DETAILED BAND PLAN

2200 and 600 - meter bands

General, Advanced and Amateur Extra class licensees are authorized to use these Amateur Bands

Amateurs wishing to operate on either 2,200 or 630 meters must first register with the Utilities Technology Council online at https://utc.org/plc-database-amateur-notification-process/. You need only register once for each band.

135.7 – 137.8 1 W EIRP maximum

472 - 479 KHz:  5 W EIRP maximum, except in Alaska within 496 miles of Russia where the power limit is 1 W EIRP.

 

160 Meters (1.8-2.0 MHz)

1.800 - 2.000CW

1.800 - 1.810Digital Modes

1.810CW QRP

1.843-2.000SSB, SSTV and other wideband modes

1.910SSB QRP

1.995 - 2.000Experimental

1.999 - 2.000Beacons

 

80 Meters (3.5-4.0 MHz)

3.590RTTY/Data DX

3.570-3.600RTTY/Data

3.790-3.800DX window

3.845SSTV

3.885AM calling frequency

 

60 Meters (5 MHz channels)

*Only one signal at a time is permitted on any channel

*Maximum effective radiated output is 100 W PEP

5330.5USB phone1 and CW/RTTY/data2

5346.5USB phone1 and CW/RTTY/data2

5357.0USB phone1 and CW/RTTY/data2

5371.5USB phone1 and CW/RTTY/data2

5403.5USB phone1 and CW/RTTY/data2

 

1. USB is limited to 2.8 kHz

2. CW and digital emissions must be centered 1.5 kHz above the channel frequencies indicated in the above chart

 

40 Meters (7.0-7.3 MHz)

7.040RTTY/Data DX

7.080-7.125RTTY/Data

7.171SSTV

7.290AM calling frequency

 

30 Meters (10.1-10.15 MHz)

10.130-10.140RTTY

10.140-10.150Packet

 

20 Meters (14.0-14.35 MHz)

14.070-14.095RTTY

14.095-14.0995Packet

14.100NCDXF Beacons

14.1005-14.112Packet

14.230SSTV

14.286AM calling frequency

 

17 Meters (18.068-18.168 MHz)

18.100-18.105RTTY

18.105-18.110Packet

 

15 Meters (21.0-21.45 MHz)

21.070-21.110RTTY/Data

21.340SSTV

 

12 Meters (24.89-24.99 MHz)

24.920-24.925RTTY

24.925-24.930Packet

 

10 Meters (28-29.7 MHz)

28.000-28.070CW

28.070-28.150RTTY

28.150-28.190CW

28.200-28.300Beacons

28.300-29.300Phone

28.680SSTV

29.000-29.200AM

29.300-29.510Satellite Uplinks or Downlinks

29.520-29.590Repeater Inputs

29.600FM Simplex

29.610-29.700Repeater Outputs

 

6 Meters (50-54 MHz)

50.0-50.1CW, beacons

50.060-50.080beacon subband

50.1-50.3SSB, CW

50.10-50.125DX window

50.125SSB calling

50.3-50.6All modes

50.6-50.8Nonvoice communications

50.62Digital (packet) calling

50.8-51.0Radio remote control (20-kHz channels)

51.0-51.1Pacific DX window

51.12-51.48Repeater inputs (19 channels)

51.12-51.18Digital repeater inputs

51.5-51.6

Simplex (six channels)

51.62-51.98Repeater outputs (19 channels)

51.62-51.68Digital repeater outputs

52.0-52.48Repeater inputs (except as noted; 23 channels)

52.02, 52.04FM simplex

52.2TEST PAIR (input)

52.5-52.98Repeater output (except as noted; 23 channels)

52.525Primary FM simplex

52.54Secondary FM simplex

52.7TEST PAIR (output)

53.0-53.48Repeater inputs (except as noted; 19 channels)

53.0Remote base FM simplex

53.02Simplex

53.1, 53.2, 53.3, 53.4Radio remote control

53.5-53.98Repeater outputs (except as noted; 19 channels)

53.5, 53.6, 53.7, 53.8Radio remote control

53.52, 53.9Simplex

 

2 Meters (144-148 MHz)

144.00-144.05EME (CW)

