Summerside Amateur Radio Club
99 Harvard Street
Summerside, PE
C1N 1P8

Canadian Voluntary Band Plan

160 Metres 80 Metres 40 Metres
30 Metres 20 Metres 17 Metres
15 Metres 12 Metres 10 Metres
6 Metres 2 Metres 220 MHz Band
70 cm Band 900 MHz Band 1200 MHz Band
2300 MHz Band    

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160 Metre Band - Maximum bandwidth 6 kHz

1.800 to 1.820 MHz - CW

1.820 to 1.830 MHz - Digital Modes

1 830 to 1.840 MHz - DX Window

1.840 to 2.000 MHz - SSB and other wide band modes

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80 Metre Band - Maximum bandwidth 6 kHz

3.500 to 3.580 MHz - CW

3.580 to 3.620 MHz - Digital Modes

3.620 to 3.635 MHz - Packet/Digital Secondary

3.635 to 3.725 MHz - CW

3.725 to 3.790 MHz - SSB and other side band modes*

3.790 to 3.800 MHz - SSB DX Window

3.800 to 4.000 MHz - SSB and other wide band modes

* 80 metres normally LSB, to stay within Band Plan SSB should not be lower than 3.728 MHz.

As example note US stations cannot operate below 3.753 MHz

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40 Metre Band - Maximum bandwidth 6 kHz

7.000 to 7.035 MHz - CW

7.035 to 7.050 MHz - Digital Modes

7.040 to 7.050 MHz - International packet

7.050 to 7.100 MHz - SSB

7.100 to 7.120 MHz - Packet within Region 2

7.120 to 7.150 MHz - CW

7.150 to 7.300 MHz - SSB and other wide band modes

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30 Metre Band - Maximum bandwidth 1 kHz

10.100 to 10.130 MHz - CW only

10.130 to 10.140 MHz - Digital Modes

10.140 to 10.150 MHz - Packet

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20 Metre Band - Maximum bandwidth 6 kHz

14.000 to 14.070 MHz - CW only

14.070 to 14.095 MHz - Digital Mode

14.095 to 14.099 MHz - Packet

14.100 MHz - Beacons

14.101 to 14.112 MHz - CW, SSB, packet shared

14.112 to 14.350 MHz - SSB

14.225 to 14.235 MHz - SSTV

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17 Metre Band - Maximum bandwidth 6 kHz

18.068 to 18.100 MHz - CW

18.100 to 18.105 MHz - Digital Modes

18.105 to 18.110 MHz - Packet

18.110 to 18.168 MHz - SSB and other wide band modes

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15 Metre Band - maximum bandwidth 6 kHz

21.000 to 21.070 MHz - CW

21.070 to 21.090 MHz - Digital Modes

21.090 to 21.125 MHz - Packet

21.100 to 21.150 MHz - CW and SSB

21.150 to 21.335 MHz - SSB and other wide band modes

21.335 to 21.345 MHz - SSTV

21.345 to 21.450 MHz - SSB and other wide band modes

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12 Metre Band - Maximum bandwidth 6 kHz

24.890 to 24.930 MHz - CW

24.920 to 24.925 MHz - Digital Modes

24.925 to 24.930 MHz - Packet

24.930 to 24.990 MHz - SSB and other wide band modes

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10 Metre Band - Maximum band width 20 kHz

28.000 to 28.200 MHz - CW

28.070 to 28.120 MHz - Digital Modes

28.120 to 28.190 MHz - Packet

28.190 to 28.200 MHz - Beacons

28.200 to 29.300 MHz - SSB and other wide band modes

29.300 to 29.510 MHz - Satellite

29.510 to 29.700 MHz - SSB, FM and repeaters

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6 Metre Band

50.0 - 50.6 NARROW BAND MODES (SSB, AM )
50.0 - 50.050 CW / BEACONS / MOONBOUNCE
50.050 - 50.1 CW / BEACONS
50.1 CW CALLING FREQUENCY
50.1-50.6 SSB and AM MODES (BANDWIDTH less than or= 2.3 kHz)
50.105 - 50.115 DX WINDOW (LISTEN FOR DX HERE)(4)
50.110 DX WINDOW CALLING FREQUENCY (4)
50.125 NATIONAL SSB CALLING FREQUENCY
50.4 AM CALLING FREQUENCY
50.6 - 51.0 EXPERIMENTAL MODES (1)
50.7 RTTY, AMTOR CALLING FREQUENCY
50.8 - 50.98 RADIO CONTROL OF MODELS, TEN CHANNELS
ON A 20 kHz RASTER
51 - 51.1 PACIFIC (ZL) DX WINDOW (SSB/CW ONLY) (3)
51.1 - 52 FM VOICE SIMPLEX, AND PACKET (1)
51.7 NATIONAL SIMPLEX PACKET CALLING FREQ
52 - 52.05 PACIFIC (VK) DX WINDOW (SSB/CW ONLY) (3)
52.525 NATIONAL FM CALLING FREQUENCY
52 - 53 FM VOICE REPEATER INPUTS (2)
53 - 54 FM VOICE REPEATER OUTPUTS

