60 meter band

Nationwide HF emergency channel proposal

§ 80.369 Distress, urgency, safety, call and reply frequencies.

(c) The frequency 5167.5 kHz is available to any station for emergency communications[.] in the State of Alaska. Peak envelope power of stations operating on this frequency must not exceed 150 watts. This frequency may also be used by Alaska private fixed stations for calling and listening, but only for establishing communication.

§ 80.387 Frequencies for Alaska fixed stations.

(b)Alaska private-fixed station frequencies:

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3 5167.5

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3 The frequency 5167.5 kHz is available for emergency communications[.] in Alaska. Peak envelope power of stations operating on this frequency must not exceed 150 watts. When a station in Alaska is authorized to use 5167.5 kHz, such station may also use this frequency for calling and listening for the purpose of establishing communications.

§ 97.401 Operation during a disaster.

A station in, or within 92.6 km (50 nautical miles) of, Alaska may transmit emissions J3E and R3E on the channel at 5.1675 MHz (assigned frequency 5.1689 MHz) for emergency communications. The channel must be shared with stations licensed in the Alaska-Private Fixed Service. The transmitter power must not exceed 150 W PEP. A station in, or within 92.6 km of, Alaska may transmit communications for tests and training drills necessary to ensure the establishment, operation, and maintenance of emergency communication systems.