144.05-144.10General CW and weak signals

144.10-144.20EME and weak-signal SSB

144.200National calling frequency

144.200-144.275General SSB operation

144.275-144.300Propagation beacons

144.30-144.50New OSCAR subband

144.50-144.60Linear translator inputs

144.60-144.90FM repeater inputs

144.90-145.10Weak signal and FM simplex (145.01,03,05,07,09 are widely used for packet)

145.10-145.20Linear translator outputs

145.20-145.50FM repeater outputs

145.50-145.80Miscellaneous and experimental modes

145.80-146.00OSCAR subband

146.01-146.37Repeater inputs

146.40-146.58Simplex

146.52National Simplex Calling Frequency

146.61-146.97Repeater outputs

147.00-147.39Repeater outputs

147.42-147.57Simplex

147.60-147.99Repeater inputs

Notes: The frequency 146.40 MHz is used in some areas as a repeater input. This band plan has been proposed by the ARRL VHF-UHF Advisory Committee.

 

1.25 Meters (222-225 MHz)

222.0-222.150Weak-signal modes

222.0-222.025EME

222.05-222.06Propagation beacons

222.1SSB & CW calling frequency

222.10-222.15Weak-signal CW & SSB

222.15-222.25Local coordinator's option; weak signal, ACSB, repeater inputs, control

222.25-223.38FM repeater inputs only

223.40-223.52FM simplex

223.52-223.64Digital, packet

223.64-223.70Links, control

223.71-223.85Local coordinator's option; FM simplex, packet, repeater outputs

223.85-224.98Repeater outputs only

Note: The 222 MHz band plan was adopted by the ARRL Board of Directors in July 1991.

 

70 Centimeters (420-450 MHz)

420.00-426.00ATV repeater or simplex with 421.25 MHz video carrier control links and experimental

426.00-432.00ATV simplex with 427.250-MHz video carrier frequency

432.00-432.07EME (Earth-Moon-Earth)

432.07-432.10Weak-signal CW

432.1070-cm calling frequency

432.10-432.30Mixed-mode and weak-signal work

432.30-432.40Propagation beacons

432.40-433.00Mixed-mode and weak-signal work

433.00-435.00Auxiliary/repeater links

435.00-438.00Satellite only (internationally)

438.00-444.00ATV repeater input with 439.250-MHz video carrier frequency and repeater links

442.00-445.00Repeater inputs and outputs (local option)

445.00-447.00Shared by auxiliary and control links, repeaters and simplex (local option)

446.00National simplex frequency

447.00-450.00Repeater inputs and outputs (local option)


33 Centimeters (902-928 MHz)

Frequency Range

Mode

Functional Use

Comments

902.000-902.075

FM / other including DV Or CW/SSB

Repeater inputs 25 MHz split paired with those in 927.000-927.075 or Weak signal

12.5 kHz channel spacing Note 2)

902.075-902.100

CW/SSB

Weak signal

 

902.100                    

CW/SSB

Weak signal calling

Regional option

902.100-902.125

CW/SSB

Weak signal

 

902.125-903.000

FM/other including DV

Repeater inputs 25 MHz split paired with those in 927.1250-928.0000

12.5 kHz channel spacing

903.000-903.100

CW/SSB

Beacons and weak signal

 

903.100

CW/SSB

Weak signal calling

Regional option

903.100-903.400

CW/SSB

Weak signal

 

903.400-909.000

Mixed modes

Mixed operations including control links

 

909.000-915.000

Analog/digital

Broadband multimedia including ATV, DATV and SS

Notes 3) 4)

915.000-921.000

Analog/digital

Broadband multimedia including ATV, DATV and SS

Notes 3) 4)

921.000-927.000

Analog/digital

Broadband multimedia including ATV, DATV and SS

Notes 3) 4)

927.000-927.075

FM / other including DV

Repeater outputs 25 MHz split paired with those in 902.0000-902.0750

12.5 kHz channel spacing

927.075-927.125

FM / other including DV

Simplex

 

927.125-928.000

FM / other including DV

Repeater outputs 25 MHz split paired with those in 902.125-903.000

12.5 kHz channel spacing Notes 5) 6)

 

Notes:
1) Significant regional variations in both current band utilization and the intensity and frequency distribution of noise sources preclude one plan that is suitable for all parts of the country.  These variations will require many regional frequency coordinators to maintain band plans that differ in some respects from any national plan.  As with all band plans, locally coordinated plans always take precedence over any general recommendations such as a national band plan.

