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Author Topic: UK Hospital Pagers 31.725 MHz / 31.750 MHz / 31.775 MHz  (Read 751 times)

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UK Hospital Pagers 31.725 MHz / 31.750 MHz / 31.775 MHz
« on: November 15, 2022, 0157 UTC »
With the recent band openings, I've done some research and in addition to the dozens upon dozens of pagers in the 26-28 MHz band and 29.7-30 MHz band, the UK use

31.725 MHz
31.750 MHz
31.775 MHz

and I've noted POCSAG signals on 31.75 MHz with just a handheld scanner and a telescopic antenna (CB/11m/10m base loaded antenna, roughly 50" long fully extended). 

Looking forward to more band openings on 11 meters, 10 meters, the VHF low band and 6 meters.  Lots of interesting signals in the 26-28 MHz, 29.7 MHz to 30 MHz and 30-50 MHz low band coming out of the UK, Europe, Latin America...
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Re: UK Hospital Pagers 31.725 MHz / 31.750 MHz / 31.775 MHz
« Reply #1 on: December 20, 2022, 1531 UTC »
As a follow up to this - the band is open again today, and I'm hearing faint POCSAG signals on 31.7250, 31.7500 and 31.7750...fading up out of the noise a tiny bit right now (1530 UTC) on 20 December 2022.

The 11m band is wide open the Europe, the UK and Latin America right now so it makes sense. 
U.S. East Coast, various HF/VHF/UHF radios/transceivers/scanners/receivers - land mobile system operator - focus on VHF/UHF and 11m

 

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