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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

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

51.820.000 WR6VHF San Jose, CA
52.780.000 KF6CCP Chester, CA
50.790.000 GB3SX Stoke on Trent
52.720.000 K6PRN Mt Shasta City, CA
51.880.000 KG6KKV Bakersfield, CA
50.850.000 GB3PD Portsmouth
50.830.000 GB3WX Warminster
52.840.000 K7UI So Lake Tahoe, CA
52.940.000 KG6HAT San Jose, CA
52.600.000 KC6OVD Bakersfield, CA
51.760.000 WE6R Monterey, CA
52.680.000 KE6IEL Santa Cruz, CA
50.720.000 GB3EF Stowmarket
52.980.000 WB6DAX Pollock Pines, CA
52.580.000 WA6VPL Nipomo, CA
52.640.000 WA6FUL Palo Alto, CA
51.820.000 WR6VHF San Ardo, CA
51.820.000 WR6VHF Napa, CA
52.900.000 K6LRG Livermore, CA
50.780.000 GB3PX Barkway
 

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