2) May be used for either repeater inputs or weak-signal as regional needs dictate

3) Division into channels and/or separation of uses within these segments may be done regionally based on needs and usage, such as for 2 MHz-wide digital TV.

4) These segments may also be designated regionally to accommodate alternative repeater splits.

5) Simplex FM calling frequency 927.500 or regionally selected alternative.

6) Additional FM simplex frequencies may be designated regionally.
 

23 Centimeters (1240-1300 MHz)

Frequency Range

Suggested Emission Types

 Functional Use

1240.00-1246.000

ATV

ATV Channel #1

1246.000-1248.000

FM, digital

Point-to-point links paired with 1258.000-1260.000

1248.000-1252.000

Digital

 

1252.000-1258.000

ATV

ATV Channel #2

1258.000-1260.000

FM, digital

Point-to-point links paired with 1246.000-1248.000

1240.000-1260.000

FM ATV

Regional option

1260.000-1270.000

Various

Satellite uplinks, Experimental, Simplex ATV

 1270.000-1276.000

 FM, digital

Repeater inputs, 25 kHz channel spacing, paired with 1282.000-1288.000

 1270.000-1274.000

 FM, digital

Repeater inputs, 25 kHz channel spacing, paired with 1290.000-1294.000 (Regional option)

1276.000-1282.000

ATV

ATV Channel #3

 1282.000-1288.000

 FM, digital

Repeater outputs, 25 kHz channel spacing, paired with 1270.000-1276.000

1288.000-1294.000

Various

Broadband Experimental, Simplex ATV

 1290.000-1294.000

 FM, digital

Repeater outputs, 25 kHz channel spacing, paired with 1270.000-1274.000 (Regional option)

1294.000-1295.000

FM

FM simplex

 

FM

National FM simplex calling frequency 1294.500

1295.000-1297.000

 

Narrow Band Segment

1295.000-1295.800

Various

Narrow Band Image, Experimental

1295.800-1296.080

CW, SSB, digital

EME

1296.080-1296.200

CW, SSB

Weak Signal

 

CW, SSB

CW, SSB calling frequency 1296.100

1296.200-1296.400

CW, digital

Beacons

1296.400-1297.000

Various

General Narrow Band

1297.000-1300.000

Digital

 

Note: The need to avoid harmful interference to FAA radars may limit amateur use of certain frequencies in the vicinity of the radars.


13 Centimeters (2300-2310 and 2390-2450 MHz)

Frequency Range

Emission
Bandwidth

Functional Use

 2300.000-2303.000

 0.05 - 1.0 MHz                   

 Analog & Digital, including full duplex; paired with 2390 - 2393 

2303.000-2303.750

 < 50 kHz

 Analog & Digital; paired with 2393 - 2393.750

2303.75-2304.000

 

 SSB, CW, digital weak-signal

2304.000-2304.100

 3 kHz or less

 Weak Signal EME Band

 2304.10-2304.300

 3 kHz or less

 SSB, CW, digital weak-signal (Note 1)

 2304.300-2304.400

 3 kHz or less

 Beacons

2304.400-2304.750

 6 kHz or less

 SSB, CW, digital weak-signal & NBFM

 2304.750-2305.000

 < 50 kHz

 Analog & Digital; paired with 2394.750 - 2395

 2305.000-2310.000

 0.05 - 1.0 MHz

 Analog & Digital, paired with 2395 - 2400 (Note 2)

 2310.000-2390.000                                                      NON-AMATEUR

2390.000-2393.000

0.05 - 1.0 MHz

Analog & Digital, including full duplex; paired with 2300- 2303

 2393.000-2393.750

 < 50 kHz

 Analog & Digital; paired with 2303 - 2303.750

 2393.750-2394.750

 

 Experimental

 2394.750-2395.000

 < 50 kHz

 Analog & Digital; paired with 2304.750 - 2305

 2395.000-2400.000

 0.05 - 1.0 MHz

Analog & Digital, including full duplex; paired with 2305- 2310

2400.000-2410.000

6 kHz or less

Amateur Satellite Communications

2410.000-2450.000

22 MHz max.

Broadband Modes (Notes 3, 4)

Notes:
1: 2304.100 is the National Weak-Signal  Calling Frequency
2:  2305 - 2310 is allocated on a primary basis to Wireless Communications Services (Part 27). Amateur operations in this segment, which are secondary, may not be possible in all areas.
3:  Broadband segment may be used for any combination of high-speed data (e.g. 802.11 protocols), Amateur Television and other high-bandwidth activities.  Division into channels and/or separation of uses within this segment may be done regionally based on needs and usage.
4:  2424.100 is the Japanese EME transmit frequency

 
Note: The following band plans were adopted by the ARRL Board of Directors in 2012.

