Monday 23rd of October 2017
Wolverhampton Amateur Radio Society
Founded in 1922 | Call sign G8TA

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Regional Winner

COTY Regional winner

Wolverhampton Amateur Radio Society winner of the RSGB West Midlands Regional club of the year 2012 and 2013.
2012 was a fantastic year for Wolverhampton ARS, a year of rejuvenation as well as our 90th Birthday. We have seen a steady growth in our membership and with a full program of events we have become more active than in recent years and went on to win the Regional award for 2013.
The West Midlands Trophy is sponsored by web hosting solutions at www.intermip.net

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UK HF IARU Region 1 Bandplan

1.8 | 3.5 | 7 | 10 | 14 | 18 | 21 | 24 | 28 Mhz | VHF/UHF Band Plan

1.8 MHz (160m) Necessary Bandwidth UK Usage
1,810-1,838 200 Hz Telegraphy
1,838-1,840 500 Hz Narrow band modes
1,840-1,843 2.7 kHz All modes
1,843-2,000 2.7 kHz Telephony, Telegraphy
1,836 kHz QRP (low power) Centre of Activity,
1,960 kHz DF Contest beacons (14dBW)
3.5 MHz (80m) Necessary Bandwidth UK Usage
3,500-3,510 200 Hz Telegraphy - Priority for inter-continental operation
3,510-3,560 200 Hz Telegraph - contest preferred. 3,555 kHz - QRS (slow telegraphy) Centre of Activity
3,560-3,580 200 Hz Telegraphy 3,560 kHz - QRP (low power) Centre of Activity
3,580-3,590 500 Hz Narrow band modes
3,590-3,600 500 Hz Narrow band modes - automatically controlled data stations (unattended)
3,600-3,620 2.7 kHz All modes - automatically controlled data stations (unattended)
3,600-3,650 2.7 kHz All modes - Phone contest preferred. 3,630kHz - digital voice Center of Activity
3,650-3,700 2.7 kHz All modes - Telephony, Telegraphy
3,663 kHz may be used for UK emergency comms traffic.
3,690 kHz SSB QRP (low power) Centre of Activity.
3,700-3,800 2.7 kHz All modes - Phone contest preferred
3,735 kHz Image mode Centre of Activity
3,760 kHz IARU Region 1 Emergency Centre of Activity
3,775-3,800 Priority for inter-continental telephony (SSB) operation
7 MHz (40m) Necessary Bandwidth UK Usage
7,025-7,040 200 Hz Telegraphy. 7,030 kHz - QRP Centre of Activity
7,040-7,047 500 Hz Narrow band modes
7,047-7,050 500 Hz Narrow band modes, automatically controlled data stations (unattended)
7,050-7,053 2.7 kHz All modes, automatically controlled data stations (unattended)
7,053-7,060 2.7 kHz All modes, digimodes
7,060-7,100 2.7 kHz All modes, digital voice 7070kHz, SSB QRP Centre of Activity 7090 kHz, SSB Contest Preferred Segment
7,100-7,130 2.7 kHz All modes, 7,110kHz - Region 1 Emergency Centre of Activiity.
7,130-7,200 2.7 kHz All modes, SSB Contest Preferred Segment, 7,165kHz - Image Centre of Activity
7,175-7,200 2.7 kHz All modes, priority for intercontinental operation
10 MHz (30m) Necessary Bandwidth UK Usage
10,100-10,140 200 Hz Telegraphy (CW)
10,116 kHz - QRP (low power) Centre of Activity
10.140-10.150 500 Hz Narrow band modes
Automatically controlled data stations (unattended) should avoid the use of the 10 MHz band
14MHz (20m) Necessary Bandwidth UK Usage
14,000-14,060 200 Hz Telegraph - contest preferred
14,055 kHz QRS (slow telegraphy Centre of Activity
14,060-14,070 200 Hz Telegraphy
14,060 kHz QRP (low power) Centre of Activity
14,070-14,089 500 Hz Narrow band modes
14,089-14,099 500 Hz Narrow band modes - automatically controlled data stations (unattended)
14,099-14,101 IBP - reserved exclusively for beacons
14,101-14,112 2.7 kHz All modes - automatically controlled data stations (unattended)
14,112-14,125 2.7 kHz All modes (excluding digimodes)
