Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Ham Frequency Guide
Last week while trying out different modes on HF, I mentioned the ARRL's Considerate Operator's Frequency Guide to a friend. It goes way beyond the FCC-allocated band plan, in that it suggests – merely suggests, not regulates – agreed-upon frequencies within the bands for calling frequencies, QRP operations, DX windows, slow-scan TV and the like. It's brief, just over half a page. For future reference, here is a link to the guide. For the truly perplexed, here's the full band allocation plan in several formats, both in full color or in B&W photocopy-iable.