 
Footnotes:

1) In North America the following frequencies are suggested for Packet digipeater and packet scatter operation:
50.62/51.62 50.68/51.68 50.76/51.76 50.64/51.64 50.72/51.72 50.78/51.78 50.66/51.66 50.74/51.74
For co-located voice and packet repeaters, use high (input) and low (output) to provide maximum mutual frequency isolation.
2) TABLE OF REPEATER PAIRS
3) AMATEURS ARE REQUESTED TO AVOID USING FM OR OTHER WIDE BAND MODES ON THESE FREQUENCIES TO MINIMIZE INTERFERENCE TO AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND AMATEURS WORKING INTO REGION 2 ON SSB/CW.
4) NORTH AMERICAN AMATEURS ARE REQUESTED TO AVOID CALLING "CQ DX" ON 50.110 MHz.

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2 Metre Band

144.000 - 144.100 MOONBOUNCE AND TERRESTRIAL CW
144.100 CW CALLING FREQUENCY
144.100 - 144.200 CW/SSB WEAK SIGNAL
144.200 - 144.275   AM NARROW BAND MODES EXCLUSIVE SSB (ACSSB, SSB, CW, TY )
other modes with bandwidth less than 3 kHz -
FAX, SSTV, RTCALLING FREQUENCY (1)
144.275 - 144.300 PROPAGATION BEACON NETWORK EXCLUSIVE
144.300 - 144.500 DIGITAL (2)
144.340 NATIONAL ATV COORDINATION FREQUENCY (1)
144.390 NATIONAL APRS FREQUENCY (9)
144.500 - 144.600 REPEATER INPUTS PRIMARY, LINEAR TRANSLATOR INPUTS SECONDARY(10)
144.600 - 144.900 REPEATER INPUTS(10)
144.900 - 145.100 DIGITAL (3)
145.100 - 145.200 REPEATER OUTPUTS PRIMARY, LINEAR TRANSLATOR OUTPUTS SECONDARY (10)
145.200 - 145.500 REPEATER OUTPUTS(10)
145.500 - 145.590 SAREX/ARISS LINKS
145.590 - 145.790 DIGITAL (4)
145.800 - 146.000 EXCLUSIVE AMATEUR SATELLITE SERVICE, ARISS
146.010 - 146.370 REPEATER INPUTS(10)
146.400 - 146.580 FM SIMPLEX (5)(6)
146.520 NATIONAL FM CALLING FREQUENCY (1)
146.610 - 147.390 REPEATER OUTPUTS (10)
147.420 - 147.570 FM SIMPLEX (30 kHz raster)(7)
147.435 - 147.585 DIGITAL (30 kHz raster)(8)
147.600 - 147.990 REPEATER INPUTS (10)


Footnotes:
(1) Once communications are established QSY off the frequency.

(2) Seven (7) frequencies on a 20 kHz channel raster 144.37, 144.39, 144.41, 144.43, 144.45, 144.47, 144.49. Occupancy to occur ONLY when available Digital frequencies within the sub bands 144.9 - 145.1 MHz and 145.59 - 145.79 MHz are exhausted. Consult with your local digital coordination body regarding maximum ERP, Bandwidth and coverage area within this sub band. Operation may occur on 144.31 MHz provided operating bandwidth, ERP do NOT cause harmful interference within the propagation beacon network sub band.

(3) Ten (10) frequencies on a 20 kHz channel raster. 144.91, 144.93, 144.95, 144.97, 144.99, 145.01, 145.03, 145.05, 145.07, 145.09. Consult with your local coordination body.

(4) Eleven (11) frequencies on a 20 kHz channel raster 145.59, 145.61, 145.63, 145.65, 145.67, 145.69, 145.71, 145.73, 145.75, 145.77, 145.79 MHz. Consult with your local coordination body.

