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Signal Name Description Frequency Mode Modulation Bandwidth Location Sample Audio Waterfall image
AFSK Paging Link It is easier to transmit the FSKFrequency-Shift Keying pager signal to the transmitter site as AFSKAudio Frequency-Shift Keying. It is changed to POCSAG format when re-transmitted. 72 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 928 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz NFMNarrowband Frequency Modulation AFSKAudio Frequency-Shift Keying kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz Worldwide AFSKPaging Waterfallthmb.jpg
ALE-400 ALEAutomatic Link Establishment-400 is an amateur version of the 2G ALEAutomatic Link Establishment standard. It is adapted to the demands of amateur radio emergency traffic handling. 1.806 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 144.163 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz USBUpper Side Band Modulation (Radio, referring to reception and modulation mode)Universal Serial Bus (Computer, referring to USB Ports and cables) MFSKMultiple Frequency Shift-Keying 400 HzHertz (Hz), unit of frequency, defined as one cycle per second (1 Hz). Worldwide ALE-400.jpg
AMSAT-P3D AMSAT-P3D (Known as Phase 3D, OSCAR-40, and AO-40) is a amateur radio satellite built by AMSAT. As of 2004, the satellite's systems have failed. 145.805 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 24,048.285 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz USBUpper Side Band Modulation (Radio, referring to reception and modulation mode)Universal Serial Bus (Computer, referring to USB Ports and cables) PSKPhase-Shift Keying 1.6 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz Worldwide SAT 40.jpg
ATSC Broadcast Advanced Television Systems Committee Television. 8VSB Modulation 54 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 700 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz RAW 8VSB MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz North America ATSCthmb.jpg
Aircraft Communications Addressing and Reporting System (ACARS) Short messages sent to and from aircraft 129 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 137 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz AMAmplitude Modulation MSKMinimum-Shift Keying (When Shift/Bd = 0.5. It is impossible to get this ratio to be lower than 0.5, hence it is called the 'Minimum' shift.) kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz Worldwide ACARS.jpg
Amplitude Modulation (AM) Long range commercial broadcast and international radio. Also used for aviation communications. 153 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz — 137 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz AMAmplitude Modulation AMAmplitude Modulation 10 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz Worldwide AM radio.jpg
Autocab This is an example of the Autocab Media Data Terminals used by cab companies all over the world. 163.375 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz NFMNarrowband Frequency Modulation PSKPhase-Shift Keying 12.5 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz UK Autocab.jpg
Automatic Identification System (AIS) Automatic Identification System (AIS) is used by ships to broadcast position and vessel information. 161.975 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 162.025 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz NFMNarrowband Frequency Modulation GMSKGaussian Minimum-Shift Keying 25 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz Worldwide AIS.jpg
Automatic Packet Reporting System (APRS) Packet system for real time data communications. Used by hams for location reporting, weather stations etc. 144.39 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 145.57 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz NFMNarrowband Frequency Modulation AFSKAudio Frequency-Shift Keying 10 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz Worldwide APRS.jpg
Automatic Transmitter Identification System (ATIS) ATIS systems are identification tags used by inland commercial waterway traffic on rivers in Europe. The FSKFrequency-Shift Keying burst is appended at the end of every voice transmission by the vessel operator. 30 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 800 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz NFMNarrowband Frequency Modulation FSKFrequency-Shift Keying 12 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz Europe ATIS voice samp.jpg
Binary Interchange of Information and Signaling (BIIS) BIIS (also known as BIIS 1200) is an ETSIEuropean Telecommunications Standards Institute. An independent, not-for-profit, standardization organization in the telecommunications industry in Europe, developing global telecommunications standards. protocol for a digital selective calling method with the added benefit of extended capability of transmitting data that exceeds what could be done with old 5-tone analog calling methods like CCIRComité Consultatif International pour la Radio (Predecessor of the ITU-R) and ZVEI. 35 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 800 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz NFMNarrowband Frequency Modulation FFSKFast Frequency-Shift Keying kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz Europe BIISthmb.jpg
