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Laidbackdx

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11 meters freeband frequencies
« on: September 20, 2017, 1415 UTC »
( USB)

26.030 Newfoundland Canada
26.215 -USA-Latin America
26.225  USA Latin America
26.285 call frequency Latin America
26.410 -candian outlaws
26.420  Canadian outlaws
27.555  international call frequency
27.600 -Kuwait Saudi Arabia
27.680  Europe
27.775 -Brazil
27.785 mhz-Europe
27.455 mhz-Latin america call frequency
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26.540 -Latin America
26.555 -Dominican republic
27.155 -Australia
27.215 -carabians
27.425 -call frequency
27.455 -call frequency Latin America
27.465  USA
27.515 -Jamaica
27.545 -USA sometimes Europe
27.565 - Europe
« Last Edit: September 20, 2017, 1421 UTC by Laidbackdx »

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Re: 11 meters freeband frequencies
« Reply #1 on: September 21, 2017, 1633 UTC »
In my experience, 27.455 USB / 27455 USB is the de facto Latin American SSB calling frequency (along with several others, including several you listed like 26.215 MHz USB / 26215 USB and 26.225 MHz USB / 26225 USB.

They also make heavy use of various frequencies in the 27600-27800 region, USB and LSB, with activity centered around 27.665 MHz USB/LSB, 27.695 MHz USB/LSB, and frequencies near these in 5 kHz steps or 10 kHz channelized (export radio) steps.  Seems like a sizable amount of these operators are using modified amateur radio or ham radio equipment on 11 meters and therefore have a VFO instead of an export 10 meter radio with 10 kHz channelized steps + a clarifier (+ or - 5 kHz) and maybe a +10kHz switch to get complete frequency coverage over a radio's given range.

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Re: 11 meters freeband frequencies
« Reply #2 on: September 21, 2017, 2301 UTC »
Actually my radio is a crt ss 9900 it is manufactured in France but I bought it in Montreal it s a modified 10 meter radio 80 watts ssb 40 watts am with a modified clarifier I run this with a dipole for base and Wilson 1000 antenna for mobile I also own a president Lincoln 2 unlocked 10 meter radio.And for portable another import from France a albrecht ae 2990 11 meter walkie talkie unlocked for freeband
« Last Edit: September 21, 2017, 2305 UTC by Laidbackdx »

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Re: 11 meters freeband frequencies
« Reply #3 on: September 23, 2017, 1613 UTC »
When their is skip on 11, and there will not be descent conditions for years to come the best frequency is 27.555 USB which is the international calling frequency. The international calling frequency for 26 mhz. is 26.285 USB. 27.515 LSB is the calling frequency for the Caribbean while 27.455 USB is the calling frequency for Central & South America (Spanish). On the legal band 26.365-27.405 LSB & USB also seem to be good frequencies for international contacts.
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Re: 11 meters freeband frequencies
« Reply #4 on: October 15, 2017, 2114 UTC »
French speaking island nations in the Indian, Pacific and Caribbean usually hang around 27.620 to 27.770MHz USB in French language. 

Last summer I heard New Caledonia, Tahiti, Wallis & Futuna working Mauritius and Reunion in late afternoons.  There are two stations in New Caledonia that run mega stations, maybe radio amateurs freelancing.  French speaking yachts and trawlers also heard within those groups.

If you don't speak fluent French, they ignore you... 8)

Also heard the Marshall Islands working into Hawaii on 27.085MHz AM, Western Kiribati also common in the US 40 channel system block on AM and SSB usually talking in Gilbertese.
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Re: 11 meters freeband frequencies
« Reply #5 on: November 12, 2017, 2314 UTC »


Last summer I heard New Caledonia, Tahiti, Wallis & Futuna working Mauritius and Reunion in late afternoons.  There are two stations in New Caledonia that run mega stations, maybe radio amateurs freelancing.  French speaking yachts and trawlers also heard within those groups.

If you don't speak fluent French, they ignore you... 8)



I remember a fellow by the name of Didier running maritime mobile from New Caledonia, he always had a good signal into Ontario Canada back late 80's early 90's, he operated a boat that would do mail service to remote communities along the coast. He would speak English .

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Re: 11 meters freeband frequencies
« Reply #6 on: November 12, 2017, 2320 UTC »


Last summer I heard New Caledonia, Tahiti, Wallis & Futuna working Mauritius and Reunion in late afternoons.  There are two stations in New Caledonia that run mega stations, maybe radio amateurs freelancing.  French speaking yachts and trawlers also heard within those groups.

If you don't speak fluent French, they ignore you... 8)



Pretty sure your talking about 201AT105 operator Didier from French Polynesia, was quite active in the late 80's & early 90's. Later became 201RC105

I remember a fellow by the name of Didier running maritime mobile from New Caledonia, he always had a good signal into Ontario Canada back late 80's early 90's, he operated a boat that would do mail service to remote communities along the coast. He would speak English .
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Re: 11 meters freeband frequencies
« Reply #7 on: November 15, 2017, 1844 UTC »
French speaking island nations in the Indian, Pacific and Caribbean usually hang around 27.620 to 27.770MHz USB in French language. 

Last summer I heard New Caledonia, Tahiti, Wallis & Futuna working Mauritius and Reunion in late afternoons.  There are two stations in New Caledonia that run mega stations, maybe radio amateurs freelancing.  French speaking yachts and trawlers also heard within those groups.

If you don't speak fluent French, they ignore you... 8)

Also heard the Marshall Islands working into Hawaii on 27.085MHz AM, Western Kiribati also common in the US 40 channel system block on AM and SSB usually talking in Gilbertese.

Seems like French speaking stations like the higher frequencies...I've heard them using 27985 kHz USB / 27.985 MHz USB before.  Don't stations operating in the 27620 to 27770 range interfere with the Australian 27 Meg 27MHz marine frequencies?  IIRC, the Australian 27 MHz marine frequencies span 27.680 to 27.980 MHz in 10 kHz / 20 kHz channel steps with 27.880 MHz / 27880 kHz 27 MHz marine channel 88 as the distress/safety/calling frequency. 

Are the 27MHz marine frequencies still heavily used in Australia?