[amsat-bb] Re: Fwd: 420 MHz in Jeopardy!

Tony Langdon vk3jed at gmail.com
Mon Feb 21 16:35:24 PST 2011

At 10:57 AM 2/22/2011, Nigel A. Gunn wrote:
>True, and in Europe, where thay only have a 10MHz wide band, ATV has
>gone to 23cM using FN, not AM. Makes old satellite TV receivers usable
>for the Rx side without modification other than a preamp.

Australia has nominally 420-450 MHz, but 420 - 430 is unavailable in 
all of the major populated areas, so the band is effectively only 
430-450 MHz for most of us these days.

>I guess it would be a struggle getting all the US FM repeaters into
>433-435 and 438-440 but most in this area are unused anyway.

That's where our repeaters sit here, with 440-450 being ATV and 
site-site links.

73 de VK3JED / VK3IRL

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