CCIR Selcall CCIRComité Consultatif International pour la Radio (Predecessor of the ITU-R) selcall consists of CCIRComité Consultatif International pour la Radio (Predecessor of the ITU-R)-1, CCIRComité Consultatif International pour la Radio (Predecessor of the ITU-R)-2, and PCCIR, which are 5-tone selcall modes for VHFVery High Frequency (30-300 MHz)/UHFUltra High Frequency (300-3000 MHz) radios. CCIRComité Consultatif International pour la Radio (Predecessor of the ITU-R)-1 and CCIRComité Consultatif International pour la Radio (Predecessor of the ITU-R)-2 only differ in the tone duration, and PCCIR only differs in the group, reset, and repeat tone frequencies. 30 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 800 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz NFMNarrowband Frequency Modulation MFSKMultiple Frequency Shift-Keying kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz Worldwide Ccir-1 5-tone.jpg
CCITT CCITT is a 5-tone selcall system for VHFVery High Frequency (30-300 MHz)/UHFUltra High Frequency (300-3000 MHz) radios. 30 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 800 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz NFMNarrowband Frequency Modulation MFSKMultiple Frequency Shift-Keying kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz Worldwide Ccitt 5-tones.jpg
CODAR CODAR (Coastal Ocean Dynamics Applications Radar) is used for near-surface ocean monitoring, such as waves and water current. 4.438 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 42.5 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz USBUpper Side Band Modulation (Radio, referring to reception and modulation mode)Universal Serial Bus (Computer, referring to USB Ports and cables) ILFM 50 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz Worldwide CODARthm.jpg
CRY2001 Voice Scrambler CRY2001 is a voice scrambling mode used on Sailor CRY2001 Scramblers. Fisherman often use these modes to communicate with privacy. MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 300 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz USBUpper Side Band Modulation (Radio, referring to reception and modulation mode)Universal Serial Bus (Computer, referring to USB Ports and cables) FSKFrequency-Shift Keying kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz Worldwide CRY2001 Full.jpg
Continuous Tone-Coded Squelch System (CTCSS) CTCSS, also known as Private Line and Channel Guard, is a low continuous tone transmitted on NFMNarrowband Frequency Modulation voice transmissions that is used to squelch and manage transmissions on a given frequency. 30 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 800 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz NFMNarrowband Frequency Modulation CWContinuous Wave kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz — 30 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz Worldwide CTCSS vce.jpg
D-STAR D-STAR is a digital voice protocol used by ham radio. Is sometimes routed over the internet for international communications. 145.67 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz NFMNarrowband Frequency Modulation PSKPhase-Shift Keying, GMSKGaussian Minimum-Shift Keying, 4FSK 6.25 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz Worldwide DSTAR.jpg
Datawell Buoy HF Link Datawell Buoy HFHigh Frequency (3-30 MHz) Links transmitted by Datawell Marine measurement buoys, measuring ocean conditions, temperature, and wave current. 25.5 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 45 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz USBUpper Side Band Modulation (Radio, referring to reception and modulation mode)Universal Serial Bus (Computer, referring to USB Ports and cables) FSKFrequency-Shift Keying, MFSKMultiple Frequency Shift-Keying 200 HzHertz (Hz), unit of frequency, defined as one cycle per second (1 Hz). — 400 HzHertz (Hz), unit of frequency, defined as one cycle per second (1 Hz). Worldwide Datawell 2FSK.jpg
Delfi-C3 Telemetry Delfi-C3 Telemetry is a telemetry signal sent from the Delfi-C3 university-class satellite. 145.87 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz LSBLower Side Band Modulation BPSKBinary Phase-Shift Keying (1 bit per symbol) Worldwide Delfi-C3.jpg
Digital Audio Broadcasting + (DAB+) DAB+ is a type of digital broadcast radio signal, containing multiple digital radio stations in the signal. Here transmitted on channel 7D. 174 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 1,492 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz RAW OFDMOrthogonal Frequency-Division Multiplexing 1.5 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz Worldwide No Audio File DAB.jpg
