ARRL

Frequency Bands

Part 97.301 - Authorized frequency bands

 

The following transmitting frequency bands are available to an amateur station located within 50 km of the Earth's surface, within the specified ITU Region, and outside any area where the amateur service is regulated by any authority other than the FCC.

(a) For a station having a control operator who has been granted a Technician, General, Advanced, or Amateur Extra Class operator license or who holds a CEPT radio-amateur license or IARP of any class:

Wavelength band ITU Region 1 ITU Region 2 ITU Region 3 Sharing requirements, see §97.303, paragraph:
VHF MHz
6 m -- 50-54 50-54 (a)
2 m 144-146 144-148 144-148 (a)
1.25 m - 219-220 - (a), (e)
-do- -- 222-225 -- (a)
UHF MHz
70 cm 430-440 420-450 420-450 (a), (b), (f)
33 cm -- 902-928 -- (a), (b), (g)
23 cm 1240-1300 1240-1300 1240-1300 (b), (h), (i)
13 cm 2300-2310 2300-2310 2300-2310 (a), (b), (j)
-do- 2390-2450 2390-2450 2390-2450 (a), (b), (j)
SHF GHz
9 cm 3.4-3.475 3.3-3.5 3.3-3.5 (a), (b), (k), (l)
5 cm 5.650-5.850 5.650-5.925 5.650-5.850 (a), (b), (m)
3 cm 10.00-10.50 10.00-10.50 10.00-10.50 (a), (c), (i), (n)
1.2 cm 24.00-24.25 24.00-24.25 24.00-24.25 (a), (b), (i), (o)
EHF GHz
6 mm 47.0-47.2 47.0-47.2 47.0-47.2  
4 mm 75.5-81.0 75.5-81.0 75.5-81.0 (b), (c), (h), (k), (r)
2.5 mm 122.25-123 122.25-123 122.25-123 (p)
2 mm 134-141 134-141 134-141 (b), (c), (h), (k)
1 mm 241-250
above 275
241-250
above 275
241-250
above 275
(b), (c), (h), (k), (q).
(k)

(b) For a station having a control operator who has been granted an Amateur Extra Class operator license, who holds a CEPT radio amateur license, or who holds a Class 1 IARP license:

 

Wavelength band ITU Region 1 ITU Region 2 ITU Region 3 Sharing requirements, see §97.303, paragraph:
MF kHz
160 m 1810-1850 1800-2000 1800-2000 (a), (b), (c)
HF MHz
80 m 3.50-3.60 3.50-3.60 3.50-3.60 (a)
75 m 3.60-3.80 3.60-4.00 3.60-3.90 (a)
40 m 7.0-7.2 7.0-7.3 7.0-7.2 (a), (t)
30 m 10.10-10.15 10.10-10.15 10.10-10.15 (d)
20 m 14.00-14.35 14.00-14.35 14.00-14.35
17 m 18.068-18.168 18.068-18.168 18.068-18.168
15 m 21.00-21.45 21.00-21.45 21.00-21.45
12 m 24.89-24.99 24.89-24.99 24.89-24.99
10 m 28.0-29.7 28.0-29.7 28.0-29.7

(c) For a station having a control operator who has been granted an operator license of Advanced Class:

 

Wavelength band ITU Region 1 ITU Region 2 ITU Region 3 Sharing requirements, see §97.303, paragraph:
MF kHz
160 m 1810-1850 1800-2000 1800-2000 (a), (b), (c)
HF MHz
80 m 3.525-3.60 3.525-3.60 3.525-3.60 (a)
75 m 3.70-3.800 3.70-4.000 3.700-3.90 (a)
40 m 7.025-7.200 7.025-7.300 7.025-7.200 (a), (t)
30 m 10.10-10.15 10.10-10.15 10.10-10.15 (d)
20 m 14.025-14.150 14.025-14.150 14.025-14.150
-do- 14.175-14.350 14.175-14.350 14.175-14.350
17 m 18.068-18.168 18.068-18.168 18.068-18.168
15 m 21.025-21.20 21.025-21.20 21.025-21.20
-do- 21.225-21.45 21.225-21.45 21.225-21.45
12 m 24.89-24.99 24.89-24.99 24.89-24.99
10 m 28.0-29.7 28.0-29.7 28.0-29.7

(d) For a station having a control operator who has been granted an operator license of General Class:

 

Wavelength band ITU Region 1 ITU Region 2 ITU Region 3 Sharing requirements, see §97.303, paragraph:
MF kHz
160 m 1810-1850 1800-2000 1800-2000 (a), (b), (c)
HF MHz
80 m 3.525-3.60 3.525-3.60 3.525-3.60 (a)
75 m -- 3.80-4.00 3.80-3.90 (a)
40 m 7.025-7.125 7.025-7.125 7.025-7.125 (a)
-do- -- 7.175-7.300 -- (a)
30 m 10.10-10.15 10.10-10.15 10.10-10.15 (d)
20 m 14.025-14.150 14.025-14.150 14.025-14.150
-do- 14.225-14.350 14.225-14.350 14.225-14.350
17 m 18.068-18.168 18.068-18.168 18.068-18.168
15 m 21.025-21.20 21.025-21.20 21.025-21.20
-do- 21.275-21.45 21.275-21.45 21.275-21.45
12 m 24.89-24.99 24.89-24.99 24.89-24.99
10 m 28.0-29.7 28.0-29.7 28.0-29.7

For a station having a control operator who has been granted an operator license of Novice Class, Technician Class, or Technician Plus Class:

 

Wavelength band ITU Region 1 ITU Region 2 ITU Region 3 Sharing requirements, see §97.303, paragraph:
HF MHz
80 m 3.525-3.60 3.525-3.60 3.525-3.60 (a)

40 m

Do

7.025-7.075

7.100-7.125

7.025-7.100

7.100-7.125

7.025-7.075

7.100-7.125

(a)

(a) (t)

15 m 21.025-21.20 21.025-21.20 21.025-21.20
10 m 28.0-28.5 28.0-28.5 28.0-28.5
VHF MHz
1.25 m -- 222-225 -- (a)
UHF MHz
23 cm 1270-1295 1270-1295 1270-1295 (h), (i)

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