Those without access to international HF frequencies often gain their first taste of true long-distance communications on the 6-meter band. These allocations may only apply to a group of countries. These allocations may only apply to a group of countries. Greece ITU Region 1: While the 2-meter band is best known as a local band using the FM Mode, there are many opportunities for long distance DX communications using other modes. See the appropriate Wiki page for further information.
So why 6 meter's ?
As a part of preparation of justification for a meter band, the ARRL organized a group of twelve amateur radio operators, most of whom had experience in trying to communicate with stations in the Caribbean to obtain eye-witness reports of hurricanes in that region. So the reason I got into amateur radio is to legally opperate on 5. The band is allocated on a shared basis with other services, and U. Either way find out what's on the air around you and get on something above ! With a limited antenna you are not likely to consistently get that kind of range on 6M short of using FM and a good repeater. The main revision is that the WRC band of Global communication is possible during grey line and night time ionospheric conditions with reports of 70 plus countries having been worked from the UK alone.
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Following petitions to their regulator over a number of years, the Argentine national society, The Radio Club Argentino RCA has succeeded in obtaining changes and additions to their bands. Radio amateurs from many countries that do not have transmit access to 60m monitor the band and post their reports of stations heard on activity spotting pages such as the DXWatch 60m page, 60 Meter DX Logger and similar sites several of which appear in the External Links section of this article , together with the Reverse Beacon Network 60m page which indicates current CW activity on the band. The Radioamateurs du Luxembourg national amateur radio society advises that since 10 October , the new WRC 60m band allocation has been released for amateur radio use in Luxembourg. Established in by MRASZ, the Hungarian national amateur radio society, the beacon went out of order on 20 February and following a substantial increase in activity near its frequency plus the fact that an alternative frequency was not available, the decision was taken to switch off the HG7BHB beacon. Despite support in more available radios, however, the 6-meter band does not share the popularity of amateur radio's 2-meter band.
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