Digital Dispatch Systems MDT Digital Dispatch Systems Mobile Data Terminal is a dispatching system used by taxi and private transportation companies. 152 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 854.788 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz NFMNarrowband Frequency Modulation PSKPhase-Shift Keying kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz United States MDT data terminals.jpg
Digital Mobile Radio (DMR) Digital Mobile Radio (DMR) is an open digital mobile radio standard defined by ETSIEuropean Telecommunications Standards Institute. An independent, not-for-profit, standardization organization in the telecommunications industry in Europe, developing global telecommunications standards. and used in commercial products around the world. Mostly used by private network and local police, can be encrypted. Used in MOTOTRBO products. 136 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 860 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz NFMNarrowband Frequency Modulation 4FSK 12.5 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz Worldwide DMR.jpg
Digital Multimedia Broadcasting (DMB) Digital Multimedia Broadcasting (DMB) is a digital radio transmission technology developed in South Korea as part of the national IT project for sending multimedia such as TV, radio and datacasting to mobile devices such as mobile phones, laptops and GPS navigation systems. 174 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 216 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz DQPSKDifferential Quadrature Phase-Shift Keying-OFDMOrthogonal Frequency-Division Multiplexing 1.536 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz South Korea DMB-TDMB-Waterfall-01.jpg
Digital Private Mobile Radio (dPMR) dPMR is an open, non-proprietary trunked radio standard developed by ETSIEuropean Telecommunications Standards Institute. An independent, not-for-profit, standardization organization in the telecommunications industry in Europe, developing global telecommunications standards., published under ETSIEuropean Telecommunications Standards Institute. An independent, not-for-profit, standardization organization in the telecommunications industry in Europe, developing global telecommunications standards. TS 102 658. Supports both data and digital voice transmission. 149.019 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 446.2 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz NFMNarrowband Frequency Modulation 4FSK 6.25 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz Worldwide DPMR.jpg
Digital Video Broadcasting — Terrestrial (DVB-T) Digital Video Broadcasting — Terrestrial (DVB-T) is a digital broadcast television format used in Europe and in many other countries in the world. 474 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 786 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz RAW QAMQuadrature Amplitude Modulation, OFDMOrthogonal Frequency-Division Multiplexing MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 8 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz Worldwide DVB-T.PNG
Distress Radiobeacon (Analog) Analog Distress Radiobeacons are simple siren-based transmitters that were installed in older EPIRB's, PLB's and ELT's. Currently used as a supplementary homing signal in modern digital radiobeacons. 121.5 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 243 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz NFMNarrowband Frequency Modulation FMCW 10 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz Worldwide Analog radiobeacon.jpg
Dual Tone Multi Frequency (DTMF) DTMF is a signaling mode used for a variety of purposes. It's most known for telephony dialing, but is in use for many different applications such as DTMF paging for DTMF-enabled VHFVery High Frequency (30-300 MHz)/UHFUltra High Frequency (300-3000 MHz) radios. 30 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 800 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz NFMNarrowband Frequency Modulation MFSKMultiple Frequency Shift-Keying 3.3 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz Worldwide DTMF tones.png
EEA EEA is a 5-tone selcall mode defined by the Electronic Engineering Association in the United Kingdom. 30 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 800 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz NFMNarrowband Frequency Modulation MFSKMultiple Frequency Shift-Keying kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz Worldwide EEA 5-tone.jpg
EIA EIA is a 5/6-tone selcall mode defined by the Electronics Industries Association in the United States. Also known as Motorola MetroPage. 30 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 800 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz NFMNarrowband Frequency Modulation MFSKMultiple Frequency Shift-Keying kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz Worldwide EIA 5-tone.jpg
EURO EURO is a 5-tone selcall mode used in VHFVery High Frequency (30-300 MHz)/UHFUltra High Frequency (300-3000 MHz) radios. Also known as EuroSignal. 30 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 800 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz NFMNarrowband Frequency Modulation MFSKMultiple Frequency Shift-Keying kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz Worldwide Euro 5-tone.png
