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6 Meters (50 Mhz through 54 Mhz)

6 meters is a popular amateur radio band. The mix of VHF and HF propagation characteristics has led to 6 Meters being called the "magic band" as communication can lead to great distances.

The frequency allocations vary by country. In the United States, and Canada, it ranges from 50 to 54 MHz. In United Kingdom, it ranges from 50 to 52 MHz, with some limitations at some frequencies. In some countries, the frequency range is used for television transmissions or local military uses.

In the northern hemisphere, 6 Meter activity is most common from May through August when sporadic E propagation becomes a regular occurrence. In the southern hemisphere, sporadic E propagation is most common from November through February.


Band Charts are for general information, please check your local band plan for operating privlages. For example; ARRL Band Plan or RSGB Band Plan.

Featured Frequencies

!! 147.180.000 W6WLS Felton, CA
W6WLS Repeater located in Felton, CA, United States operating on 147.1800 Mhz.
!! 927.900.000 N6TBQ Seaside, CA
N6TBQ Repeater located in Seaside, CA, United States operating on 927.9000 Mhz.
!! 443.600.000 W6MOW Salinas, CA
W6MOW Repeater located in Salinas, CA, United States operating on 443.6000 Mhz.

Relative Frequencies (52 Mhz) Display All

50.850.000 GB3PD Portsmouth
51.820.000 WR6VHF Bakersfield, CA
52.620.000 K6ZRX Calistoga, CA
52.940.000 KG6HAT San Jose, CA
52.580.000 KC6OVD New Idria, CA
52.580.000 W6PIY San Jose, CA
50.720.000 GB3EF Stowmarket
52.720.000 K6PRN Mt Shasta City, CA
51.800.000 WD6EJF Modesto, CA
52.840.000 K7UI So Lake Tahoe, CA
52.640.000 WA6FUL Palo Alto, CA
51.800.000 KM6XU Guerneville, CA
51.820.000 WR6VHF Fresno, CA
50.760.000 GB3HF Hastings
52.780.000 W6LIE Bakersfield, CA
52.860.000 N6NMZ Vacaville, CA
52.900.000 KG6HAT Shingle Springs, CA
51.820.000 WR6VHF Concord, CA
51.980.000 WU7Q Sacramento, CA
52.560.000 W6OIU El Dorado, CA
 

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