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FCC 97.301
Revised as of October 22, 2020
Goto Year:2020 | 2022
  §  97.301   Authorized frequency bands.

   Link to an amendment published at  85 FR 64068 , Oct. 9, 2020.

   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 MHz MHz
   6 m 50-54 50-54 (a)
   2 m 144-146 144-148 144-148 (a), (k)
   1.25 m 219-220 (l)
   Do 222-225 (a)
    UHF     MHz       MHz       MHz
   70 cm 430-440   420-450   430-440   (a), (b), (m)
   33 cm           902-928             (a), (b), (e), (n)
   23 cm 1240-1300 1240-1300 1240-1300 (b), (d), (o)
   13 cm 2300-2310 2300-2310 2300-2310 (d), (p)
   Do    2390-2450 2390-2450 2390-2450 (d), (e), (p)
    SHF       GHz         GHz         GHz
   9 cm               3.3-3.5     3.3-3.5     (a), (b), (f), (q)
   5 cm   5.650-5.850 5.650-5.925 5.650-5.850 (a), (b), (e), (r)
   3 cm   10.0-10.5   10.0-10.5   10.0-10.5   (a), (b), (k)
   1.2 cm 24.00-24.25 24.00-24.25 24.00-24.25 (b), (d), (e)
    EHF        GHz           GHz           GHz
   6 mm   47.0-47.2     47.0-47.2     47.0-47.2
   4 mm   76-81         76-81         76-81         (c), (f), (s)
   2.5 mm 122.25-123.00 122.25-123.00 122.25-123.00 (e), (t)
   2 mm   134-141       134-141       134-141       (c), (f)
   1 mm   241-250       241-250       241-250       (c), (e), (f)
          Above 275     Above 275     Above 275     (f)

   (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)
   LF kHz kHz kHz
   2200 m 135.7-137.8 135.7-137.8 135.7-137.8 (a), (g).
   Wavelength band ITU region 1 ITU region 2 ITU region 3 Sharing
   requirements see § 97.303
   (paragraph)
   MF kHz kHz kHz
   160 m 1810-1850 1800-2000 1800-2000 (a)
   630 m 472-479 472-479 472-479 (g).
    HF       MHz           MHz            MHz
   80 m 3.500-3.600   3.500-3.600    3.500-3.600   (a)
   75 m 3.600-3.800   3.600-4.000    3.600-3.900   (a)
   60 m               See § 97.303(h)               (h)
   40 m 7.000-7.200   7.000-7.300    7.000-7.200   (i)
   30 m 10.100-10.150 10.100-10.150  10.100-10.150 (j)
   20 m 14.000-14.350 14.000-14.350  14.000-14.350
   17 m 18.068-18.168 18.068-18.168  18.068-18.168
   15 m 21.000-21.450 21.000-21.450  21.000-21.450
   12 m 24.890-24.990 24.890-24.990  24.890-24.990
   10 m 28.000-29.700 28.000-29.700  28.000-29.700

   (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)
   LF kHz kHz kHz
   2200 m 135.7-137.8 135.7-137.8 135.7-137.8 (a), (g).
   Wavelength band ITU region 1 ITU region 2 ITU region 3 Sharing
   requirements see § 97.303
   (Paragraph)
   MF kHz kHz kHz
   160 m 1810-1850 1800-2000 1800-2000 (a)
   630 m 472-479 472-479 472-479 (g).
    HF       MHz           MHz            MHz
   80 m 3.525-3.600   3.525-3.600    3.525-3.600   (a)
   75 m 3.700-3.800   3.700-4.000    3.700-3.900   (a)
   60 m               See § 97.303(h)               (h)
   40 m 7.025-7.200   7.025-7.300    7.025-7.200   (i)
   30 m 10.100-10.150 10.100-10.150  10.100-10.150 (j)
   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 21.025-21.200 21.025-21.200  21.025-21.200
   Do   21.225-21.450 21.225-21.450  21.225-21.450
   12 m 24.890-24.990 24.890-24.990  24.890-24.990
   10 m 28.000-29.700 28.000-29.700  28.000-29.700

   (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)
   LF kHz kHz kHz
   2200 m 135.7-137.8 135.7-137.8 135.7-137.8 (a), (g).
   Wavelength band ITU region 1 ITU region 2 ITU region 3 Sharing
   requirements see § 97.303
   (paragraph)
   MF kHz kHz kHz
   160 m 1810-1850 1800-2000 1800-2000 (a)
   630 m 472-479 472-479 472-479 (g).
    HF       MHz           MHz            MHz
   80 m 3.525-3.600   3.525-3.600    3.525-3.600   (a)
   75 m               3.800-4.000    3.800-3.900   (a)
   60 m               See § 97.303(h)               (h)
   40 m 7.025-7.125   7.025-7.125    7.025-7.125   (i)
   Do   7.175-7.200   7.175-7.300    7.175-7.200   (i)
   30 m 10.100-10.150 10.100-10.150  10.100-10.150 (j)
   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 21.025-21.200 21.025-21.200  21.025-21.200
   Do   21.275-21.450 21.275-21.450  21.275-21.450
   12 m 24.890-24.990 24.890-24.990  24.890-24.990
   10 m 28.000-29.700 28.000-29.700  28.000-29.700

   (e) For a station having a control operator who has been granted an
   operator license of Novice Class or Technician Class:
   Wavelength band ITU region 1 ITU region 2 ITU region 3 Sharing
   requirements see § 97.303
   (paragraph)
   HF MHz MHz MHz
   80 m 3.525-3.600 3.525-3.600 3.525-3.600 (a)
   40 m 7.025-7.125 7.025-7.125 7.025-7.125 (i)
   15 m 21.025-21.200 21.025-21.200 21.025-21.200
   10 m 28.0-28.5 28.0-28.5 28.0-28.5
    VHF   MHz   MHz   MHz
   1.25 m     222-225     (a)
    UHF     MHz       MHz       MHz
   23 cm 1270-1295 1270-1295 1270-1295 (d), (o)

   [ 75 FR 27201 , May 14, 2010, as amended at  75 FR 78171 , Dec. 15, 2010;
    80 FR 38911 , July 7, 2015;  82 FR 27214 , June 14, 2017]

   


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