 

3300-3500 MHz

Level I - Major Band DivisionsLevel II - Sub-Band DivisionsLevel IIISuggestedSuggested 

Frequency Range (MHz)Frequency Range (MHz)Specific Freq.Emission TypesEmission B.W. 

FromToWidthFromToWidthMHz(Note 1)(Note 1)Functional Use

3300.0003309.0009.0    Analog & Digital, including Full Duplex0.1 - 1.0 MHzAnalog & Digital; paired with 3430.0-3439.0; 130 MHz Split

3309.0003310.0001.0      Experimental

3310.0003330.00020.0    Analog & Digital, including Full Duplex>1.0 MHzAnalog & Digital; paired with 3410.0-3430.0; 100 MHz Split

3330.0003332.0002.0      Experimental

3332.0003339.0007.0      RADIO ASTRONOMY PROTECTED BAND (Note 4)

3339.0003345.8006.8    Analog & Digital, including Full Duplex0.1 - 1.0 MHzAnalog & Digital; paired with 3439.0-3445.8; 100 MHz Split

3345.8003352.5006.7      RADIO ASTRONOMY PROTECTED BAND (Note 4)

3352.5003355.0002.5    Analog & Digital, including Full Duplex0.05 - 0.2 MHzAnalog & Digital; paired with 3452.5-3455.0; 100 MHz Split

3355.0003357.0002.0      Experimental

3357.0003360.0003.0    Analog & Digital, including Full Duplex50 kHz or lessAnalog & Digital; paired with 3457.0-3460.0

3360.0003400.00040.0    OFDM, others22 MHz max.Broadband Modes (Note 3)

3360.0003380.00020.0 ATV Amateur Television of all authorized modulation standards/formats at local option

3400.0003410.00010.0    CW, SSB, NBFM6 kHz or lessAmateur Satellite Communications

3400.0003400.3000.3 CW, SSB, Digital3 kHz or lessWeak Signal EME Band 

3400.3003401.0000.7 CW, SSB, Digital3 kHz or lessTerrestrial Weak Signal Band - Future (Note 2)

3400.100CW, SSB, Digital EME Calling Frequency

3410.0003430.00020.0    Analog & Digital, including Full Duplex>1.0 MHzAnalog & Digital; paired with 3310.0-3330.0; 100 MHz Split

3430.0003439.0009.0    Analog & Digital, including Full Duplex0.1 - 1.0 MHzAnalog & Digital; paired with 3300.0-3309.0; 130 MHz Split

3439.0003445.8006.8    Analog & Digital, including Full Duplex0.1 - 1.0 MHzAnalog & Digital; paired with 3339.0-3345.8; 100 MHz Split

3445.8003452.5006.7      Experimental

3452.5003455.0002.5    Analog & Digital, including Full Duplex0.05 - 0.2 MHzAnalog & Digital; paired with 3352.5-3355.0; 100 MHz Split

3455.0003455.5000.5     100 kHz or lessCrossband linear translator (input or output)

3455.5003457.0001.5    CW, SSB, NBFM, Digital6 kHz or lessTerrestrial Weak Signal Band - Legacy (Note 2)

3456.100 6 kHz or lessWeak Signal Terrestrial Calling Frequency

3456.3003457.0000.1 CW, Digital1 kHz or lessPropagation Beacons

3457.0003460.0003.0    Analog & Digital, including Full Duplex50 kHz or lessAnalog & Digital; paired with 3357.0-3360.0; 100 MHz Split

3460.0003500.00040.0    OFDM, others22 MHz max.Broadband Modes (Note 3)

3460.0003480.00020.0 ATV Amateur Television of all authorized modulation standards/formats at local option

9 cm Band Plan Notes 

Note 1 – Includes all other emission modes authorized in the 9 cm amateur band whose necessary bandwidth does not exceed the suggested bandwidths listed.

Note 2 – Weak Signal Terrestrial legacy users are encouraged to move to 3400.3 to 3401.0 MHz as time and resources permit.

