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Re: Satellite Band Designations



----- Original Message ----- 
>
> First there was Mode A and B, but now designate things by the band (U/V,
> L/S, etc.)
>
> If the V in U/V is VHF, what do we call 47GHz, which is in what is
commonly
> the V-Band of the Microwave spectrum?


Hi Emily,

Interesting question. I wonder where you found V for 47 GHz? I have the
following:

Q = 33-50 GHz
U = 40-60 GHz
V = 50-75 GHz

see:
http://www.wa1mba.org/wavegd.htm

So we could call it Q... (I guess) seeing as U and V are both taken.

73,
Mike, N1JEZ
AMSAT #29649
Local Area Coordinator
"A closed mouth gathers no feet."

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