What is the maximum power limit on the 60 meter band?

What is the maximum power limit on the 60 meter band?

100 W PEP
Amateur service use of the 60 m band frequencies is restricted to a maximum effective radiated power of 100 W PEP and to the following emission modes and designators: phone (2K80J3E), data (2K80J2D and 60H0J2B), and CW (150HA1A).

Is 60 meters USB or LSB?

Most primary users on 60 meters operate USB or wide-shift digital signals, so they are relatively easy to recognize.

Who uses 60 meter band?

The 60-meter band or 5 MHz band is a relatively new amateur radio allocation, first introduced in 2002, that was originally only available in a few countries, such as the United States, United Kingdom, Norway, Finland, Denmark, Ireland and Iceland.

What is the maximum bandwidth for a data emission on 60 meters?

2.8 kHz
The maximum bandwidth for a data emission on 60 meters is 2.8 kHz.

How long is a 60 meter dipole?

approximately 26.6 meters
Total length approximately 26.6 meters.

What is the FT8 frequency on 60 meters?

IMHO, this discussion of operating FT8 on 60 meters deserves its own thread. ‘dial frequency + 1500 Hz’ to ‘dial frequency + ~1548 Hz’.

What frequencies are used for FT8?


Frequencies 3.573 MHz,7.074 MHz,10.136 MHz,14.074 MHz,24.915 MHz,50.323 MHz,70.1 MHz,144.174 MHz,1.84 MHz,18.1 MHz,21.074 MHz,28.074 MHz,50.313 MHz
Frequency Range 1.84 MHz – 144.174 MHz
Mode USB
Modulation GFSK

Why do most amateur stations use lower sideband on the 160 meter 75 meter and 40 meter bands?

To make communications consistent and to keep bandwidths to a minimum, the convention is to use lower sideband (LSB) communications for the longer wavelength (lower frequency) bands at 160, 75, and 40 meters.

What is the RSGB band plan?

The RSGB Band Plans are normally published annually in the February edition of RadCom and additionally reviewed mid-year. It is derived from the IARU Region 1 Band Plans taking into account any proposed national variations or special amendments, which are considered necessary by the relevant spectrum manager.

What is the frequency range of the 60m band plan?

Introduction to the 60m Band Plan (5 MHz) 1 5.298.50 2 5.301.00 3 5.304.00 4 5.320.00 5 5.335.00 6 5.354.00 7 5.379.00 8 5.395.00 9 5.398.50 10 5.403.00

Which sideband is recommended for SSB operation at 5MHz?

Upper sideband is recommended for SSB operation at 5MHz to preserve compatibility with other services. USB frequencies are suppressed carrier frequency. 4. Ensure that the transmitted spectrum is completely within the allocated frequencies.

Do I need a Nov for 60m band?

Only Advanced licence holders are allowed on 60M band. You used to obtain a NOV however I believe that’s finished now. To get around remembering everything, it’s probably best just to set up some memories in your HF set. I don’t know about you, but all these fancy rigs come with memories – and we never use them.