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CALLING FREQUENCIES  
HF To 6M -- DX, DXpedition, SSB, CW, AM, FM, RTTY, SSTV

Note: By tradition, 20M and up is Upper Sideband, 40M and below is Lower Sideband. This protocol came about as a matter of convenience in early SSB transceiver design and has remained to this day. And yes - you can operate either sideband legally where phone is allowed. And yes you can operate CW on the phone bands -- but best stay with the protocols. See URL:

  CONSIDERATE OPERATOR FREQ GUIDE 
AND URL:
USA AMATEUR RADIO BAND PLANS

160 METERS
1.830-1.840 CW, RTTY and other narrowband modes, intercontinental QSOs only
1.810 QRP Calling frequency
1.840-1.850 CW, SSB, SSTV and other wideband modes, intercontinental QSOs only
1828.5 -- DXpeditions CW Operations are frequently here

80/75 METERS
3.500-3.510 CW DX Window
3.505 DXpeditions CW are frequently here
3.560 QRP Calling frequency
3.590 RTTY DX
3.790-3.800 SSB DX Window
3.71 QRP Novice/Tech CW Calling Freq
3.885 AM Calling Frequency
3.799 DXpeditions SSB are frequently here
3.985 QRP SSB Calling frequency

40 METERS
7.000 - 7.010 CW DX Window
7.040 RTTY DX
7.050 XTAL Controlled Rigs
7.290 AM
7.065 DXpedition SSB USA split to 7.150 and above
7.005 DXpeditions CW are frequently here
7.110 QRP Novice/Tech CW Calling Frequency
7.171 SSTV
7.285 QRP Calling frequency
7.290 AM Calling frequency

30 METERS
10.106 QRP CW Calling frequency
10.110 -- DXpeditions CW are frequently here

20 METERS
14.025 DXpedition CW Freq -- Usually Split
14.060 QRP Calling frequency
14.080 DXpedition RTTY Freq
14.100 NCDXF Beacons
14.195 Rare DX & DXpeditions Frequently Operate SSB Here -- Generally Listening Up-Split
14.230 SSTV
14.285 QRP Calling frequency
14.286 AM Calling Frequency
14.336 MHz  County Hunters when ever 20 is open es mobiles are around

17 METERS
18.075 DXpeditions CW are frequently here -- Usually Split
18.110 NCDXF Beacons
18.145 DXpeditions SSB are frequently here -- Usually Split

15 METERS
21.025 Rare DX & DXpeditions Frequently Operate CW Here - Generally Listening Up-Split
21.060  QRP CW calling frequency
21.080 RTTY DXpeditions are frequently here
21.150 NCDXF/IARU beacons
21.295 Rare DX & DXpeditions Frequently Operate SSB Here -- Generally Listening Up-Split
21.340 SSTV
21.385 QRP SSB calling frequency

12 METERS
24.895 Rare DX & DXpeditions Frequently Operate CW Here -- Generally Listening Up-Split
24.930 NCDXF Beacons
24.945 Rare DX & DXpeditions Frequently Operate SSB Here -- Generally Listening Up-Split

10 METERS
28.025 CW Rare DX & DXpeditions Frequently Operate Here – Split
28.060 QRP CW Calling frequency
28070.15 PSK-31 (offset -115 for USB)
28.080 RTTY Rare DX & DXpeditions Frequently Operate Here -- Split
28.1010 10/10 Intl CW Calling Frequency
28120.150 -- PSK31
28.120-28.300 Beacons
28.200 NCDXF/IARU beacons
28.380 10/10 SSB Intl Calling Frequency
28.385 QRP SSB Calling frequency
28.425 10/10 SSB Intl Calling Frequency – Another is 28.400
28.495 SSB Rare DX & DXpeditions Frequently Operate Here -- Split
28.600 Old General Callin Frequency - Still used by Old Timers
28.675~28.685 SSTV Operating Frequency -- IARU Region 1
28.680 SSTV Operations USA/Canada
28.825 10-10 Backskatter Net - Paper Chasers Net
28.885 6M DX Liaison Frequency -- Listen here for 6 Meter DX opening announcements and discussions.
28.945 FAX Operating Frequency
29.000-29.200 AM Operations
29.300-29.510 Satellite Downlinks
29.520-29.580 Repeater Inputs
29.600 FM Simplex - Calling Frequency
29.620-29.680 Repeater Outputs

