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Author Topic: 60 METERS  (Read 2522 times)
KY6M
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« on: April 04, 2016, 01:30:30 PM »

I haven't explored 60 meters much until now. I now have a rig that can work that band so I drop by last night and listen in on a CW QSO. Looks like fun! I plan on trimming an inverted V wire for the band. Reading various articles it almost sounds like amateurs are a little leary about using the band. I figure if they give us the band and we follow the rules, let it rip!  Cheesy
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KS2G
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« Reply #1 on: April 04, 2016, 01:48:46 PM »

Careful, 60-meters is the only ham band that's "channelized" with usage restricted to five specific frequencies and maximum effective radiated power (ERP) of 100 watts PEP. And, only one signal at a time is permitted on any channel.

See: http://www.arrl.org/60-meter-faq
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KY6M
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« Reply #2 on: April 04, 2016, 02:19:40 PM »

Careful, 60-meters is the only ham band that's "channelized" with usage restricted to five specific frequencies and maximum effective radiated power (ERP) of 100 watts PEP. And, only one signal at a time is permitted on any channel.

See: http://www.arrl.org/60-meter-faq

Which I plan on programming the channels in my rig.  Yes, SSB is 1.5 KC off of center USB - not wider than 2.8kc, 2.4kc recommended, CW in the middle and Digital in the middle of set frequency. The only digital modes recommended is PSK31 and Pactor III. (won't have to worry about using Pactor )

Now lets  use it! Cheesy
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ND6M
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« Reply #3 on: April 05, 2016, 03:41:46 PM »

The only digital modes recommended is PSK31 and Pactor III. (won't have to worry about using Pactor )

Now lets  use it! Cheesy

"recommended" ?? dunno about that, or who is doing the "recommending", but, the FCC clearly allows other digital modes.

any mode with an emission designator of 2K80J2D is allowed.
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KY6M
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« Reply #4 on: April 05, 2016, 08:19:42 PM »

2K80J2D =  HF PACTOR-III
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ND6M
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« Reply #5 on: April 06, 2016, 07:24:27 AM »

 2K80J2D includes any digital mode with a bandwidth of 2.8 kHz or less whose technical characteristics have been documented publicly, per Part 97.309(4) of the FCC Rules.

Such modes would include PACTOR I, II or III, 300-baud packet, MFSK, MT63, Contestia, Olivia, DominoEX
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KY6M
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« Reply #6 on: April 06, 2016, 08:23:47 AM »

2K80J2D includes any digital mode with a bandwidth of 2.8 kHz or less whose technical characteristics have been documented publicly, per Part 97.309(4) of the FCC Rules.

Such modes would include PACTOR I, II or III, 300-baud packet, MFSK, MT63, Contestia, Olivia, DominoEX

I found that page now from the ARRL. Well that's good.

Lot's of activity last night, at least on SSB
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« Reply #7 on: April 10, 2016, 07:49:05 AM »

Careful, 60-meters is the only ham band that's "channelized" with usage restricted to five specific frequencies and maximum effective radiated power (ERP) of 100 watts PEP. And, only one signal at a time is permitted on any channel.
See: http://www.arrl.org/60-meter-faq

There have been over 120 countries on 60-meters and nighttime propagation is worldwide. Regs differ. Not all countries require channelized operation. A few countries allow KW power levels. League pronouncements regarding 60 have often been in error.

"And, only one signal at a time is permitted on any channel."

All US stations must be center channel if that's what you mean. Certainly you don't have to QRT because a ham on the other side of the world fires up. There's no legal prohibition (at least the last I looked at the rules) against multiple Qs coexisting on a channel. Hear it pretty often with voice and digital or CW on the same frequency. A good notch will eliminate CW.
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