Three New Amateur Radio Bands for Indian Hams

The Indian Government’s Telecommunications regulator has published a 2018 Update to the Indian National Frequency Plan, effective 25th October 2018, which lists new bands at 5 MHz/60m, 472 kHz/630m and 135 kHz/2300m.

  • 5351.5-5366.5 kHz - Amateur 5.133B (Secondary, 15W EIRP)

  • 472-479 kHz - Amateur 5.80A (Secondary, 1W EIRP )

  • 135.7-137.8 kHz - Amateur 5.67A (Secondary, 1W EIRP)

The regulations are as follows current ITU criteria for these bands.

Indian National Frequency Plan -