SIX METERS

50.06-50.09 Beacons
50.0-50.1 CW
50.090 CW Calling Freq
50.7 RTTY Calling Frequency
50.100 to 50.130 DX Window (USB)
50.110 DX Calling Frequency (USB)
50.115 DXpeditions Frequently operate CW and SSB here
50.1-50.6 Weak Signal, AM
50.4 National AM Calling Frequencies
52.525 National FM Calling Frequency
50.125 National SSB Calling Frequency (USB)
50.4 National AM Calling Frequencies

6 Meter Simplex Frequencies  --52.020, 52.040, 52.540, 53.000, 53.020, 53.520, 53.900  

VHF TO DAYLIGHT CALLING AND SIMPLEX FREQUENCIES

  VHF and Above Calling & Simplex Frequencies

CALLING FREQUENCIES -- Courtesy of Rob Bellville and the Lincoln Amateur Radio Club
2M CW.........   144.100 MHz
2M PSK ........  144.144 to 144.150
2M SSB........   144.200 MHz
2M FM.........   146.520 MHz
1.25M PSK .... 222.07 to 222.15
1.25M CW.....  222.100 MHz
1.25M SSB....  222.100 MHz
1.25M FM.....  223.500 MHz
70cm SSB......  432.100 MHz
70cm PSK .....  432.2 and up
70cm FM.......  446.000 MHz
33cm CW/SSB.. 903.100 MHz
33cm FM......     906.500 MHz
23cm FM......    1294.500 MHz
23cm CW/SSB..1296.100 MHz
13cm CW/SSB..2304.100 MHz


VHF SIMPLEX FREQUENCIES -- Courtesy of Rob Bellville and the Lincoln Amateur Radio Club
2 METERS
146.400, 146.415, 146.430, 146.445, 146.460, 146.475, 146.490, 146.505, 146.535, 146.550, 146.565, 146.580, 146.595, 147.405, 147.420, 147.435, 147.450, 147.465, 147.480, 147.495, 147.510, 147.525, 147.540, 147.555, 147.570, 147.585

From JPL in Southern California:
144.30 to 144.38, unchannelized, 144.40 to 144.50, unchannelized,
145.50 to 145.60, unchannelized, 145.70 to 145.79, unchannelized
146.43 (ATV simplex only), 146.52 (national simplex), 146.535, 146.55
146.565 (local ARDF freq.; usable when there is no "T hunt" in progress)
146.58, 146.595, 147.48, 147.51, 147.525, 147.54, 147.555, 147.57, 147.585

1.25 METERS
223.420, 223.440, 223.460, 223.480, 223.520, 223.540, 223.560, 223.580, 223.600, 223.620, 223.640, 223.660, 223.680, 223.700, 223.720, 223.740 ,223.760, 223.780, 223.800, 223.820, 223.840

 

QRP CALLING FREQUENCIES -- USA

BAND

CW

SSB

160M

CW--1.810

SSB -- 1.910

80M

CW-- 3.560

SSB --3.985

80M

CW-- 3.579 (Colorburst Crystal Frequency)

--

80M

CW--3.710 (Novice)

--

40M

CW--7.040

SSB --7.285

40M

CW--7.035 (QRP-L)

--

40M

CW--7.110 (Novice)

--

40M

CW--7.112 (NorCal crystals)

--

30M

CW--10.106

--

30M

CW-- 10.116 (QRP-L)

--

20M

CW-- 14.060

SSB --14.285

17M

CW--18.096

SSB --18.130

15M

CW--21.060

SSB --21.385

15M

CW-- 21.110 (Novice)

