60M Channels/Frequencies

Some history and purpose in other countries as well as in the US.



The 60 meter band first became available to General, Advanced or Amateur Extra class US radio amateurs in 2003.[20] The five channels currently used for 60m in the USA ( ITU Region 2 ) are:


Tune to this Frequcy in USB.(from ARRL site)
Channel 1: 5330.5 kHz
Channel 2: 5346.5 kHz
Channel 3: 5357.0 kHz
Channel 4: 5371.5 kHz
Channel 5: 5403.5 kHz

60 m 5330 – 5406
United States 5330.5 5346.5 5357.0 5371.5 5403.5
General, Advanced, Extra
Note: US licensees operating on 60m with emissions of upper sideband voice, suppressed carrier, 2.8 kHz bandwidth (2K80J3E), should use the dial frequencies indicated on this chart
Modes permitted:
USB Voice (2K80J3E)
CW (150HA1A)
RTTY (60H0J2B) (Example: PSK31)
Data (2K80J2D) (Example: Pactor III or Packet)


ARRL Link about 60 Meters

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