2500 MHz1.6 MHz split FM/DV repeater outputsRB10
433.2750 MHz1.6 MHz split FM/DV repeater outputsRB11
433.3000 MHz1.6 MHz split FM/DV repeater outputsRB12
433.3250 MHz1.6 MHz split FM/DV repeater outputsRB13
433.3500 MHz1.6 MHz split FM/DV repeater outputsRB14GB3MR Stockport (FM)
433.3750 MHz1.6 MHz split FM/DV repeater outputsRB15
433.4000 MHzFM SimplexU272
433.4250 MHzFM SimplexU274
433.4500 MHzFM SimplexU276
433.4750 MHzFM SimplexU278
433.5000 MHzFM SimplexU280Calling frequency
433.5250 MHzFM SimplexU282
433.5500 MHzFM SimplexU284
433.5750 MHzFM SimplexU286
434.6250 MHz1.6 MHz split FM/DV repeater inputsRB01GB3MA Bury (FM)
434.6500 MHz1.6 MHz split FM/DV repeater inputsRB02
434.6750 MHz1.6 MHz split FM/DV repeater inputsRB03GB3KU Ashton Under Lyne (FM)
434.7000 MHz1.6 MHz split FM/DV repeater inputsRB04
434.7250 MHz1.6 MHz split FM/DV repeater inputsRB05
434.7500 MHz1.6 MHz split FM/DV repeater inputsRB06GB3CR Caergwrle (FM)
434.7750 MHz1.6 MHz split FM/DV repeater inputsRB07
434.8000 MHz1.6 MHz split FM/DV repeater inputsRB08
434.8250 MHz1.6 MHz split FM/DV repeater inputsRB09
434.8500 MHz1.6 MHz split FM/DV repeater inputsRB10
434.8750 MHz1.6 MHz split FM/DV repeater inputsRB11
434.9000 MHz1.6 MHz split FM/DV repeater inputsRB12
434.9250 MHz1.6 MHz split FM/DV repeater inputsRB13
434.9500 MHz1.6 MHz split FM/DV repeater inputsRB14GB3MR Stockport (FM)
434.9750 MHz1.6 MHz split FM/DV repeater inputsRB15
435.0000 MHz
438.0000 MHz
Satellites and fast scan TV
435.1700 MHzAO-85 (Fox-1A) satelliteFM uplink frequency
435.3500 MHzAO-92 (Fox-1D) satelliteFM uplink frequency
436.7950MHzSO-50 satelliteFM downlink frequency
438.4250 MHz7.6 MHz split repeaters – inputsRU66
438.4500 MHz7.6 MHz split repeaters – inputsRU68
438.4625 MHz7.6 MHz split repeaters – inputsRU69
438.4750 MHz7.6 MHz split repeaters – inputsRU70GB7HN Leigh (FM)
438.4875 MHz7.6 MHz split repeaters – inputsRU71
438.5000 MHz7.6 MHz split repeaters – inputsRU72GB3PZ Dukinfield (FM)
438.5125 MHz7.6 MHz split repeaters – inputsRU73
438.5250 MHz7.6 MHz split repeaters – inputsRU74
438.5375 MHz7.6 MHz split repeaters – inputsRU75GB3WP Hyde not operational
438.5500 MHz7.6 MHz split repeaters – inputsRU76
438.5625 MHz7.6 MHz split repeaters – inputsRU77
438.5750 MHz7.6 MHz split repeaters – inputsRU78
438.5875 MHzDMR SimplexDH1
438.6000 MHzDMR SimplexDH2
438.6125 MHzDMR SimplexDH3Calling frequency
438.6250 MHzDMR SimplexDH4
438.6375 MHzDMR SimplexDH5
438.6500 MHzDMR SimplexDH6
438.8000 MHzLow Power Non-NoV Personal Hot-Spot usage
439.1625 MHzUK DV 9 MHz split repeaters - outputsDVU13GB7TD Wakefield (DMR)
439.4000 MHzUK DV 9 MHz split repeaters - outputsDVU32
439.4125 MHzUK DV 9 MHz split repeaters - outputsDVU33
439.4250 MHzUK DV 9 MHz split repeaters - outputsDVU34GB7HS Batley (DMR)
439.4375 MHzUK DV 9 MHz split repeaters - outputsDVU35
439.4500 MHzUK DV 9 MHz split repeaters - outputsDVU36
439.4625 MHzUK DV 9 MHz split repeaters - outputsDVU37
439.4750 MHzUK DV 9 MHz split repeaters - outputsDVU38
439.4875 MHzUK DV 9 MHz split repeaters - outputsDVU39
439.5000 MHzUK DV 9 MHz split repeaters - outputsDVU40
439.5125 MHzUK DV 9 MHz split repeaters - outputsDVU41
439.5250 MHzUK DV 9 MHz split repeaters - outputsDVU42
439.5375 MHzUK DV 9 MHz split repeaters - outputsDVU43
439.5750 MHzUK DV 9 MHz split repeaters - outputsDVU46GB7HX Huddersfield (DMR)
439.5875 MHzUK DV 9 MHz split repeaters - outputsDVU47
439.6000 MHzUK DV 9 MHz split repeaters - outputsDVU48
439.6125 MHzUK DV 9 MHz split repeaters - outputsDVU49
439.6250 MHzUK DV 9 MHz split repeaters - outputsDVU50GB7RV Ribble Valley (DMR)
439.6375 MHzUK DV 9 MHz split repeaters - outputsDVU51
439.6500 MHzUK DV 9 MHz split repeaters - outputsDVU52
439.6625 MHzUK DV 9 MHz split repeaters - outputsDVU53GB7LE Leeds (DMR)
439.6750 MHzUK DV 9 MHz split repeaters - outputsDVU54
439.6875 MHzUK DV 9 MHz split repeaters - outputsDVU55
439.7000 MHzUK DV 9 MHz split repeaters - outputsDVU56
439.7125 MHzUK DV 9 MHz split repeaters - outputsDVU57GB7EL Nelson (DMR)
439.7250 MHzUK DV 9 MHz split repeaters - outputsDVU58
439.7375 MHzUK DV 9 MHz split repeaters - outputsDVU59GB7MR Rochdale (DMR)
439.7500 MHzUK DV 9 MHz split repeaters - outputsDVU60
439.7625 MHzUK DV 9 MHz split repeaters - outputsDVU61GB7WP Warrington (D-Star)
439.7750 MHzUK DV 9 MHz split repeaters - outputsDVU62GB7MY Bolton (D-Star)
440.0000 MHzEnd of band