Emergency Alert System (EAS) The Emergency Alert System (EAS) is a national warning system in the United States, implemented since 1997, superceding the Emergency Broadcast System (EBS). 162.4 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 162.55 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz NFMNarrowband Frequency Modulation FSKFrequency-Shift Keying kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz — 30 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz United States EAS NFM.jpg
Emergency Managers Weather Information Network (EMWIN) - Repeater The Emergency Managers Weather Information Network (EMWIN) is a system for distributing a live stream of weather information in the United States. This is the VHFVery High Frequency (30-300 MHz) Repeater of the network. 163.3 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 168.813 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz NFMNarrowband Frequency Modulation AFSKAudio Frequency-Shift Keying 20 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz United States EMWIN.png
Enhanced Digital Access Communications System (EDACS) EDACS is a trunked radio system developed by General Electric and Ericsson. EDACS was invented by General Electric in the mid-80s and is currently owned by Harris Corporation. Harris has announced that EDACS systems will no longer be supported by 2017. 160 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 941 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz NFMNarrowband Frequency Modulation GFSKGaussian Frequency-Shift Keying 12.5 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz — 25 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz United States EDACS96 Waterfallthmb.png
European Radio Message System (ERMES) European Radio Message System (ERMES) is a European common standard for paging developed by the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ESTI) 169.413 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 169.833 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz NFMNarrowband Frequency Modulation PAMPulse Amplitude Modulation 25 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz Europe ERMES.jpg
FLEX FLEX (Flexible Wide Area Paging Protocol) is Motorola's high speed one-way paging protocol that supports 1600, 3200, and 6400 bpsBits per second (bps). FLEX can transmit tone, numeric, alphanumeric, and binary data. 169 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 929 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz NFMNarrowband Frequency Modulation FSKFrequency-Shift Keying, 4FSK kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz Worldwide FLEX.jpg
FM Broadcast Radio Commercial Broadcast FMFrequency Modulation radio stations. Used for the broadcast of many different radio programs, including music, news, sports, weather, and talk shows. 65 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 108 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz WFMWideband Frequency Modulation FMFrequency Modulation 38 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz — 200 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz Worldwide Broadcast FM.jpg
FSK441 FSK441 is a high speed meteor scatter communication mode. FSK441 uses a baudBaud (unit symbol Bd) is the unit for symbol rate or modulation rate in symbols per second. rate of 441 BdBaud (unit symbol Bd) is the unit for symbol rate or modulation rate in symbols per second.. 144 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 444 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz USBUpper Side Band Modulation (Radio, referring to reception and modulation mode)Universal Serial Bus (Computer, referring to USB Ports and cables) FSKFrequency-Shift Keying 1.75 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz Worldwide FSK441.jpg
FUNcube-1 Telemetry FUNcube-1 Telemetry is a telemetry signal sent from the Funcube-1 Cubesat amateur radio satellite. 145.935 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz USBUpper Side Band Modulation (Radio, referring to reception and modulation mode)Universal Serial Bus (Computer, referring to USB Ports and cables) PSKPhase-Shift Keying kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz Worldwide FUNcube.jpg
GMDSS Digital Selective Calling Global Maritime Distress and Safety System's Digital Selective Calling (GMDSS-DSC) is a maritime communication protocol intended to initiate ship-to-ship, ship-to-shore and shore-to-ship radiotelephone and MFMedium Frequency (300-3000 kHz)/HFHigh Frequency (3-30 MHz) radiotelex calls. 2.188 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 247.635 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz USBUpper Side Band Modulation (Radio, referring to reception and modulation mode)Universal Serial Bus (Computer, referring to USB Ports and cables) FSKFrequency-Shift Keying 350 HzHertz (Hz), unit of frequency, defined as one cycle per second (1 Hz). Worldwide DSC GMDSS.jpg
