Tag Archives: 5 MHz

HF/VHF Mobile Operation

Well it seems that the VHF/UHF repeaters I have been complaining about having a lack of activity may actually have been more active than I had thought! Turns out my old Yaesu FT-857D radio had developed a fault with 2 … Continue reading

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RSGB confirms some British JT65/JT9 5 MHz signals out of band

Looks like my last post has had an effect…….. From RSGB News today “Keep legal on 5MHz The RSGB Amateur Radio Observation Service has noted several examples of British JT65 and JT9 mode transmissions straying outside of the UK allocated … Continue reading

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UK Hams operating outside 5MHz band limits

This week I returned to the 5 MHz band and specifically the JT65/JT9 data section around 5.357 MHz. Here in the UK we do not have a continuous 5 MHz band, it is split up into smaller allocated partsĀ UK 5 … Continue reading

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JT65 data mode activity within UK 5 MHz band

Having a keen interest in Amateur Radio data modes I have for over the past year been using Olivia 16-500 around 5.368 MHz for working other stations within the United Kingdom. I found this mode the most robust and popular, … Continue reading

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A good day for 5 MHz DX

Monday 11th February 2013 was a good day for me to work new 5MHz DX stations. I had noticed that at around sunset Scandinavian Countries had been active over the weekend on both PSK31 and Olivia 16/500 data modes. I … Continue reading

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