To see all band frequencies as published by the RSGB, follow this link:- https://rsgb.services/public/bandplans/html/rsgb_band_plan_2019.htm

To see frequency details for specific repeaters, go to:- https://ukrepeater.net/


70cm band plan

What is amateur radio?

Amateur radio is a popular technical hobby and volunteer public service. As a licensed amateur radio operator, you are permitted to transmit and receive radio signals on frequency bands allocated for use by amateur radio amateurs. Amateur radio operators use these designated bands of radio frequencies for non-commercial exchange of messages, wireless experimentation, self-training, and emergency communications. A 1910 announcement by the then HM Postmaster General licensed “experimental wireless”, which still uniquely gives radio amateurs the ability to innovate without commercial or statutory controls even in the closely regulated environment of the 21st century. Amateur radio is the only hobby governed by international treaty.

Amateur radio operators use the amateur radio bands for a variety of purposes:

  • Contacting people all over the world by radio which often leads to developing international friendships,
  • Competing in international competitions to test the effectiveness of their equipment and their skill as a radio operator,
  • Technical experimentation — many of the leaps forward in radio technology have been initiated by radio amateurs,
  • Communication through amateur space satellites or with the International Space Station (which carries an amateur radio station),
  • Providing communications at times of emergencies and undertaking exercises to maintain that capability.