Gandalf MDT Gandalf MDTMobile Data Terminal, A mobile data terminal (MDT) is a computerized device used in public transit vehicles, taxicabs, commercial trucking fleets, military logistics, and emergency vehicles, such as police cars, to communicate with a central dispatch office. was developed by Canadian company Gandalf Technologies. Used primarily by taxi and courier services in Canada and the United States. This protocol was used in Gandalf's Cabmate systems. 150 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 450 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz NFMNarrowband Frequency Modulation 4FSK 10 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz Worldwide Gandalf.png
Glenayre Paging Link Glenayre's Paging Link. Links from paging head end to pager transmitter sites. Glenayre C2100/C2000 model control systems were likely to use this. 152.54 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz NFMNarrowband Frequency Modulation QAMQuadrature Amplitude Modulation United States NoWaterfallFiller.png
Golay Paging (GSC) Golay Paging (or Golay Sequential Code, GSC) is a one-way 2-FSKFrequency-Shift Keying paging format developed by Motorola. It is capable of transmitting tone, numeric, alphanumeric, and voice pages. 33 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 932 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz NFMNarrowband Frequency Modulation FSKFrequency-Shift Keying 2.6 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz Worldwide Golay.jpg
HC-265 Voice Scrambler HC-265 is a Voice Scrambling mode developed by Hagelin Crypto for their HC-265 CRYPTOCOM secure voice unit. MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 30 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz USBUpper Side Band Modulation (Radio, referring to reception and modulation mode)Universal Serial Bus (Computer, referring to USB Ports and cables) FSKFrequency-Shift Keying 2.25 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz — 3 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz Worldwide HC 265.jpg
HD Radio (FM) HD Radio is a proprietary digital broadcast radio format transmitted in North America, usually as sidebands on analog carriers. This is the FMFrequency Modulation band implementation of HD Radio. 87.7 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 107.9 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz RAW OFDMOrthogonal Frequency-Division Multiplexing 400 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz North America HD Radio fm broadcast.jpg
ICAO Selcal ICAO Selcal (also known as AVCALL, ANNEX 10, or just SELCAL) is a HFHigh Frequency (3-30 MHz)/VHFVery High Frequency (30-300 MHz) aviation selective calling system used by ground stations to initiate radio communications with aircraft. MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 300 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz USBUpper Side Band Modulation (Radio, referring to reception and modulation mode)Universal Serial Bus (Computer, referring to USB Ports and cables) MFSKMultiple Frequency Shift-Keying 1.5 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz Worldwide ICAO Selcall sample.jpg
ILS Marker Beacon ILS Marker Beacons are used by aircraft for Instrument Landing Systems, transmitted by an upward-facing directive antenna at known distances along the approach path. 75 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz AMAmplitude Modulation OOKOn-Off Keying Modulation kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz Worldwide 800px-LOM Waterfallthmb.png
ISCAT Ionospheric Scattering (ISCAT) mode used for weak signal long distance radio contact by meteor and Ionosphere scattering. 50 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 148 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz USBUpper Side Band Modulation (Radio, referring to reception and modulation mode)Universal Serial Bus (Computer, referring to USB Ports and cables) MFSKMultiple Frequency Shift-Keying 904 HzHertz (Hz), unit of frequency, defined as one cycle per second (1 Hz). — 1.809 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz Worldwide ISCAT-A Sim.jpg
JT65 JT65 is an amateur radio QSO communication protocol developed by Joe Taylor, K1JT. JT65 has 3 submodes: JT65A, JT65B, and JT65C. The most popular submode of JT65 is JT65A. JT65 gets '65' from the 65 tones it uses. 1.838 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 50.276 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz USBUpper Side Band Modulation (Radio, referring to reception and modulation mode)Universal Serial Bus (Computer, referring to USB Ports and cables) MFSKMultiple Frequency Shift-Keying 180 HzHertz (Hz), unit of frequency, defined as one cycle per second (1 Hz). — 710 HzHertz (Hz), unit of frequency, defined as one cycle per second (1 Hz). Worldwide JT65AWaterfall.png