--

12M

CW--24.906

SSB --24.950

10M

CW--28.060

SSB -- 28.885

10M

CW--28.110 (Novice)

SSB --28.385 (Novice)

6M

CW-- 50.060

SSB --50.885

2M

CW--144.060

SSB --144.285

2M

--

FM--144.585

 

QRP CALLING FREQUENCIES -- EUROPE

BAND

CW

SSB

160M

--

SSB --1.843

80M

--

SSB --3.690

80M

--

SSB --3.690

40M

CW--7.030

SSB --7.090

40M

CW--7.060

--

15M

--

SSB --21.285

10M

--

SSB -- 28.360

6M

--

SSB --50.285

ISLAND HUNTER FREQUENCIES (IOTA)

IOTA CW: 3.530, 7.030, 10.115, 14.040, 18.098 and 21.040 MHz
IOTA SSB: 3.755, 7.060, 14.260, 18.128, 21.260, 24.950, 28.460 and 28.560 MHz
US Island Hunters: 7.250, 14.250 to 14.260 (main), 21.350, 28.450 MHz
CW - anywhere.


COUNTY HUNTERS NETS AND CALLING FREQUENCIES

Primary SSB net frequency is 14.336 MHz.
A secondary net at 7.238 MHz or 7.243 MHz.
75 meters is 3.903 MHz
15M at 21.338 MHz
and 10M at 28.336 MHz

CW Net frequencies at 14.0565 MHz
7.0395 on 40 meters

Considerate Operator's Frequency Guide

1.800-1.830  CW, data and other narrowband modes
1.810 QRP CW calling frequency
1.830-1.840 CW, data and other narrowband modes, intercontinental QSOs only
1.840-1.850 CW; SSB, SSTV and other wideband modes, intercontinental QSOs only
1.850-2.000 CW; phone, SSTV and other wideband modes

3.500-3.510 CW DX window
3.560 QRP CW calling frequency
3.590 RTTY DX
3.580-3.620 Data
3.620-3.635 Automatically controlled data stations
3.710 QRP Novice/Technician CW calling frequency
3.790-3.800 DX window
3.845 SSTV
3.885 AM calling frequency
3.985 QRP SSB calling frequency

7.040 RTTY DX QRP CW calling frequency
7.080-7.100 Data
7.100-7.105 Automatically controlled data stations
7.110 QRP Novice/Technician CW calling frequency
7.171 SSTV
7.285 QRP SSB calling frequency
7.290 AM calling frequency

10.106 QRP CW calling frequency
10.130-10.140 Data
10.140-10.150 Automatically controlled data stations

14.060 QRP CW calling frequency
14.070-14.095 Data
14.095-14.0995 Automatically controlled data stations
14.100 NCDXF/IARU beacons
14.1005-14.112 Automatically controlled data stations
14.230 SSTV
14.245 Family Hour DX Net Daily 1400-1700 UTC
14.285 QRP SSB calling frequency
14.286 AM calling frequency
14.336 MHz when ever 20 is open and mobiles are around

18.100-18.105 Data
18.105-18.110 Automatically controlled data stations
18.110 NCDXF/IARU beacons
 

21.060  QRP CW calling frequency
21.070-21.100 Data
21.090-21.100 Automatically controlled data stations
21.150 NCDXF/IARU beacons
21.340 SSTV
21.385 QRP SSB calling frequency

24.920-24.925 Data
24.925-24.930 Automatically controlled data stations
24.930 NCDXF/IARU beacons

28.060 QRP CW calling frequency
28.070-28.120 Data
 
28.120-28.189 Automatically controlled data stations
 
28.190-28.225 Beacons
 
28.200 NCDXF/IARU beacons
 
28.330 10M DX Net Daily 1430 UTC
 
28.385 QRP SSB calling frequency
 
28.680 SSTV
 
29.000-29.200 AM
 
29.300-29.510 Satellite downlinks
 
29.520-29.580 Repeater inputs
 
29.600 FM simplex
 
29.620-29.680 Repeater outputs

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