14,125-14,300 2.7 kHz All modes - SSB contest preferred segment
14,130kHz - digital voice centre of activity
14,195+- 5 kHz Priority for Dxpeditions
14,230 kHz - Image Centre of Activity.
14,285 kHz - QRP Centre of Activity
14,300-14,350 2.7 kHz All modes
14,300 kHz Global Emergency Centre of Activity
18 MHz (17m) Necessary Bandwidth UK Usage
18,068-18,095 200 Hz Telegraphy 18,086 kHz QRP (low power) Centre of Activity.
18,095-18,105 500 Hz Narrow band modes
18,105-18,109 500 Hz Narrow band modes - automatically controlled data stations (unattended)
18,109-18,111 IBP - reserved exclusively for beacons
18,111-18,120 2.7 kHz All modes - automatically controlled data stations (unattended)
18,120-18,168 2.7 kHz All modes, 18,130kHz SSB QRP centre of activity
18,150kHz digital voice centre of activity
18,160 kHz Global Emergency Centre of Activity
21 MHz (15m) Necessary Bandwidth UK Usage
21,000-21,070 200 Hz Telegraphy
21,055 kHz QRS (slow telegraphy) Centre of Activity.
21,060 kHz QRP (low power) Centre of Activity
21,070-21,090 500 Hz Narrow band modes
21,090-21,110 500 Hz Narrow band modes - automatically controlled data stations (unattended)
21,110-21,120 2.7 kHz All modes (excluding SSB) - automatically controlled data stations (unattended)
21,120-21,149 500 Hz Narrow band modes
21,149-21,151 IBP - reserved exclusively for beacons
21,151-21,450 2.7 kHz All modes.
21,180kHz - digital voice centre of activity
21,285 kHz - QRP Centre of Activity.
21,340 kHz - Image Centre of Activity.
21,360 kHz - Global Emergency Centre of Activity
24 MHz (12m) Necessary Bandwidth UK Usage
24,890-24,915 kHz 200 Hz Telegraphy
24,906 kHz QRP (low power) centre of activity
24,915-24,925 500 Hz Narrow band modes
24,925-24,929 500 Hz Narrow band modes - automatically controlled data stations (unattended)
24.929-24.931 IBP - reserved exclusively for beacons
24,931-24,940 2700 All modes - automatically controlled data stations (unattended)
24,940-24,990 2700 All modes, 24,950kHz SSB QRP Centre of Activity
24,960kHz digital voice centre of activity
28 MHz (10m) Necessary Bandwidth UK Usage
28,000-28,070 200 Hz Telegraphy
28,055 kHz QRS (slow telegraphy) Centre of Activity.
28,060 kHz QRP (low power) Centre of Activity.
28,070-28,120 500 Hz Narrow band modes
28,120-28,150 500 Hz Narrow band modes - automatically controlled data stations (unattended)
28,150-28,190 500 Hz Narrow band modes
28,190-28,199 IBP - regional time shared beacons
28,199-28,201 IBP - world wide time shared beacons
28,201-28,225 IBP - continuous-duty beacons
28,225-28,300 2.7 kHz All modes - beacons
28,300-28,320 2.7 kHz All modes - automatically controlled data stations (unattended)
28,320-29,100 2.7 kHz 28,330kHz - digital voice centre of activity
28,360 kHz - QRP Centre of Activity.
28,680 kHz - Image Centre of Activity.
29,100-29,200 6 kHz All modes - FM simplex - 10 kHz channels
29,200-29,300 6 kHz All modes - automatically controlled data stations (unattended)
29,210 kHz UK Internet voice gateway - unattended
29,290 kHz UK Internet voice gateway - unattended
29,300-29,510 6 kHz Satellite links
29,510-29,520 Guard channel
29,520-29,590 6 kHz All modes - FM repeater inputs (RH1-RH8)
29,530 kHz UK Internet voice gateway - Unattended (RH2)
29,600 6 kHz All modes - FM calling channel
29,610 6 kHz All modes - FM simplex repeater (parrot) - input and output
29,620-29,700 6 kHz All modes - FM repeater outputs (RH1-RH8)
29,630 kHz UK Internet voice gateway - Unattended (RH2)

1.8 | 3.5 | 7 | 10 | 14 | 18 | 21 | 24 | 28 Mhz | VHF/UHF Band Plan