K Index, A Index, (SFI) Solar Flux Index, HF Band Conditions, Propagation

7 months ago ReddingProphet1 0
Three major indexes are used by HF Ham operators to interpret probable HF band propagation at any given time – K index, A index and SFI. The Sun is constantly shooting electro-magnetic particles into the Earth’s ionosphere. These particles along with seasonal weather, solar flares and Sunspot activity, combine to create ever-changing, low to severe Read More

HF Frequency Bands from 1.8 to 29.7 Mhz and Ham Radio Q Signals

7 months ago ReddingProphet1 0
The following is a list of the HF Frequency bands from 1.8 to 29.7 Megahertz and also a handy list of common Ham Radio Q Signals. This arrangement is not law or regulation it is simply a consolidation of good practice techniques by the amateur radio community. 160 Meters 1.800 – 2.000 MHz 1.800 – Read More

Amateur Radio 2 Meter 144 – 148 Mhz Band Plan

7 months ago ReddingProphet1 0
Band Plans in the Ham radio spectrum are not for the most part officially regulated by the FCC. These band plans developed through the common courtesy and agreed upon “good practice” throughout the Ham community. They are arranged so that all transmission modes, technologies and requirements (repeaters, simplex, beacons, SSB, CW, etc) have their own Read More