JT6M JT6M is part of the WSJT suite of digital weak signal software applications developed by Joe Taylor, K1JT 50.215 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 50.25 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz USBUpper Side Band Modulation (Radio, referring to reception and modulation mode)Universal Serial Bus (Computer, referring to USB Ports and cables) MFSKMultiple Frequency Shift-Keying kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz Worldwide JT6M sim.jpg
Kiwi Kiwi is a telemetry mode developed by CNES used on amateur rockets and radio balloons in France. 137.95 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 138.5 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz NFMNarrowband Frequency Modulation FSKFrequency-Shift Keying 12.5 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz France Kiwi thumb.jpg
LoJack LoJack is a vehicle tracking system that allows vehicles to be tracked by police, with the aim of recovering them in case of theft via a small radio transceiver clandestinely installed in a vehicle. 173.075 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz NFMNarrowband Frequency Modulation FFSKFast Frequency-Shift Keying 10 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz Worldwide Lojack.jpg
Logic Trunked Radio (LTR) Logic Trunked Radio NFMNarrowband Frequency Modulation
METOP-A METOP-A Satellite DCP control signal 465.99 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz USBUpper Side Band Modulation (Radio, referring to reception and modulation mode)Universal Serial Bus (Computer, referring to USB Ports and cables) PSKPhase-Shift Keying 54 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz Worldwide KMS4-Waterfall.jpg
MMP-4800 MMP-4800 was a MDTMobile Data Terminal, A mobile data terminal (MDT) is a computerized device used in public transit vehicles, taxicabs, commercial trucking fleets, military logistics, and emergency vehicles, such as police cars, to communicate with a central dispatch office. (Mobile Data Terminal) protocol developed by Canadian company Mobile Data International (MDI) in 1982 for their Mobile Data Terminals. Used by public safety and commercial industries. Phased out. 150 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 900 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz NFMNarrowband Frequency Modulation 12.5 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz — 25 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz Worldwide NoWaterfallFiller.png
MODAT MODAT is a 7-tone Automatic Number Identification (ANI) status system used by handheld radios. It provides unit ID and emergency statuses to receiving radio sets when transmitted. 30 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 800 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz NFMNarrowband Frequency Modulation MFSKMultiple Frequency Shift-Keying kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz Worldwide MODAT.png
MPT 1327 MPT1327 (Ministry of Posts and Telegraph 1327) is a signaling protocol standard for analog trunked radio 162.5 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 800 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz NFMNarrowband Frequency Modulation FFSKFast Frequency-Shift Keying 10 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz — 25 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz Worldwide MPT1327.jpg
Morse Code (CW) CWContinuous Wave Morse Code is the simplest form of transmission found virtually all over the RFRadio Frequency bands for a variety of uses. The most common use of this is for Call-sign Beacons by both Amateur and Military operators. MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 930 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz CWContinuous Wave OOKOn-Off Keying Modulation HzHertz (Hz), unit of frequency, defined as one cycle per second (1 Hz). Worldwide CW.jpg
Multitone Paging Multitone Paging signal, developed by Multitone Electronics in the UK. Uses similar coding to POCSAG but the headers are different and only work with Multitone's range of paging products 25 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 470 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz NFMNarrowband Frequency Modulation FFSKFast Frequency-Shift Keying 12.5 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz — 25 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz Worldwide Multitone Pager.jpg
NATEL NATEL is a 5-tone selcall mode defined by Scandinavian National Telephone recommendations. 30 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 800 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz NFMNarrowband Frequency Modulation MFSKMultiple Frequency Shift-Keying kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz Worldwide Natel 5-tone.png
NFM Voice Used in analog walkie-talkies and communication systems. 27 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 864 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz NFMNarrowband Frequency Modulation FMFrequency Modulation kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz — 30 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz Worldwide NFMvoice.jpg
