8 METERS BAND TRANSVERTERS
The 8-meter band (40 MHz) is the lowest portion of the very high frequency (VHF) radio spectrum allocated to amateur radio use.
The 8-meter band shares many characteristics with the neighboring 6-meter band. However, as it is somewhat lower in frequency it does display the better propagation mechanisms via the F2 ionospheric layer normally seen at high frequency (HF) which occasionally appear in 6 meters. However, Sporadic-E propagation, whereby radio signals bounce off ionized clouds in the lower E region of the ionosphere, is common on the band in summer.
June 1998... Slovenia (S5) allocates 40 kHz of spectrum to beacons from 40.660 - 40.700 MHz.
February 2005... South Africa (ZS) allocates 10 kHz of spectrum from 40.675 MHz and 40.685 MHz.
July 2013... Slovenia (S5) allocates 40.660 - 40.700 MHz to the amateur service.
April 2018... Ireland (EI) allocated much of the low VHF spectrum to Irish radio amateurs including 40 MHz.
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