UK 60m Band Plan (5MHz)
UK 60m band plan for 5 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.
All band plans are based on the IARU International band plans, however, there may be slight variations to allow for local regulations. This 60m band plan is for UK based radio amateurs.
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60m band plan (5 MHz)
|Frequency||Bandwidth||Preferred Modes and Usage|
|5.258 – 5.264 MHz||5.5 KHz||5.262 MHz – CW QRP (low power) Centre of Activity|
|5.276 – 5.284 MHz||8 KHz||5.2785 MHz – may be used for UK emergency comms traffic|
|5.288 – 5.292 MHz||3.5 KHz||Beacons on 5.290 MHz (Note 2), WSPR|
|5.298 – 5.307 MHz||9 KHz|
|5.313 – 5.323 MHz||10 KHz||AM – 5.317 MHz with 6kHz max. bandwidth|
|5.333 – 5.338 MHz||5 KHz|
|5.354 – 5.358 MHz||4 KHz|
|5.362 – 5.3745 MHz||12.5 KHz||5.362-5.370 MHz – Digital mode activity in the UK|
|5.378 – 5.383 MHz||4 KHz|
|5.395 – 5.4015 MHz||6.5 KHz|
|5.403 – 5.4065 MHz||3 KHz||5.4035 MHz – USB common international frequency|
- Upper Sideband is recommended for SSB activity.
- Activity should avoid interference to the experimental beacons on 5.290 MHz
- Amplitude Modulation is permitted with a maximum bandwidth of 6kHz, on frequencies with at least 6kHz available width
- Full Licensees only – Secondary User: 100W max Note that specific conditions regarding operating, transmission bandwidth, power and antennas are specified in the Licence.