NTSC Broadcast National Television System Committee (NTSC) Television broadcast is an analogue television broadcast mode. Currently being phased out in parts of the world in favor of digital broadcast. 54 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 806 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz RAW QAMQuadrature Amplitude Modulation, VSBVestigial Sideband Modulation MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz Worldwide No Audio File NTSC.jpg
Next Generation Digital Narrowband (NXDN) NXDN is a digital narrowband trunked radio protocol developed by ICOM Inc. and JVC KENVOOD Co. The NXDN protocol is used in commercial, business & industry, transport and Public Safety professional radio systems. NXDN has recently been recognized by the ITU as an international digital radio communications standard. 136 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 520 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz NFMNarrowband Frequency Modulation C4FMContinuous 4-Level Frequency Modulation 6.25 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz — 12.5 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz Worldwide NXDN.jpg
Orbcomm Orbcomm satellites are used for monitoring and sending short text messages. 137 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 150 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz NFMNarrowband Frequency Modulation PSKPhase-Shift Keying 15 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz Worldwide ORBCOMM.jpg
PACKET PACKET, also known as FSK300, AX25, and X25, is a packet based protocol derived from AX.25 and HDLC computer network protocols. Packet radio is a synchronous system in which data is transmitted in ASCII character packets. MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 800 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz USBUpper Side Band Modulation (Radio, referring to reception and modulation mode)Universal Serial Bus (Computer, referring to USB Ports and cables) FSKFrequency-Shift Keying 730 HzHertz (Hz), unit of frequency, defined as one cycle per second (1 Hz). Worldwide PACKET 300.jpg
PAL Broadcast Phase Alternating Line (PAL) Analogue Television Broadcast. Now phased out in most of the world. 47 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 862 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz RAW QAMQuadrature Amplitude Modulation, VSBVestigial Sideband Modulation, FMFrequency Modulation MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 8 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz Worldwide PAL.jpg
PAX PAX and PAX2 are developed by Patrick Lindecker F6CTE in 2005, and was derived from Olivia. It utilizes the AX.25 protocol that PACKET uses, and had a minimum SNR of -10dB. Can transmit APRSAutomatic Packet Reporting System, an amateur radio-based system for real time tactical digital communications of information of immediate value in the local area frames. 3.59 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 144.62 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz USBUpper Side Band Modulation (Radio, referring to reception and modulation mode)Universal Serial Bus (Computer, referring to USB Ports and cables) MFSKMultiple Frequency Shift-Keying 500 HzHertz (Hz), unit of frequency, defined as one cycle per second (1 Hz). Worldwide PAX.jpg
POCSAG POCSAG (Post Office Code Standardisation Advisory Group), also known as Super-POCSAG, Radio Paging Code No. 1 or RPC1, is a one-way 2FSK paging protocol that supports 512, 1200, and 2400 bpsBits per second (bps). 25 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 932 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz NFMNarrowband Frequency Modulation FSKFrequency-Shift Keying kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz Worldwide POCSAG Waterfallthmb.png
PSK-AM PSKPhase-Shift Keying-AMAmplitude Modulation is an amateur digital mode developed by Patrick Lindecker F6CTE in 2002/2003, and incorporates FECForward Error Correction interleaving. PSKPhase-Shift Keying-AMAmplitude Modulation uses the modulation of PSK10/31 with the FECForward Error Correction of SITOR-B. 10.148 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 144.62 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz USBUpper Side Band Modulation (Radio, referring to reception and modulation mode)Universal Serial Bus (Computer, referring to USB Ports and cables) PSKPhase-Shift Keying 40 HzHertz (Hz), unit of frequency, defined as one cycle per second (1 Hz). — 180 HzHertz (Hz), unit of frequency, defined as one cycle per second (1 Hz). Worldwide PSKAM-31.png
PSK2K PSK2K is a meteor scatter type of mode written by DJ5HG Using a modulation scheme of BPSKBinary Phase-Shift Keying (1 bit per symbol) at 2000 BdBaud (unit symbol Bd) is the unit for symbol rate or modulation rate in symbols per second.. 50.36 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 144.36 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz USBUpper Side Band Modulation (Radio, referring to reception and modulation mode)Universal Serial Bus (Computer, referring to USB Ports and cables) PSKPhase-Shift Keying kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz Worldwide PSK2K.jpg
