US Amateur Radio Bands

Discussion in 'Survival Communications' started by melbo, Aug 8, 2012.


  1. melbo

    melbo Hunter Gatherer Administrator Founding Member

    US Amateur Radio Bands

    US AMATEUR POWER LIMITS
    FCC 97.313 An amateur station must use the minimum transmitter power necessary to carry out the desired communications. (b) No station may transmit with a transmitter power exceeding 1.5 kW PEP

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  2. BTPost

    BTPost Old Fart Snow Monkey Moderator

    Nice Chart....

    Also note: In the 60 Meter Band, Alaskan Amateur Operators can use the Alaska Emergency Frequency of 5167.5 Khz... and contact any Alaska Public, Alaska Private, Marine or Aircraft Station inside the Territorial Boundaries of the State.
     
  3. A ham myself. Used to maintain two way (mostly UHF, some VHF) radios at a large mining operation. Not very active in the HAM world but would eventually like to get into 80 - 40 meter stuff. It would be an advantage in a SHTF scenario to be able to know what's going on and communicate to the outside world from the bugout / hide.
     
  4. BTPost

    BTPost Old Fart Snow Monkey Moderator

    Welcome to the Monkey Ham-dom.... Long time (5 decades) Ham, here.... If you make it to HF, give me a call sometime...... Radios sit on 14292.0 Khz and 7093 Khz 24/7.... plus a few HF Marine Frequencies.... on the side....
     
  5. Ok will do. In the meantime, we'll probably run into each other right here.
     
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