Note 3 – Broadband segments may be used for any combination of high-speed data (e.g. 802.11 protocols), Amateur Television and other high-bandwidth activities.  Division into channels and/or separation of uses within these segments may be done regionally based on need and usage.

 Note 4 – Per ITU RR 5.149 from WRC-07, these band segments are also used for Radio Astronomy.  Amateur use of these frequencies should be first coordinated with the National Science Foundation (esm@nsf.gov).

 

5 Centimeters (5650.0-5925.0 MHz)

Frequency Range

Emission
Bandwidth

Functional Use

5650.0-5670.0

              

Amateur Satellite; Up-Link Only 

5650.0-5675.0

 0.05 - 1.0 MHz

Experimental

5675.0-5750.0

 >= 1.0 MHz

Analog & Digital; paired with 5850-5925 MHz (Note 2)

5750.0-5756.0

 >= 25 kHz and <1 MHz

Analog & Digital; paired with 5820-5826 MHz

5756.0-5759.0

 <= 50 kHz

Analog & Digital; paired with 5826-5829 MHz

5759.0-5760.0

< 6 kHz

SSB, CW, Digital Weak-Signal

5760.0-5760.1

< 3kHz

EME

5760.1-5760.3

< 6 KHz

SSB, CW, Digital Weak-Signal (Note 1)

5760.3-5760.4

< 3 KHz

Beacons

5760.4-5761.0

< 6 KHz

SSB, CW, Digital Weak-Signal

5761.0-5775.0

<=50 kHz

Experimental

5775.0-5800.0

>=100 kHz

Experimental

5800.0-5820.0

 

Experimental

 5820.0-5826.0

 >=25 kHz and <1 MHz

Analog & Digital; paired with 5750-5756 MHz

5826.0-5829.0

<=50 kHz

Analog & Digital; paired with 5756-5759 MHz

5829.0-5850.0

0.05-1.0 MHz

Experimental

5830.0-5850.0 Amateur Satellite; Down-Link Only

5850.0-5925.0>=1.0 MHzAnalog & Digital; paired with 5675-5750 MHz (Note 2)

Note 1: 5760.1 is the National Weak-Signal Calling Frequency

Note 2: Broadband segment may be used for any combination of high-speed data (eg: 802.11 protocols), Amateur Television and other high-bandwidth activities. Division into channels and/or separation of uses within this segment may be done regionally based on needs and usage.


3 Centimeters (10000.000-10500.000 MHz )

Frequency Range

Emission
Bandwidth

Functional Use

10000.00 - 10050.000 Experimental

10050.000-10100.000<=100 kHzAnalog & Digital; paired with 10300-10350

10100.000-10115.000>=25 kHz and <1 MHzAnalog & Digital; paired with 10350-10365

10115.000-10117.000<=50 kHzAnalog & Digital; paired with 10365-10367

10117.000-10120.000 Experimental

10120.000-10125.000<=50 kHzAnalog & Digital; paired with 10370-10375

10125.000-10200.000>=1 MHzAnalog & Digital; paired with 10375-10450 (Note 2)

10200.000-10300.000 Wideband Gunnplexers

10300.000-10350.000<=100 kHzAnalog & Digital; paired with 10050-10100

10350.000-10365.000>=25 kHz and <1 MHzAnalog & Digital; paired with 10100-10115

10365.000-10367.000<=50 kHzAnalog & Digital; paired with 10115-10117

10367.000-10368.3006 kHz or lessSSB, CW, Digital Weak-Signal & NBFM (Note 1

10368.300-10368.4006 kHz or lessBeacons

10368.400-10370.0006 kHz or lessSSB, CW, Digital Weak-Signal & NBFM

10370.000-10375.000<=50 kHzAnalog & Digital; paired with 10120-10125

10375.000-10450.000>=1 MHzAnalog & Digital; paired with 10125-10200 (Note 2)

10450.000-10500.000 Space, Earth & Telecommand Stations

Note 1: 10368.100 is the National Weak-Signal Calling Frequency

Note 2: Broadband segment may be used for any combination of high-speed data (eg: 802.11 protocols), Amateur Television and other high-bandwidth activities. Division into channels and/or separation of uses within this segment may be done regionally based on needs and usage.

Above 10.50 GHz*

All modes and licensees (except Novices) are authorized Amateur Bands above 10.5 GHz.

* US amateurs must check Sections 97.301, 97.303, 97.305 and 97.307 for sharing requirements before operating.