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Re: ANS




>
> Actually ITU still allocates the Amateur Satellite Service only from 435
to
> 438 MHz but the Amateur Service uses legally world wide the following
> 432 MHz bandplanning as follows:
>
> 432,000 - 432,025   MHz            Moonbounce
> 432,025 - 432,150   MHz            Telegraphy (432,050 center of activity)
> 432,150 - 432,200   MHz             SSB/Telegraphy
>
> Back in 1974 the EME activity was very small and actually is very high
> and any possible complain by those EME or weak  SSB/Telegraphy users
> against OSCAR-7 uplink local interference is legal.


Dom, While that bandplan may be true in Italy, or the EU, it is not here in
the US.

Here is the US bandplan for 70cm.(direct from
http://www.arrl.org/FandES/field/regulations/bandplan.html#70cm)

420.00-426.00 ATV repeater or simplex with 421.25 MHz video carrier control
links and experimental 426.00-432.00 ATV simplex with 427.250-MHz video
carrier frequency
432.00-432.07 EME (Earth-Moon-Earth)
432.07-432.10 Weak-signal CW
432.10 70-cm calling frequency
432.10-432.30 Mixed-mode and weak-signal work
432.30-432.40 Propagation beacons
432.40-433.00 Mixed-mode and weak-signal work
433.00-435.00 Auxiliary/repeater links
435.00-438.00 Satellite only (internationally)
438.00-444.00 ATV repeater input with 439.250-MHz video carrier frequency
and repeater links
442.00-445.00 Repeater inputs and outputs (local option)
445.00-447.00 Shared by auxiliary and control links, repeaters and simplex
(local option)
446.00 National simplex frequency
447.00-450.00 Repeater inputs and outputs (local option)

As anyone can see, the 432.125 to 432.175 uplink is well away from EME and
even ssb operations. Here in Florida even on a contest weekend EVERYONE is
from 432.100-125.

73, Drew / KO4MA


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