(5) The frequencies 146.40, 146.43, 146.46 MHz continue to be used as repeater inputs in some areas. Consult with your local coordination body.

(6) Thirteen (13) Channels on a 15 kHz channel raster 146.415, 146.430, 146.445, 146.460, 146.475, 146.490, 146.505, 146.520, 146.535, 146.550, 146.565, 146.580, 146.595 MHz.

(7) Six (6) Channels on a 30 kHz channel raster, 147.420, 147.450, 147.480, 147.510, 147.540, 147.570 MHz.

(8) Six (6) Channels on a 30 kHz channel raster 147.435, 147.465, 147.495, 147.525, 147.555, 147.585 MHz. Consult your local coordination body for available frequencies, ERP and bandwidth.

(9) Consult with your local coordination body.

(10) Repeaters may include FM, ACSSB or digital modes of modulation. Consult with your local coordination body for frequency and modulation scheme allocations.

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220 MHz Band

220.00 - 221.00 HIGH DATA RATE DIGITAL (>=4800 B)**
MAX BW 100 kHz, raster starting at 220.15.
220.55 - 220.95 DUPLEXED TO 430.05 430.45 MHz (4)
221.01 - 221.09 PACKET (<=24OO B), 20 kHz CHANNELING
221.10 - 221.95 DIGITAL
222.00 - 222.30 CW, SSB
222.00 - 222.05 EME Exclusive
222.05 - 222.10 CW
222.1 National CW Calling Frequency
222.10 - 222.275 SSB
222.2 National SSB Calling Frequency
222.275 - 222.30 Propagation Beacons
222.31 - 223.37 Repeater Inputs (3)
223.390 - 223.490 High Speed Data
(Local option cross band duplexed to 430 MHz, or 1300 MHz.)
223.490 - 223.590 FM Voice Simplex
223.59 - 223.89 DATA
223.592 - 23.69 High Speed Data
Local Option 1 100 kHz channel, or
three 30 kHz Channels, 223.605, 223.635, 223.665
223.685 - 223.805 Narrow Band Packet
4 channels, Max BW of 30 kHz each
centered at 223.7, 223.73, 223.76, 223.79
223.790 - 223.890 High Speed Data
local option as 223.39 - 223.49
223.91 - 225 Repeater Outputs (3)

Notes:

1. RAC is proposing Secondary Status 219 - 220 MHz.
2. Land Mobile is seeking access to 220-222 MHz
3. Table of repeater pairs
4. Links must be designed to limit emissions into the U.S. on a voluntary basis.

 

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70cm Band

430.025 - 431.500 DIGITAL MODES (1) (6) (7)
431.500 - 433.000 CW, SSB, MOONBOUNCE (Global Allocation), Amplitude Modulation narrow band modes.
432.000 Centre frequency for EME, globally coordinated frequency allocations exist above and below 432.0 MHz
432.100 - National  CW Calling Frequency (2)
432.200 - National  SSB Calling Frequency (2)
432.300 - 432.400 Propagation Beacon Network Exclusive (10)
432.400 - 433.000 Experimental Narrow bandwidth modes
433.000 - 434.800 DIGITAL MODES (1) (7)
434.800 - 434.900 Analog Repeater Links (4)
434.900 - 435.000 Guard Band
435.000 - 438.000 Amateur Satellites (Global Secondary Allocation)
Remote Sensing Satellite Radar secondary
438.000 - 444.000 Amateur Television (NTSC, Vestigial Sideband, Digitally Enhanced Video) (3) (6) (8)
439.250 Video Carrier Frequency
442.000 - 445.000 Repeater Outputs (5) (4) (11)
444.000 Spread Spectrum (9)
445.000 - 445.775 Analog and Digital Links (4) (1)
445.800 - 445.975 DIGITAL (1)
446.000 - 446.175 FM Simplex
446.000 National FM Calling Frequency (2)
446.200 - 446.375 FM Remote Base (Uncoordinated)
446.400 - 446.775 Analog and Digital Links (4) (1)
446.800 - 446.975 DIGITAL MODES (1)
447.000 - 450.000 - Repeater Inputs (5) (4) (11)

Footnotes:

(1) Digital Channeling 25 kHz "minimum" raster, contiguous multiples of 25 kHz should be released based on required Digital System Bandwidth. (Data Rate and Modulation scheme will govern bandwidth). Consult with your local coordinating body, or RAC where no coordination exists.

(2) Once communications has been established, QSY off frequency to allow others to call.

