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Title 47Chapter ISubchapter DPart 97Subpart D → §97.301


Title 47: Telecommunication
PART 97—AMATEUR RADIO SERVICE
Subpart D—Technical Standards


§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 bandITU region 1ITU region 2ITU region 3Sharing requirements see §97.303
(paragraph)
VHFMHzMHzMHz
6 m50-5450-54(a)
2 m144-146144-148144-148(a), (k)
1.25 m219-220(l)
Do222-225(a)
UHFMHzMHzMHz   
70 cm430-440420-450430-440(a), (b), (m)
33 cm902-928(a), (b), (e), (n)
23 cm1240-13001240-13001240-1300(b), (d), (o)
13 cm2300-23102300-23102300-2310(d), (p)
Do2390-24502390-24502390-2450(d), (e), (p)
SHFGHzGHzGHz   
9 cm3.3-3.53.3-3.5(a), (b), (f), (q)
5 cm5.650-5.8505.650-5.9255.650-5.850(a), (b), (e), (r)
3 cm10.0-10.510.0-10.510.0-10.5(a), (b), (k)
1.2 cm24.00-24.2524.00-24.2524.00-24.25(b), (d), (e)
EHFGHzGHzGHz   
6 mm47.0-47.247.0-47.247.0-47.2   
4 mm76-8176-8176-81(c), (f), (s)
2.5 mm122.25-123.00122.25-123.00122.25-123.00(e), (t)
2 mm134-141134-141134-141(c), (f)
1 mm241-250241-250241-250(c), (e), (f)
   Above 275Above 275Above 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 bandITU Region 1ITU Region 2ITU Region 3Sharing requirements see §97.303
(paragraph)
LFkHzkHzkHz
2200 m135.7-137.8135.7-137.8135.7-137.8(a), (g).
Wavelength bandITU region 1ITU region 2ITU region 3Sharing requirements see §97.303
(paragraph)
MFkHzkHzkHz
160 m1810-18501800-20001800-2000(a)
630 m472-479472-479472-479(g).
HFMHzMHzMHz   
80 m3.500-3.6003.500-3.6003.500-3.600(a)
75 m3.600-3.8003.600-4.0003.600-3.900(a)
60 mSee §97.303(h)(h)
40 m7.000-7.2007.000-7.3007.000-7.200(i)
30 m10.100-10.15010.100-10.15010.100-10.150(j)
20 m14.000-14.35014.000-14.35014.000-14.350
17 m18.068-18.16818.068-18.16818.068-18.168
15 m21.000-21.45021.000-21.45021.000-21.450
12 m24.890-24.99024.890-24.99024.890-24.990
10 m28.000-29.70028.000-29.70028.000-29.700

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

Wavelength bandITU Region 1ITU Region 2ITU Region 3Sharing requirements see §97.303
(paragraph)
LFkHzkHzkHz
2200 m135.7-137.8135.7-137.8135.7-137.8(a), (g).
Wavelength bandITU region 1ITU region 2ITU region 3Sharing requirements see §97.303
(Paragraph)
MFkHzkHzkHz
160 m1810-18501800-20001800-2000(a)
630 m472-479472-479472-479(g).
HFMHzMHzMHz   
80 m3.525-3.6003.525-3.6003.525-3.600(a)
75 m3.700-3.8003.700-4.0003.700-3.900(a)
60 mSee §97.303(h)(h)
40 m7.025-7.2007.025-7.3007.025-7.200(i)
30 m10.100-10.15010.100-10.15010.100-10.150(j)
20 m14.025-14.15014.025-14.15014.025-14.150
Do14.175-14.35014.175-14.35014.175-14.350
17 m18.068-18.16818.068-18.16818.068-18.168
15 m21.025-21.20021.025-21.20021.025-21.200
Do21.225-21.45021.225-21.45021.225-21.450
12 m24.890-24.99024.890-24.99024.890-24.990
10 m28.000-29.70028.000-29.70028.000-29.700

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

Wavelength bandITU Region 1ITU Region 2ITU Region 3Sharing requirements see §97.303
(paragraph)
LFkHzkHzkHz
2200 m135.7-137.8135.7-137.8135.7-137.8(a), (g).
Wavelength bandITU region 1ITU region 2ITU region 3Sharing requirements see §97.303
(paragraph)
MFkHzkHzkHz
160 m1810-18501800-20001800-2000(a)
630 m472-479472-479472-479(g).
HFMHzMHzMHz   
80 m3.525-3.6003.525-3.6003.525-3.600(a)
75 m3.800-4.0003.800-3.900(a)
60 mSee §97.303(h)(h)
40 m7.025-7.1257.025-7.1257.025-7.125(i)
Do7.175-7.2007.175-7.3007.175-7.200(i)
30 m10.100-10.15010.100-10.15010.100-10.150(j)
20 m14.025-14.15014.025-14.15014.025-14.150
Do14.225-14.35014.225-14.35014.225-14.350
17 m18.068-18.16818.068-18.16818.068-18.168
15 m21.025-21.20021.025-21.20021.025-21.200
Do21.275-21.45021.275-21.45021.275-21.450
12 m24.890-24.99024.890-24.99024.890-24.990
10 m28.000-29.70028.000-29.70028.000-29.700

(e) For a station having a control operator who has been granted an operator license of Novice Class or Technician Class:

Wavelength bandITU region 1ITU region 2ITU region 3Sharing requirements see §97.303
(paragraph)
HFMHzMHzMHz
80 m3.525-3.6003.525-3.6003.525-3.600(a)
40 m7.025-7.1257.025-7.1257.025-7.125(i)
15 m21.025-21.20021.025-21.20021.025-21.200
10 m28.0-28.528.0-28.528.0-28.5
VHFMHzMHzMHz   
1.25 m222-225(a)
UHFMHzMHzMHz   
23 cm1270-12951270-12951270-1295(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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