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VHF-low Bandplans from Europe

(From the May 2000 "Service Search" column by Larry Van Horn, MT Assistant Editor)

This month we will take a look at some VHF-low bandplans from Europe.

 

Italian 25-88 MHz Band Plan

Used with permission from Ciccio Munaron

All emissions in narrowband FM unless noted otherwise

 

26.200     Local Pagers (AM&FM)

26.350     Local Pagers (AM&FM)

26.500     Local Pagers (AM&FM)

29.650     Baby Monitors (Rare)

29.685     Baby Monitors

29.700     Baby Monitors

30.075-30.325     Base Cordless Phones outputs, 25 kHz steps (not approved by government)

30.850-30.950     Remote Control Doors, Band C has eight channels with 12.5 kHz steps

31.025-31.325     Base Cordless Phones outputs (inputs 39950-40225), 12.5 kHz steps (not approved by government)

39.950-40.225     Base Cordless Phones inputs (outputs 31025-31325), 12.5 kHz steps (not approved by government)

40.0125-40.0875     Local Pagers, 25 kHz steps

40.660-40.880     Model Aircraft Remote Control, 10 kHz steps

43.300-43.5875     Low Power Devices (base station cannot exceed 5 watts), 12.5 kHz steps which are divided as the following sub-bands:

43.300 (1), 43.3125 (2) security and rescue, 43.325 (3) surveillance, 43.3375 (4), 43.350 (5), 43.3625 (6), 43.375 (7), 43.3875 (8), 43.400 (9) Commercial enterprises, 43.4125 (10), 43.425 (11), 43.4375 (12), 43.450 (13), 43.4625 (14) Yachts and marinas, 43.475 (15), 43.4875 (16), 43.500 (17), 43.5125 (18) Air clubs and sport aircrafts, 43.525 (19), 43.5375 (20), 43.550 (21), 43.5625 (22) Medical surveillance, 43.575 (23), 43.5875 (24)

46.020-49.980     Base Cordless Phones outputs, 30 kHz steps with many exceptions (not approved by government)

50.000-51.000     6-Meter Amateur Band assignment (all modes), 10 watts maximum power

53.750-60.750     Italian TV channel A (wideband FM), audio carrier on 59.250

52.000-70.000     FM Broadcast Network Relays, deregulated (wideband FM)

59.750-66.750     Italian TV channel B (wideband FM), audio carrier 65.250


68.000-73.000     Base Cordless Phones, inputs for 30 and 46 MHz band units, 10 kHz steps irregular (not approved by the government)

71.500     Alpine Rescue (Channel 1 input 68.750 and Channel 2 simplex)

71.525     Alpine Rescue (Channel 4 simplex)

71.550     Alpine Rescue (Channel 3 simplex)

72.080-72.140     Aircraft model remote control channels, 10 kHz steps

73.000-73.500     Fire Departments input and simplex, 40 channels using 12.5 kHz steps

73.500-74.000     Fire Departments output and simplex, 40 channels using 12.5 kHz steps

74.000-75.000     Base Cordless Phones outputs (not approved by government)

76.700-79.175     Police Department frequencies, 99 channels using 25 kHz steps

79.200-81.000     Frequency band not allocated, formerly used by surveillance devices

81.000-84.000     Base Cordless Phones outputs, rare (not approved by government)

82.750-89.750     Italian TV channel C, Torino only (wideband FM), audio carrier 88.250

 

France 26-87.5 MHz Bandplan

Courtesy of Ian Julian, New Zealand, and the VHF Skip Newsgroup

 

26.175-26.300     French Military/Fixed & Mobile

26.3125-26.475     Cordless Phones Base (41.3125-41.475 Handsets)

26.965-27.405     Citizen Band (narrowband FM)

27.500-28.000     Meteorological Aids/French Military(Marine Nationale)/Fixed & Mobile

28.000-29.700     10-Meter Amateur Band

29.700-30.000     French Military

30.005-30.010     French Military/Space

30.010-30.525     French Military

30.525-32.125     French Military/Private Mobile Radio

31.0375-31.2125     Cordless Phones Base (39.9375-40.1125 Handsets), new European allocation

32.125-32.600     French Military

32.600-33.000     French Military/Wireless Microphones

33.000-34.850     French Military

34.850-35.000     Private Mobile Radio Simplex

35.000-36.200     Private Mobile Radio (39.400-40.600 Duplex)

36.200-37.500     French Military/Wireless Microphones

37.500-38.250     Radio Astronomy/French Military

38.250-39.000     French Military

39.000-39.400     French Military/Wireless Microphones

39.400-40.600     Private Mobile Radio (35.000.36.200 Duplex)/French Military

39.9375-40.1125     Cordless Phones Handsets (31.0375-31.2125 Base), new European allocation

39.986-40.020     Space/French Military

40.600-40.660     French Military

40.660-40.700     Industrial, Scientific, and Medical (ISM)

40.700-40.980     French Military (Gendarmerie DIAMANT system)

40.980-41.000     Space

41.000-41.200     Remote Control

41.3125-41.475     Cordless Phones Handsets (26.3125-26.475 Base)

41.500-47.000     French Military (Gendarmerie)

49.000-57.000     Television channel F2, Sound 49.250 and Video 55.750

50.000-51.200     6-Meter Amateur Band

51.400-54.000     French Military

54.000-62.000     Television channel F3, Sound 54.000 and Video 60.500

57.000-65.000     Television channel F4, Sound 57.250 and Video 63.750

61.000-68.000     Private Mobile Radio

68.000-68.4625     French Military (Gendarmerie Maritime)

68.4625-69.250     Customs/Electricity de France/Ministry of Interior Mobile (72.5125-73.300 Base)

69.250-70.250     French Military

70.250-70.525     Private Mobile Radio Simplex

70.525-70.975     French Military

70.975-71.950     Private Mobile Radio Simplex

71.950-72.175     Ministry of Interior

72.175-72.5125     French Military

72.5125-73.300     Customs/Electricity de France/Ministry of Interior Base (68.4625-69.250 Mobile)

73.300-74.800     French Military (Gendarmerie SAPHIR system)

74.800-75.200     Instrument Landing System (ILS)

75.200-77.475     Private Mobile Radio/Taxis Mobile (80.300-82.475 Base)

77.475-78.000     French Military (Gendarmerie SAPHIR system)

78.000-80.000     French Military (Gendarmerie RUBIS TETRAPOL Digital radio system)

80.000-80.300     Private Mobile Radio Simplex

80.300-82.475     Private Mobile Radio/Taxis Base (75.200-77.475 Mobile)

82.475-83.000     French Military

83.000-83.600     Fire (Sapeurs Pompiers) Mobile (86.000-86.600 Base)

83.600-85.500     Police Nationale

86.000-86.600     Fire (Sapeurs Pompiers) Base (83.000-83.600 Mobile)

87.300-87.500     Pagers

 

United Kingdom CT1 Cordless Phone Bandplan

Courtesy of R.P. Gosnell (narrowband FM)

Analog/Digital cordless phones

 

    Base  Handsets

1 31.0375 39.9375

2 31.0625 39.9625

3 31.0875 39.9875

4 31.1125 40.0125

5 31.1375 40.0375

6 31.1625 40.0625

7 31.1875 40.0875

8 31.2125 40.1125


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