5.7 GHz

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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

Amateur Service:-

  • 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

See the RSGB band plan for full details, and the 5/10GHz guide.

Beacons

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