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60-meter band

The 60 meter band or 5 MHz band is a relatively new amateur radio allocation (not strictly a band), first introduced in 2002, that was originally only available in a few countries, such as the United States, United Kingdom, Norway, Finland, Denmark, Ireland and Iceland. [1]

46 relations: Amateur radio, American Radio Relay League, Antenna (radio), BPM (time service), Critical frequency, CW Skimmer, Denmark, DX-pedition, Emergency communication system, Finland, Hellschreiber, HLA (radio station), Iceland, International Telecommunication Union, Ionogram, Ionosonde, Ionosphere, Ireland, Japan, MT63, Multiple frequency-shift keying, Near vertical incidence skywave, Norway, Ofcom, Olivia MFSK, Outback, Packet radio, PACTOR, Prime meridian (Greenwich), PSK31, Radio Amateur Association of Greece, Radio propagation beacon, Radio Society of Great Britain, RWM, Single-sideband modulation, Slow-scan television, Summits on the Air, Terminator (solar), Types of radio emissions, United Kingdom, United States, VOLMET, WSPR (amateur radio software), WWV (radio station), WWVH, YVTO.

Amateur radio

Amateur radio (also called "ham" radio) describes the use of radio frequency spectra for purposes of non-commercial exchange of messages, wireless experimentation, self-training, private recreation and emergency communication.

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American Radio Relay League

The American Radio Relay League (ARRL) is the largest membership association of amateur radio enthusiasts in the USA.

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Antenna (radio)

An antenna (plural antennae or antennas), or aerial, is an electrical device which converts electric power into radio waves, and vice versa.

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BPM (time service)

BPM is the call sign of the official short-wave time signal service of the People's Republic of China, operated by the Chinese Academy of Sciences, broadcasting from CAS's National Time Service Center in Pucheng County, Shaanxi at, roughly 70 km northeast of Lintong, along with NTSC's long-wave time signal BPL on 100 kHz.

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Critical frequency

In telecommunication, the term critical frequency has the following meanings.

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CW Skimmer

CW Skimmer is a multi-channel Morse code (CW) decoder and analyzer program for Microsoft Windows.

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Denmark

Denmark (Danmark) is a country in Northern Europe.

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DX-pedition

A DX-pedition is an expedition to what is considered an exotic place by amateur radio operators, perhaps because of its remoteness, access restrictions or simply because there are very few radio amateurs active from that place.

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Emergency communication system

An Emergency communication system (ECS) is any system (typically, computer-based) that is organized for the primary purpose of supporting one-way and two-way communication of emergency messages between both individuals and groups of individuals.

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Finland

Finland (Suomi; Finland), officially the Republic of Finland, is a Nordic country in Northern Europe bordered by Sweden to the west, Norway to the north, and Russia to the east; Estonia lies to the south across the Gulf of Finland.

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Hellschreiber

The Hellschreiber or Feldhellschreiber (also Hell-Schreiber named after its inventor Rudolf Hell) is a facsimile-based teleprinter invented by Rudolf Hell.

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HLA (radio station)

HLA is a time signal radio station in Daejeon, South Korea, operated by the Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science.

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Iceland

Iceland is a Nordic island country between the North Atlantic and the Arctic Ocean.

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International Telecommunication Union

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU; Union Internationale des Télécommunications), originally the International Telegraph Union (Union Télégraphique Internationale), is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) that is responsible for issues that concern information and communication technologies.

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Ionogram

An ionogram is a display of the data produced by an ionosonde.

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Ionosonde

An ionosonde, or chirpsounder, is a special radar for the examination of the ionosphere.

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Ionosphere

The ionosphere is a region of Earth's upper atmosphere, from about to altitude, and includes the thermosphere and parts of the mesosphere and exosphere.

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Ireland

Ireland (Éire; Ulster-Scots: Airlann) is an island in the North Atlantic separated from Great Britain to its east by the North Channel, the Irish Sea, and St George's Channel.

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Japan

Japan (日本 Nippon or Nihon; formally or Nihon-koku, "State of Japan") is an island country in East Asia.

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MT63

MT63 is a digital radio modulation mode for transmission in high-noise situations developed by Pawel Jalocha SP9VRC.