There is no better way to explore the fascinating world of radio communications than by becoming a radio amateur.


144MHz frequencies

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144MHz frequencies

This is my interpretation of the 144MHz frequencies. I thought this would be of interest to readers. Other than the military, amateur radio operators are the only users of the radio spectrum that are permitted to change frequency. This means that as licensed amateur radio operators, we do not have to restrict ourselves to stipulated channels. Having said that, the 2 meter band covers a wide range of frequencies and many applications for amateur radio in the band involve automated equipment such as repeaters, satellites and beacons. For these reasons it has become general practice to specify frequencies as if they were channels.

144MHz frequencies

Specifying band frequencies does not distract from the enjoyment of working on the 144MHz band. It basically means that you will now know where to listen for other users. It also means that when you transmit, you are less likely to interfere with other users that cannot change frequency, such as repeaters, satellites, and beacons. Here is my interpretation of the 2 meter band frequencies.

FrequencyModeNameNotes
144.0000 MHzStart of band
144.0000 MHz
144.0250 MHz
All modesIncluding Satellite downlinks
144.0250 MHz
144.1000 MHz
Telegraphy (including EME CW)144.050 MHz Telegraphy Centre of Activity
144.100 MHz Random MS telegraphy calling
144.1000 MHz
144.1500 MHz
Telegraphy and MGMEME MGM activity
144.1500 MHz
144.4000 MHz
Telegraphy, MGM and SSB144.200 MHz Random MS SSB
144.250 MHz GB2RS news broadcast and slow Morse
144.260 MHz
144.300 MHz SSB Centre of Activity
144.370 MHz MGM MS calling
144.4000 MHz
144.4900 MHz
Propagation Beacons only144.4320 MHz GB3SEV Stourport-on-Severn
144.4900 MHz
144.5000 MHz
Beacon guard band144.491-144.493 MHz Personal Weak Signal MGM Beacons (BW: 500 Hz max)
144.5000 MHz
144.7940 MHz
All Modes144.500 MHz Image Modes (SSTV, Fax etc)
144.600 MHz Data Centre of Activity (MGM, RTTY etc)
144.6125 MHz UK Digital Voice (DV) calling
144.625-144.675 MHz
144.750 MHz ATV Talk-back
144.775-144.794 MHz
144.7940 MHz
144.9900 MHz
MGM / Digital Communications
145.0000 MHzFM/DV repeater inputRV48
145.0125 MHzFM/DV repeater inputRV49
145.0250 MHzFM/DV repeater inputRV50
145.0375 MHzFM/DV repeater inputRV51
145.0500 MHzFM/DV repeater inputRV52GB3MN Disley (FM)
145.0625 MHzFM/DV repeater inputRV53
145.0750 MHzFM/DV repeater inputRV54
145.0875 MHzFM/DV repeater inputRV55GB3SJ Northwich (FM)
145.1000 MHzFM/DV repeater inputRV56GB3HH Buxton (FM)
145.1125 MHzFM/DV repeater inputRV57
145.1250 MHzFM/DV repeater inputRV58GB3VT Stoke-on-Trent (FM)
145.1375 MHzFM/DV repeater inputRV59
145.1500 MHzFM/DV repeater inputRV60
145.1625 MHzFM/DV repeater inputRV61
145.1750 MHzFM/DV repeater inputRV62
145.1875 MHzFM/DV repeater inputRV63
145.2000 MHzFM/DV simplexV16
145.2125 MHzFM/DV simplexV17
145.2250 MHzFM/DV simplexV18
145.2375 MHzFM/DV simplexV19
145.2500 MHzFM/DV simplexV20
145.2625 MHzFM/DV simplexV21
145.2750 MHzFM/DV simplexV22
145.2875 MHzFM/DV simplexV23
145.3000 MHzFM/DV simplexV24
145.3125 MHzFM/DV simplexV25
145.3250 MHzFM/DV simplexV26
145.3375 MHzFM/DV simplexV27
145.3500 MHzFM/DV simplexV28
145.3625 MHzFM/DV simplexV29
145.3750 MHzFM/DV simplexV30
145.3875 MHzFM/DV simplexV31
145.4000 MHzFM/DV simplexV32
145.4125 MHzFM/DV simplexV33
145.4250 MHzFM/DV simplexV34
145.4375 MHzFM/DV simplexV35
145.4500 MHzFM/DV simplexV36
145.4625 MHzFM/DV simplexV37
145.4750 MHzFM/DV simplexV38
145.4875 MHzFM/DV simplexV39
145.5000 MHzFM/DV simplexV40FM calling
145.5125 MHzFM/DV simplexV41
145.5250 MHzFM/DV simplexV42GB2RS news broadcast
145.5375 MHzFM/DV simplexV43
145.5500 MHzFM/DV simplexV44Rally/exhibition talk-in
145.5625 MHzFM/DV simplexV45
145.5750 MHzFM/DV simplexV46
145.5875 MHzFM/DV simplexV47
145.6000 MHzFM/DV simplexV48
145.6000 MHzFM/DV repeater outputRV48
145.6125 MHzFM/DV repeater outputRV49
145.6250 MHzFM/DV repeater outputRV50
145.6375 MHzFM/DV repeater outputRV51
145.6500 MHzFM/DV repeater outputRV52GB3MN Disley (FM)
145.6625 MHzFM/DV repeater outputRV53
145.6750 MHzFM/DV repeater outputRV54
145.6875 MHzFM/DV repeater outputRV55GB3SJ Northwich (FM)
145.7000 MHzFM/DV repeater outputRV56GB3HH Buxton (FM)
145.7125 MHzFM/DV repeater outputRV57
145.7250 MHzFM/DV repeater outputRV58GB3VT Stoke-on-Trent (FM)
145.7375 MHzFM/DV repeater outputRV59
145.7500 MHzFM/DV repeater outputRV60
145.7625 MHzFM/DV repeater outputRV61
145.7750 MHzFM/DV repeater outputRV62
145.7875 MHzFM/DV repeater outputRV63
145.8000 MHzFM/DVSpace communications (e.g. I.S.S.) - Space-Earth
145.8060 MHz 146.0000 MHzAll modesSatellite exclusive
146.0000 MHzEnd of band

