LF (Low Frequency)
1750 Meter 160KHz-190KHz (Experimental)
No license is required for this experimental band. Transmissions are limited to 1 Watt and the length of the feed line and antenna cannot exceed 15 meters.
MF (Medium Frequency)
555-175 Meter 540KHz-1710KHz (AM Broadcast Band)
160 Meter 1800KHz-2000KHz
General Class and above. Phone, Image, CW, RTTY, and Data
HF (High Frequency)
80-75 Meter 3500KHz-4000KHz
|Extra Class||3500-3600KHz CW, RTTY, Data||3600-4000KHz Phone, Image|
|Advanced Class||3525-3600KHz CW, RTTY, and Data||3700-4000KHz Phone, Image|
|General Class||3525-3600KHz CW, RTTY, Data||3800-4000KHz Phone, Image|
|Novice/Technician||3525-3600KHz CW Only|
60 Meter (5 Channels Centered on 5332KHz, 5348KHz, 5358.5KHz, 5373KHz, and 5405KHz)
General Class and above can operate on these five channels on a secondary basis limited to 100W PEP. Allowed modes are USB Phone, CW, RTTY, and Data. CW must be centered 1.5KHz above the center frequency of the channel.
For USB tune 5330.5KHz, 5346.5KHz, 5357KHz, 5371.5KHz, and 5403.5KHz respectively.
There is no contesting on 60 meters.
40 Meter 7000KHz-7300KHz
|Extra Class||7000-7125KHz CW, RTTY, Data||7125-7300KHz Phone, Image|
|Advanced Class||7025-7125KHz CW, RTTY, and Data||7125-7300KHz Phone, Image|
|General Class||7025-7125KHz CW, RTTY, Data||7175-7300KHz Phone, Image|
|Novice/Technician||7025-7125KHz CW Only|
30 Meter 10.1MHz-10.15MHz
General Class and above can use CW, RTTY, and Data limited to 200W PEP.
There is no contesting on 30 Meter
20 Meter 14MHz-14.35MHz
|Extra Class||14-14.15MHz CW, RTTY, Data||14.15-14.35MHz Phone, Image|
|Advanced Class||14.025-14.15MHz CW, RTTY, and Data||14.175-14.35MHz Phone, Image|
|General Class||14.025-14.15MHz CW, RTTY, Data||14.225-14.35MHz Phone, Image|
17 Meter 18.068MHz-18.168MHz
General Class and above can operate 18.068-18.11MHz using CW, RTTY, and Data. Phone and Image are permitted between 18.11-18.168MHz
There is no contesting on 17 Meter
15 Meter 21MHz-21.45MHz
|Extra Class||21-21.2MHz CW, RTTY, Data||21.2-21.45MHz Phone, Image|
|Advanced Class||21.025-21.2MHz CW, RTTY, and Data||21.225-21.45MHz Phone, Image|
|General Class||21.025-21.2MHz CW, RTTY, Data||21.275-21.45MHz Phone, Image|
|Novice/Technician||21.025-21.2MHz CW Only|
12 Meter 24.89MHz-24.99MHz
General Class and above can operate 24.89-24.93MHz using CW, RTTY, and Data. Phone and Image are permitted between 24.93-24.99MHz
There is no contesting on 12 Meter
10 Meter 28MHz-29.7MHz
All classes can use CW, RTTY, and Data between 28-28.3MHz.
General Class and above can operate Phone and Image between 28.3-29.7MHz.
Novice and Technician Class can operate SSB between 28.3-28.5MHz.
VHF (Very High Frequency)
6 Meter 50MHz-54MHz
3 Meter 87.5MHz-107.9MHz (FM Broadcast Band)
2 Meter 144MHz-148MHz
1.25 Meter 222MHz-225MHz
UHF (Ultra High Frequency)
70 Centimeter 420MHz-450MHz
33 Centimeter 902MHz-928MHz
23 Centimeter 1240MHz-1300MHz