The UK 5GHz or 6cms allocation is restricted to a number of discrete bands (compared to the international 5650-5850 secondary allocation). It accommodates, narrowband, data, satellite and DATV
Frequencies and Band Plan
- 5650 - 5680 - inc ATV usage
- 5755 - 5765 - inc the Narrowband centre at 5760 MHz
- 5830 - 5850
Amateur Satellite Service:-
- 5650 - 5670 - Uplinks only
- 5830 - 5850 - Downlinks only
There are a number of narrow band beacons in the 5.7 GHz band - see this page for an up to date list.
5.7 GHz Equipment
6cms is a great band to get an introduction to microwaves as it supports both narrowband and low cost COTS wideband equipment
5.7 GHz Power amplifiers
5.7 GHz Antennas
In general dish antennas are used for this band.