To see all band frequencies as published by the RSGB, follow this link:- https://rsgb.services/public/bandplans/html/rsgb_band_plan_2019.htm

To see frequency details for specific repeaters, go to:- https://ukrepeater.net/


144MHz band plan

What is amateur radio?

Amateur radio is a popular technical hobby and volunteer public service. As a licensed amateur radio operator, you are permitted to transmit and receive radio signals on frequency bands allocated for use by amateur radio amateurs. Amateur radio operators use these designated bands of radio frequencies for non-commercial exchange of messages, wireless experimentation, self-training, and emergency communications. A 1910 announcement by the then HM Postmaster General licensed “experimental wireless”, which still uniquely gives radio amateurs the ability to innovate without commercial or statutory controls even in the closely regulated environment of the 21st century. Amateur radio is the only hobby governed by international treaty.

Amateur radio operators use the amateur radio bands for a variety of purposes:

  • Contacting people all over the world by radio which often leads to developing international friendships,
  • Competing in international competitions to test the effectiveness of their equipment and their skill as a radio operator,
  • Technical experimentation — many of the leaps forward in radio technology have been initiated by radio amateurs,
  • Communication through amateur space satellites or with the International Space Station (which carries an amateur radio station),
  • Providing communications at times of emergencies and undertaking exercises to maintain that capability.

There is no better way to explore the fascinating world of radio communications than by becoming a radio amateur.