[amsat-bb] Re: Ham Radio in UK?

Gordon JC Pearce gordonjcp at gjcp.net
Sat Jan 12 03:48:12 PST 2013

On 11/01/13 21:15, Joe Leikhim wrote:
> Thanks; For some reason, I thought 70CM Repeaters were unavailable in
> UK, and my W32A might be "contraband". Yes the W32A can work 420-450

We don't have 220MHz, but we do have 70MHz - maybe that's what you were 
thinking of?

> MHz, (Mine will :-) ). Yes voice GSM is what we need for the trip. WIFI
> will have to suffice for data needs. --- On Fri, 11/1/13, Joe Leikhim
> <rhyolite at nettally.com> wrote:

We have 2m and 70cm, which run from 144MHz to 146MHz and 430MHz to 
440MHz respectively.  Because 70cm is second-user to military stuff (as 
it is in most of the world) there are ERP limits in certain parts of the 

Unfortunately because of the fundamentally broken nature of the RSGB's 
pathetic excuse for a website, it's impossible to link to the bandplans 
directly.  So, follow the ridiculous URL below and click on the 
badly-designed menu at the bottom of the page:


Here is the rather more effective and usable ETCC website with all the 
UK repeaters on it:


Hope this helps ;-)

Gordonjcp MM0YEQ

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