The Jacana Technical Library

Radio Frequencies

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Common conversions & Metre Bands

 

1,000,000 Hertz = 1000 kilohertz = 1 megahertz

wavelength = 300 / frequency in MHz

 

Meter Band Frequency Range and Use
160 meters 1800-2000 kHz ham radio
120 meters 2300-2498 kHz broadcasting
90 meters 3200 to 3400 kHz broadcasting
80 meters 3500 to 4000 kHz ham radio
60 meters 4750 to 4995 kHz broadcasting
49 meters 5950 to 6250 kHz broadcasting
41 meters 7100 to 7300 kHz broadcasting
40 meters 7000 to 7300 kHz ham radio
31 meters 9500 to 9900 kHz broadcasting
30 meters 10100 to 10150 kHz ham radio
25 meters 11650 to 11975 kHz broadcasting
22 meters 13600 to 13800 kHz broadcasting
20 meters 14000 to 14350 kHz ham radio
19 meters 15100 to 15600 kHz broadcasting
17 meters 18068 to 18168 kHz ham radio
16 meters 17550 to 17900 kHz broadcasting
15 meters 21000 to 21450 kHz ham radio
13 meters 21450 to 21850 kHz broadcasting
12 meters 24890 to 24990 ham radio
11 meters 25670 to 26100 kHz broadcasting
10 meters 28000 to 29700 kHz ham radio

 

 

 Radio Pages

BBC World Service Frequencies Chart (in English) to Southern Africa 2013

BBC World Service Schedule/Frequencies

Voice of America (VOA) Frequencies in English to Africa

HFRadio.org's list of SW broadcasts around the world

Deutsche Welle broadcasts to Africa 1

Deutsche Welle broadcasts to Africa 2

150 to 30,000 kHz Bands

Common Terms
Glossary of Radio Terms
Above 30 MHz

 

 

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