General Class Frequency Privileges in Ham Radio
Soon, if you haven’t done so already, you’ll be thinking about upgrading. You have many more frequencies to use on the high-frequency (HF) bands, as shown in the following table. A complete chart of the U.S. frequency and mode privileges for all license classes is available from the American Radio Relay League (ARRL).
|Band||Frequencies (in MHz)||Mode|
|160, 60, 30 meters||All amateur privileges|
|80 meters||3.525–3.600||CW, RTTY, data|
|3.800–4.000||CW, phone, image|
|40 meters||7.025–7.125||CW, RTTY, data|
|7.175–7.300||CW, phone, image|
|20 meters||14.025–14.150||CW, RTTY, data|
|14.225–14.350||CW, phone, image|
|15 meters||21.025–21.200||CW, RTTY, data|
|21.275–21.450||CW, phone, image|
|17, 12, 10 meters||All amateur privileges|
|Above 50 MHz||All amateur privileges|
CW = Morse code; RTTY = radioteletype.