Brazilian Access to Amateur Radio Bands Increases

ANATEL, the Brazilian telecoms regulator has produced an updated band plan, effective end of November 2018, which releases 60m to amateur / ham radio operators.

The 60m band allocation is the WRC-15 Secondary allocation 5351.5 to 5366.5 kHz with 25W EIRP for Class A operators.

In addition, access has been granted too another two new bands – 135 kHz (1W EIRP) and 472 kHz (5W EIRP)

160m band access in Brazil has been expanded from 1850 kHz, making it now 1.8 – 2 MHz and the 80m band now becomes 3.5 – 4 MHz (previously 3.8 MHz).

The new frequencies are expected to come into operation in the week beginning Monday 26th November 2018.

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