U.S. 60 Meter Band Allocations

Confused about the RTTY (actually PSK-31) 'FCC Specified Center Freq.' column value with the 'Operating Center Freq.' column value?; well, as per ARRL's 'Recommended_Practices_for_60_Meters - Version 6_4.pdf' (Page 3 of 5) ...

"With PSK31 you must operate on the following channel center frequencies …

Channel 1: 5332.0 kHz
Channel 2: 5348.0 kHz
Channel 3: 5358.5 kHz
Channel 4: 5373.0 kHz
Channel 5: 5405.0 kHz

The easiest way to achieve this is to place your transceiver in the USB mode and tune to one of the suppressed carrier channel frequencies shown in Table 1. "

... where (from Page 1 of 5) ...

"Table 1

Channel 1: 5330.5 kHz
Channel 2: 5346.5 kHz
Channel 3: 5357.0 kHz
Channel 4: 5371.5 kHz
Channel 5: 5403.5 kHz"

With respect to the CW possible transceiver generated 'offset', and how to account for it - (Pages 2 and 3, of 5) ...

"Consult your transceiver manual. Some transceivers transmit CW at the exact frequencies shown on their displays, but others offset the actual transmission frequency by a certain amount (for example, 600 Hz).

If your manual is not clear on this point, contact the manufacturer. If you have access to a frequency counter, this is an excellent tool for ensuring that your CW signal is on the channel center frequency."

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