What frequencies are in the 6 meter band?

What frequencies are in the 6 meter band?

Six Meters (50-54 MHz) is known as “The Magic Band” to many of its fans, but the best description I ever heard came from a ham I worked during a frantic summer Sporadic-E opening: “This is a great band if you like having Mother Nature pull your chain.”

How far can 6 meter band transmit?

Multiple-hop sporadic E propagation allows intercontinental communications at distances of up to 10,000 kilometres (6,200 mi). In the southern hemisphere, sporadic E propagation is most common from November through early February.

What mode is 6 meter band?

6 Meters (50-54 MHz)

50.0-50.1 CW, beacons
50.3-50.6 All modes
50.6-50.8 Nonvoice communications
50.62 Digital (packet) calling
50.8-51.0 Radio remote control (20-kHz channels)

What frequencies can a ham technician use?

In This Article

Band Frequencies (In MHz) Modes You Can Use
40 meters 7.025 – 7.125 CW
15 meters 21.025 – 21.200 CW
10 meters 28.000 – 28.300 28.300 – 28.500 CW, RTTY/data, 200 watts PEP maximum power CW, phone, 200 watts PEP maximum power
Above 50 MHz All amateur privileges

How far can a shortwave radio transmit?

Shortwave radio travels much farther than broadcast FM (88–108 MHz). Shortwave broadcasts can be easily transmitted over a distance of several thousand miles, including from one continent to another.

What band is ham radio?

As for ham radio, the FCC has allocated a specific set of frequencies that start at the AM radio band at 1.6 MHz and end at 1240 MHz. This range includes two radio frequency bands, Very High Frequency (VHF), and Ultra HIgh Frequency (UHF), each of which has its pros and cons.

What frequencies can I use without a ham license?

The Family Radio Server (FRS) authorizes 22 channels in the 462 MHz and 467 MHz range, and it is available without a license. This device can operate outside those frequencies. Using these outside that frequency in the US could land you with fines, loss of device, or worse.