(3) ATV operations may be for point to point, or repeater input operations. Note that any non ATV activity below 444.0 MHz must be coordinated with ATV users to minimize or eliminate interference to the video signal. Consult with RAC for advice on administrative and technical means to achieve this. Note that Double Sideband Video is NOT sanctioned from a technical, spectrum, interference and power conservation viewpoint. Note that non video Digital operations in this sub-band should only occur if other frequencies allocated are full, consult with your local coordination body. RAC supports development of spectrally efficient video transmission techniques in this band.

(4) Local Option - consult with your local coordinating body.

(5) Repeaters - includes Narrowband FM, Digital (Voice, video and data) modes. Frequencies must be coordinated with your local coordinating body, or RAC VHF-UHF Advisory where no coordination body exists.

(6) Non conforming analog links on 70 cm are grandfathered provided that their existence does not cause harmful interference with amateur operations designated for that sub-band. In the case of interference, coordination discussions must be held to resolve the problem. Note grandfathering ceases once that link goes out of service, consult with your local coordinating body.

(7) Digital operations may include repeater operation, crossband duplex operation, links or simplex. Consult with your local coordination body.

(8) RAC encourages development of Digital compression techniques to reduce video bandwidth within this sub-band.

(9) Spread Spectrum centre frequency, secondary, operations per IC bandwidth limit of 12 MHz (max. spreading), may occur within these sub-bands, but must not cause interference to primary Amateur systems.

(10) Propagation Beacon frequencies are to be coordinated through the RAC VHF UHF Advisory Committee.

(11) RAC encourages the use of CTSS encoding where spectral congestion occurs.

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900 MHz Band

902.0 - 902.5 PACKET (<=2400 B, 25 kHz CH)
902.5 - 902.8 TTY, PACKET (<= 2400 B, <=2.5 kHz BW)
902.8 - 902.9 PACKET (<= 2.5 kHz BW), TTY, CW, EME
902.9 - 903.1 CW; EME
903.100 NATIONAL CW/SSB DX CALLING FREQUENCY
903.1 - 903.2 CW, SSB, EME
903.200 NATIONAL SSB CALLING FREQUENCY (LOCAL)
903.2 - 903.3 SSB, SSTV, FAX, PACKET (BW <=2.5 kHz) AM, AMTOR
903.3 - 903.32 PROPAGATION BEACON NETWORK
903.32 - 903.4 GENERAL PROPAGATION BEACONS
903.4 - 903.5 SSB, SSTV, ACSSB, FAX, PACKET (BW <=2.5 kHz)
AM, AMTOR, EXPERIMENTAL (BW <= 2.5 kHz)
903.5 - 903.7 CROSSBAND LINEAR TRANSLATOR INPUTS
903.7 - 903.9 CROSSBAND LINEAR TRANSLATOR OUTPUTS
903.9 - 904.0 EXPERIMENTAL BEACONS
904.0 - 904.3 CONTROL AND AUXILIARY LINKS
904.3 - 904.5 FM SIMPLEX (25 kHz CHANNELING)
904.500 NATIONAL FM CALLING FREQUENCY
904.5 - 905.0 FM SIMPLEX (25 kHz CHANNELING)
905.0 - 907.0 HIGH RATE DATA (>=4800 B, DUPLEX)
907.0 - 910.0 FM REPEATER INPUTS (25 kHz CHANNELING)
910.0 - 916.0 FAST SCAN TV (SIMPLEX OR REPEATER OUTPUT,
PAIRED WITH 922.0 928.0 AND 439.0 444.0 MHz)
916.0 - 916.5 PACKET (<= 2400 B, 25 kHz CHANNELING)
916.5 - 919.0 HIGH RATE DATA (>=4800 B , DUPLEX)
919.0 - 922.0 FM REPEATER OUTPUTS ( 25 kHz CHANNELING)
922.0 - 928.0 FAST SCAN TV SIMPLEX OR REPEATER INPUT, SPREAD SPECTRUM, EXPERIMENTAL MODES

