-Legal US requencies

LEGAL UNITED STATES FREQUENCIES

Legal US Frequencies, Oct 2002

Here is a quick list of legal frequencies here in the United States:
Licensed Amateur (HAM) Frequencies


You will quickly notice there is a relationship between frequency and length of the wave.
One way to express this is Meter= 300/MHz


HF BAND (VLF/LF Very Low and Low Frequency)
BANDLOW END OF BANDHIGH END OF BAND
2200 meters 135.7 KHz MHz 137.8 MHz
630 meters 472 KHz MHz 479 Hz

HF BAND (High Frequency)
HF BANDLOW END OF BANDHIGH END OF BAND
160 meters 01.800 MHz 02.000 MHz
* 80 meters 03.500 MHz 04.000 MHz
* 60 meters 05.332 MHz Center of Ch 1
* 60 meters 05.348 MHz Center of Ch 2
* 60 meters 05.368 MHz Center of Ch 3
* 60 meters 05.373 MHz Center of Ch 4
* 60 meters 05.405 MHz Center of Ch 5
* 40 meters 07.000 MHz 07.300 MHz
* 30 meters 10.100 MHz 10.150 MHz
* 20 meters 14.000 MHz 14.350 MHz
* 17 meters 18.068 MHz 18.168 MHz
* 15 meters 21.000 MHz 21.450 MHz
* 10 meters 28.000 MHz 29.700 MHz

VHF BAND (Very High Frequency)
VHF BANDLOW END OF BANDHIGH END OF BAND
*006 meters 050.000 MHz 054.000 MHz
*002 meters 144.000 MHz 148.000 MHz
*1.25 meters 222.000 MHz 225.000 MHz

UHF BAND (Ultra High Frequency)
UHF BANDLOW END OF BANDHIGH END OF BAND
*70 centimeters 0420.000 MHz 0450.000 MHz
033 centimeters 0902.000 MHz 0928.000 MHz
23 centimeters 1240.000 MHz 1300.000 MHz
013 centimeters 2300.000 MHz2450.000 MHz
009 centimeters 3300.000 MHz3500.000 MHz
005 centimeters 5650.000 MHz5925.000 MHz
003 centimeters 10,000.00 MHz10,500.00 MHz
**1.2 centimeters 24,000.00 MHz24,2500.00 MHz

EHF BAND (Extremely High Frequency)
006 millimeters 47.0 GHz47.2 GHz
***4 millimeters 75.5 GHz81.0 GHz
02.5 millimeters 119.98 GHz 120.02 GHz
002 millimeters 142 GHz149 GHz
001 millimeters 241. GHz250 GHz
All Frequencies 300 GHzInfinity and beyond


* bands I have equipment and antennas to receive and transmit
**microwave oven frequency
***76-77 GHz is suspended per 97.303 (r)
60 Meters. 50 watts max. and it is suggested you transmit 1.5 Khz below stated frequency on USB.
I want to thank John Hennessee, N1KB, from the ARRL for his help on the microwave bands
For the most accurate US frequencies. FCC: Subpart D: 97.301




Here is a quick list of legal frequencies here in the United States:
Open, No license needed on either CB or FRS bands



Citizen's Band
Limited to a maximum of Five (5) Watts output
Ch. - Freq.
01 - 26.965 
02 - 26.975 
03 - 26.985 
04 - 27.005 
05 - 27.015 
06 - 27.025 
07 - 27.035 
08 - 27.055 
09 - 27.065 
10 - 27.075
Ch. - Freq.
11 - 27.085 
12 - 27.105 
13 - 27.115 
14 - 27.125 
15 - 27.135 
16 - 27.155 
17 - 27.165 
18 - 27.175 
19 - 27.185 
20 - 27.205
Ch. - Freq.
21 - 27.215 
22 - 27.225 
23 - 27.255 
24 - 27.235 
25 - 27.245 
26 - 27.265 
27 - 27.275 
28 - 27.285 
29 - 27.295 
30 - 27.305 
Ch. - Freq.
31 - 27.315 
32 - 27.325 
33 - 27.335 
34 - 27.345 
35 - 27.355 
36 - 27.365 
37 - 27.375 
38 - 27.385 
39 - 27.395 
40 - 27.405 


CB frequencies borrowed from www.geocities.com/CapeCanaveral/Hangar/1251/radio.html



Family Radio Service Frequency's
No license needed,

FRS is limited to 500 mw, handheld unit, fixed antenna, CERT tends to use these frequencies

GFRS is limited to 50 watts, same freqencies, requires a no test FCC license for $85

Ch. - Freq. FRS
Ch 01 - 462.5625 
Ch 02 - 462.5875 
Ch 03 - 462.6125 
Ch 04 - 462.6375 
Ch 05 - 462.6625 
Ch 06 - 462.6875 
Ch 07 - 462.7125 
Ch 08 - 467.5625 
Ch 09 - 467.5875 
Ch 10 - 467.6125 
Ch 11 - 467.6125 
Ch 12 - 467.6625 
Ch 13 - 467.6875 
Ch 14 - 467.7125 
Ch. - Freq. GMRS
Ch 01 - 462.5500 
Ch 02 - 462.5750 
Ch 03 - 462.6000 
Ch 04 - 462.6250 
Ch 05 - 462.6500 
Ch 06 - 462.6750 
Ch 07 - 462.7000 
Ch 08 - 462.7250 
Ch 09 - 462.5625 
Ch 10 - 467.5500 
Ch 11 - 462.6125 
Ch 12 - 462.6375 
Ch 13 - 462.6625 
Ch 14 - 462.6875 
Ch 15 - 462.7125 
Ch 16 - 467.7000 
Ch 17 - 467.  
Ch 18 - 467.  
Ch 19 - 467.  
Ch 20 - 467.  
Ch 21 - 467.  
Ch 22 - 467.  
Ch 23 - 476.7250 



FRS FREQUENCIES

PRIVACY TONES (pl code)



MURS, Multi Use Radio Service, maximum power 2 watts, no external antenna, us citizen, no license needed
CHANNEL FREQUENCY MAX BANDWIDTH CHANNEL NAME
1 151.820 11.25 KHz MURS 1
2 151.880 11.25 KHz MURS 2
3 151.940 11.25 KHz MURS 3
4 154.570 20 KHz BLUE DOT
5 154.600 20 KHz GREEN DOT





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