144 - 146 MHz

The 2 metre band

This bandplan is the simpliefied version, without the footnotes. If you want to have the fully detailed bandplan please refer to the VHF managers Handbook

This band is heavily used throughout the world for short-range communications including the use of repeaters. It is also used for Earth-Moon-Earth communications. The 2m band is one of the most heavily used for amateur satellite operations, which has an exclusive and globally coordinated sub-band at 145.800 - 146MHz

Varna 2014 - Downlaod the 2 metre band file

Frequency

Maximum Bandwidth Mode Usage

144.000

144.025

2 700 Hz All Mode Satelite (downlink only)

144.025

144.110

500 Hz Telegraphy (EME)

144.050 Telagraphy calling

144.100 Random MS

144.110

144.150

500 Hz Telegraphy & MGM

144.110-144-160  EME MGM

144.138 PSK31 center of activity

144.150

144.180

2 700 Hz Telegraphy, MGM & SSB

144.160-144.180  alternative MGM allocation

144.170 alternative MGM calling frequency

144.180

144.360

2 700 Hz Telepgraphy & SSB

144.195-144.205  Random MS SSB

144.300 SSB centre of activity

144.360

144.399

2 700 Hz Telegraphy, MGM & SSB 144.370 FSK441 Random calling

144.399

144.491

500Hz Telegrapy & MGM

Beacons only

144.4920 +/- 500Hz WSPR Beacons

144.500

  

 

144.794

20 kHz All Mode

144.500 Image mode centre (SSTV, Fax,...)

144.600 Data Centre of activity (MGM, RTTY,..)

144.750 ATV Talk back

 

144.794

144.9625

12 kHz

MGM

Digital communication

144.800    APRS

144.8125   DV internet voice gateway

144.8250   DV internet voice gateway

144.8375   DV internet voice gateway

144.8500   DV internet voice gateway

144.8625   DV internet voice gateway

144.975

145.194

12kHz FM / DIgital Voice Repeater input exclusive

145.194

145.206

12 kHz FM / Digital Voice Space communication

145.206

 

 

145.5625

12 kHz FM / Digital Voice

145.2375    FM Internet Voice Gateway

145.2875    FM Internet Voice Gateway

145.3375    FM Internet Vocie Gatway

145.375      digital voice calling

145.500      FM calling

145.575

145.7935

12 kHz FM / Digital Voice Repeater Output exclusive

145.794

145.806

12 kHz FM / DIgital Voice Space communication

145.806

146.000

12kHz All Mode Satellite exclusive

 

Please see the IARU Region 1 VHF Handbook for details