Band Plans

UK 20m Band Plan (14MHz)

UK 20m band plan for 14 MHz for use by amateur radio operators. Foundation and Intermediate Licence holders are advised to check their licences for the permitted power limits and conditions applicable to their class of licence.

20m band plan
All band plans are based on the IARU International band plans, however, there may be slight variations to allow for local regulations. This 20m band plan is for UK based radio amateurs.

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20m band plan (14 MHz)

Frequency Bandwidth Preferred Modes and Usage
14.000 – 14.060 MHz200 HzCW – contest preferred
14.055 MHz: QRS (slow) Centre of Activity
14.060 – 14.070 MHz200 HzCW
14.060 MHz: QRP (low power) Centre of Activity
14.070 – 14.089 MHz500 HzNarrow band modes
14.089 – 14.099 MHz500 HzNarrow band modes – automatically controlled data stations (unattended)
14.099 – 14.101 MHzIBP – reserved exclusively for beacons
14.101 – 14.112 MHz2.7 KHzAll modes – automatically controlled data stations (unattended)
14.112 – 14.120 MHz2.7 KHzAll modes (excluding digimodes)
14.125 – 14.300 MHz2.7 KHzAll modes – SSB contest preferred segment
14.130 MHz: digital voice centre of activity
14.195 MHz +- 5 kHz: Priority for Dxpeditions
14.230 MHz: Image Centre of Activity
14.285 MHz: QRP Centre of Activity
14.300 – 14.350 MHz2.7 KHzAll modes
14.300 MHz: Global Emergency Centre of Activity