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Multiple frequency-shift keying

Multiple frequency-shift keying (MFSK) is a variation of frequency-shift keying (FSK) that uses more than two frequencies.

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Near vertical incidence skywave

Near vertical incidence skywave, or NVIS, is a skywave radio-wave propagation path that provides usable signals in the range between groundwave and conventional skywave distances—usually 30–400 miles (50–650 km).

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Norway

Norway (Norwegian: (Bokmål) or (Nynorsk)), officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a sovereign and unitary monarchy whose territory comprises the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula plus Jan Mayen and the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard.

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Ofcom

The Office of Communications (Y Swyddfa Gyfathrebiadau), commonly known as Ofcom, is the government-approved regulatory and competition authority for the broadcasting, telecommunications and postal industries of the United Kingdom.

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Olivia MFSK

Olivia MFSK is an amateur radioteletype protocol designed to work in difficult (low signal-to-noise ratio plus multipath propagation) conditions on shortwave bands.

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Outback

The Outback is the vast, remote, arid interior of Australia.

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Packet radio

Packet radio is a form of packet switching technology used to transmit digital data via radio or wireless communications links.

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PACTOR

PACTOR is a radio modulation mode used by amateur radio operators, marine radio stations, and radio stations in isolated areas to send and receive digital information via radio.

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Prime meridian (Greenwich)

A prime meridian, based at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, in London, was established by Sir George Airy in 1851.

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PSK31

PSK31 or "Phase Shift Keying, 31 Baud" is a popular computer-soundcard-generated radioteletype mode, used primarily by amateur radio operators to conduct real-time keyboard-to-keyboard chat, most often using frequencies in the high frequency amateur radio bands (near-shortwave).

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Radio Amateur Association of Greece

The Radio Amateur Association of Greece (RAAG) (in Greek, Ένωσις Ελλήνων Ραδιοερασιτεχνών - ΕΕΡ) is a national non-profit organization for amateur radio enthusiasts in Greece.

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Radio propagation beacon

A radio propagation beacon is a radio beacon, whose purpose is the investigation of the propagation of radio signals.

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Radio Society of Great Britain

The Radio Society of Great Britain (RSGB), first founded in 1913 as the London Wireless Club, is the United Kingdom's recognised national society for amateur radio operators.

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RWM

RWM is the callsign of a high frequency (shortwave) standard frequency and time signal radio station in Moscow, Russia.

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Single-sideband modulation

In radio communications, Single-SideBand modulation (SSB) or Single-SideBand Suppressed-Carrier (SSB-SC) is a refinement of amplitude modulation which uses transmitter power and bandwidth more efficiently.

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Slow-scan television

Slow-scan television (SSTV) is a picture transmission method used mainly by amateur radio operators, to transmit and receive static pictures via radio in monochrome or color.

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Summits on the Air

Summits On The Air (SOTA) is an amateur radio operating award program.

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Terminator (solar)

A terminator, twilight zone or "grey line" is a moving line that separates the illuminated day side and the dark night side of a planetary body.

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Types of radio emissions

The International Telecommunication Union uses an internationally agreed system for classifying radio frequency signals.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain, is a sovereign state in Europe.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.

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VOLMET

VOLMET (French origin VOL (flight) and METEO (weather)), or meteorological information for aircraft in flight, is a worldwide network of radio stations that broadcast TAF, SIGMET and METAR reports on shortwave frequencies, and in some countries on VHF too.

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WSPR (amateur radio software)

WSPR (pronounced "whisper") stands for "Weak Signal Propagation Reporter".

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WWV (radio station)

WWV is the call sign of the United States National Institute of Standards and Technology's (NIST) HF ("shortwave") radio station near Fort Collins, Colorado.

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WWVH

WWVH is the callsign of the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology's shortwave radio time signal station in Kekaha, on the island of Kauai in the state of Hawaii.

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YVTO

YVTO is the callsign of the official time signal from the Juan Manuel Cagigal Naval Observatory in Caracas, Venezuela.

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5 MHz band, 60 meter band, 60-metre band, 60m band.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/60-meter_band

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