FT8 Frequencies

FT8 Frequencies on HF VHF UHF Ham Radio Bands

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FT8 Frequencies

FT8 “Franke-Taylor design, 8-FSK modulation” is an Amateur Radio Digital Mode that belongs to the family of weak-signals communication protocols, developed and promoted by K1JT Joe Taylor.

The FT8 protocol is implemented in several application programs including the popular weak signals software WSJT-X , JTDX and the Chat FT8-based software JS8Call that implement a different modulation and can be found in different ft8 frequencies

FT8 should be used in the following amateur radio frequencies:

BandFrequency MHzNotes
160m1.840
160m1.842JS8Call
80m3.573
60m5.357
40m7.056Region 1
40m7.071
40m7.074
40m7.078JS8Call
30m10.130JS8Call
30m10.132Region 1
30m10.133
30m10.136
20m14.071
20m14.074
20m14.078JS8Call
20m14.090Region 1
17m18.100
17m18.104JS8Call
15m21.074
15m21.078JS8Call
15m21.091
12m24.915
10m28.074
10m28.078JS8Call
6m50.310
6m50.313
6m50.328JS8Call
6m50.323Intercontinental DX
4m70.100
2m144.174
1.25m222.065
70cm432.065

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FT8 Software

With WSJT-X 2.2.0 rc2 has been introduced also 7.071, 10.133, 14.071, and 50.310 MHz.

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Simone Mannini IW5EDI is an Amateur Radio Operator licensed since 1996. He become interested in shortwave radio listening when he was very young, and soon he got into two-way radio communications and ham radio. IT system engineer, Simone is a regular DXZone contributor, he enjoys promoting amateur radio on the internet and among youngs, he enjoys playing with antenna home brewing and DXing.

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