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The best transmitter  frequencies

The best frequencies to choose to monitor are the lower frequency bands. Below 7MHz are likely to show the best effects, 7-10MHz may still show significant changes (depends upon the path). However the further  above 10 MHz you go the less significant the changes in signal strength are likely to be.

The Reporting Networks 

Below are some of the frequencies being suggested by  Geoff Grayer G3NAQthese do not have to be the only ones used by any means.

73 kHz

128 kHz

1.933 or 1.937 MHz *

3.760 MHz

7.060 MHz

14.265 or 14.359 MHz*) if there is sufficient interest.

At the discretion of the Net Controller; depending on QRM; please check both frequencies.

Actual frequencies used will depending on QRM.

As part of an RSGB/RAL (Rutherford Appleton Laboratory) collaboration, it is our aim to form SSB nets on the frequencies given in Table above, normally used by the Worked All Britain Awards Group, who have kindly agreed to co-operate. 

In addition, we would like to encourage cw nets for those who prefer this mode, and especially on 73 and 128 kHz; the effects on these VLF bands will be spectacular and possibly surprising.

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11/02/1999 Ruth Bamford