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6m 50Mhz Band Frequencies


With the resurgence of  interest in the Magic Band, please print and refer to when listening.

Listening is not the right approach, call out on the assigned channels looking for activity or monitor beacons to check for activity.

DX Maps is also a useful tool

50.06-50.09 Beacons
50.0-50.1 CW
50.090 CW Calling Frequency
50.06 QRP CW Calling Frequency
50.7 RTTY Calling Frequency
50.100 to 50.130 DX Window (USB)
50.110 DX Calling Frequency (USB)
50.115 DXpeditions
50.125 USA National SSB Simplex Frequency (USB)
50.1-50.6 Weak Signal, AM
50.260 is the WSJT Meteor Scatter
50.270 FSK Meteor Scatter
50.300 FM Simplex Calling Frequency (West Coast)
50.385 USB PSK31
50.4 National AM Simplex Frequency
50.885 QRP SSB Calling Freq
51.910 FM Internet Linking
52.525 National FM Simplex Calling Frequency

6m Dipole too simple to make “even for appliance operators”

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or buy one from Arrow

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