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1200 MHz Band

1240 - 1246 ATV CHANNEL 1
1246 - 1248 NB FM LINKS, DIGITAL, DUPLEXED TO 1258
1248 - 1252 HIGH RATE DATA (>= 4800 B)
1252 - 1258 ATV CHANNEL 2
1258 - 1260 NB FM LINKS, DIGITAL , DUPLEXED TO 1246
1260 - 1270 SATELLITE UPLINKS (PRIMARY)
1260 - 1270 WIDEBAND EXPERIMENTS (SECONDARY)
1270 - 1276 FM REPEATER INPUTS (25 kHz SPACING)
1276 - 1282 ATV CHANNEL 3
1282 - 1288 REPEATER OUTPUTS
1288 - 1294 WIDEBAND EXPERIMENTAL
1294 - 1295 NB FM SIMPLEX, DIGITAL (1)
1294.500 NATIONAL FM CALLING FREQUENCY
1295 - 1295.8 SSTV, FAX, ACSSB EXPERIMENTAL
1295.8 - 1296 RESERVED FOR EME/CW/SSB EXPANSION
1296 - 1296.05 EME EXCLUSIVE
1296.100  NATIONAL CW/SSB CALLING FREQUENCY
1296.4 - 1296.6 CROSSBAND LINEAR TRANSLATOR INPUT
1296.6 - 1296.8 CROSSBAND LINEAR TRANSLATOR OUTPUT
1296.8 - 1297.0 EXPERIMANTAL BEACONS
1297.0 - 1299.0 DIGITAL (<= 2400 B)
1299.0 - 1300.0 HIGH RATE DATA (>=4800 B) (2)

FOOTNOTES:

25 kHz channelling, 1294.025 to 1294.175

100 kHz channelling, 1299.05 t0 1299.95 crossband duplexed to 430.55 to 430.95 as required

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2300 MHz Band

2300.00 - 2303.00 HIGH RATE DATA (OVER 4800 Baud)
2303.00 - 2303.50 PACKET (UNDER 2400 B, 25 kHz CH)
2303.50 - 2303.80 TTY; PACKET (UNDER 2400 B, )
2303.80 - 2303.90 PACKET, TTY, CW, EME
2303.90 - 2304.10 CW, EME
2304.10 - 2304.20 CW, EME, SSB
2304.10 NATIONAL CW/SSB DX CALLING FREQUENCY
2304.20 NATIONAL SSB CALLING FREQ (LOCAL QSO'S)
2304.20 - 2304.30 SSB, SSTV, FAX, PACKET, AMTOR
2304.30 - 2304.32 PROPAGATION BEACON NETWORK
2304.32 - 2304.40 GENERAL PROPAGATION BEACONS
2304.40 - 2304.50 SSB, SSTV, FAX, PACKET, AMTOR
2304.50 - 2304.70 CROSSBAND LINEAR TRANSLATOR INPUTS
2304.70 - 2304.90 CROSSBAND LINEAR TRANSLATOR OUTPUTS
2304.90 - 2305.00 EXPERIMENTAL BEACONS
2305.00 - 2305.20 FM SIMPLEX ( 25 kHZ CHANNELS)
2305.20 NATIONAL FM CALLING FREQUENCY
2305.20 - 2306.00 FM SIMPLEX
2306.00 - 2309.00 FM REPEATER INPUTS
2309.00 - 2310.00 CONTROL AND AUXILIARY LINKS
2310.00 - 2390.00 EXPERIMENTAL MODES, SPREAD SPECTRUM,FM, FAST SCAN TV, NTSC TV, HIGH SPEED DIGITAL LINKS
(VIDEO 6 MHz RASTER, DIGITAL 6 MHz RASTER INTERSPERSED)
2310.00 - 2316.00 VIDEO 1
2316.00 - 2322.00

 

DIGITAL 1
VIDEO 2
DIGITAL 2 , ETC
2390.00 - 2396.00 FAST SCAN TELEVISION (CANADA & U.S.)
2396.00 - 2399.00 HIGH RATE DATA( over 4800 BAUD )
2399.00 - 2399.50 PACKET (under 2400 BAUD)
2399.50 - 2400.00 CONTROL AND AUXILIARY LINKS
2400.00 - 2403.00 SATELLITE
2403.00 - 2408.00 SATELLITE, HIGH RATE DATA
2408.00 - 2410.00 SATELLITE
2410.00 - 2413.00 FM REPEATER OUTPUTS
2413.00 - 2418.00 HIGH RATE DATA
2418.00 - 2430.00 FAST SCAN TELEVISION
2424.00 - 2424.50 JAPANESE EME WINDOW 
2424.25  CENTRE OF JAPANESE EME WINDOW
2430.00 - 2433.00 SATELLITE
2433.00 - 2438.00 SATELLITE, HIGH RATE DATA
2438.00 - 2450.00 WBFM, FSTV, SPREAD SPECTRUM, EXPERIMENTAL

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