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Today band activity from 6Y5 land is at an all time low. Majority of our Hams do very little participation in Dx'ing. Local Hams mostly participate in conversations on the local island-wide 2 meter repeater network.
BREAKDOWN OF BAND ACTIVITY
|160 Meters||Activity on this band has been non-existent for a number of years.|
|80 Meters||Activity on this band is usually after 0000UTC as some hams may Dx the area of 3.775MHz|
|40 Meters||Activity is found every Sunday Morning for the local Myers Net on 7.150MHz at 1400UTC|
|30 Meters||Activity on this band has been non-existent.|
|20 Meters||Activity on this band is usually found in the early mornings and evening hours. Usually local hams will check into the CaribUs Net on 14.283MHz at around 1200UTC and 2300UTC. You may also find activity at 2300UTC on 14.147MHz. There are also a number of checkins on 14.230 for the SSTV net.|
|17 Meters||Activity on this band has been very low, with few sporadic chances of finding local activity.|
|15 Meters||Activity on this band has been very low, with few sporadic chances of finding local activity.|
|10 Meters||Activity on this band has picked up as the
11 year Solar Cycle is coming up to a peak.
Two stations presently operate SSTV in Jamaica. They are 6Y5MC and 6Y5GH. 6Y5GH is the more active station and can usually be found most weekends on 28.680 Mhz.
|6 Meters||The beacon is now active. Activity on this band is at this time is sporadic.|
|2 Meters||Activity on this band is usually limited to the repeater network. Although some members do limited simplex transmissions|
|1.25 Meters||Activity on this band has been non-existent for a number of years.|
|80 C/Meters||Activity on this band is usually limited to the UHF repeater.|
|33 C/Meters||Activity on this band has been non-existent.|
|23 C/Meters||Activity on this band has been non-existent.|