Phase Shift Keying (PSK) PSKPhase-Shift Keying is a digital teletype mode based on Phase-Shift Keying (PSKPhase-Shift Keying) modulation. The most popular amateur radio PSKPhase-Shift Keying mode is PSKPhase-Shift Keying 31. 1.838 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 909 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz USBUpper Side Band Modulation (Radio, referring to reception and modulation mode)Universal Serial Bus (Computer, referring to USB Ports and cables) PSKPhase-Shift Keying 10 HzHertz (Hz), unit of frequency, defined as one cycle per second (1 Hz). — 1 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz Worldwide BPSKthumb.png
Portable Traffic Lights Signals sent from portable traffic lights that are often used at roadworks. 154.463 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz NFMNarrowband Frequency Modulation HzHertz (Hz), unit of frequency, defined as one cycle per second (1 Hz). Worldwide PortTrafLight Waterfall.png
Positive Train Control (PTC) Positive train control (PTC) is a system of functional requirements for monitoring and controlling train movements as an attempt to provide increased safety. 220 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz RAW 20 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz United States PTC.jpg
Primex Wireless Time Sync Primex Wireless Time Sync is a VHFVery High Frequency (30-300 MHz) Time Synchronization signal used in Primex Wireless's XR Series. 72.02 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 72.98 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz NFMNarrowband Frequency Modulation PSKPhase-Shift Keying 20 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz Worldwide A112.jpg
Project 25 (P25) Project 25 (P25 or APCO-25) is a trunked radio standard developed by The Association of Public Safety Communications Officials International (APCO-25) for use with public safety organizations around the world. 136 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 860 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz NFMNarrowband Frequency Modulation PSKPhase-Shift Keying, C4FMContinuous 4-Level Frequency Modulation 12.5 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz Worldwide P25.jpg
Pulse Coded Modulated (PCM) RC Toy Signal used for remote control (RC) Toys. 27.145 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 49 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz PCM HzHertz (Hz), unit of frequency, defined as one cycle per second (1 Hz). Worldwide PCMRCToy Waterfallwaterfall.png
Radio Data Link Access Protocol (RD-LAP) Used in many formats of MDTMobile Data Terminal, A mobile data terminal (MDT) is a computerized device used in public transit vehicles, taxicabs, commercial trucking fleets, military logistics, and emergency vehicles, such as police cars, to communicate with a central dispatch office. usage, as well as some ARDIS and DataTAC formats including some Gas companies (this sample for example), Police departments, fire departments, financial companies. It is still around, just not used as much as P25 systems are being used in the 850 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz band, and the DataTAC being replaced by higher speeds of the modern-day wireless networks... 150 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 850 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz FMFrequency Modulation PSKPhase-Shift Keying 10 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz Worldwide Grand rapids RD-LAP1.PNG
Radio Data System (RDS) Radio Data System (RDS) and it's North American variant, Radio Broadcast Data System (RBDS), are data modes transmitted on subcarriers of commercial FMFrequency Modulation radio station transmissions. 65 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 108 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz DSBDual Side Band Modulation PSKPhase-Shift Keying kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz Worldwide RBDS.png
STP403 Bus PIT System STP403 is a bus PITPassenger Information Terminals, such as bus timetable displays at bus stops system used to update digital displays at bus stops. STP403 was developed by French companies INEO and CESATEC. 164 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 468.488 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz NFMNarrowband Frequency Modulation FFSKFast Frequency-Shift Keying kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz France Fouine91 MPT1327-Like.jpg
Slow-Scan Television (SSTV) Slow-scan television (SSTV) is a method for picture transmission used by amateur radio operators to transmit and receive images. MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 300 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz USBUpper Side Band Modulation (Radio, referring to reception and modulation mode)Universal Serial Bus (Computer, referring to USB Ports and cables) FMFrequency Modulation 2.5 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz Worldwide Robot 36waterfall.jpg
VDEW VDEW is a 5-tone selcall mode defined by the Vereinigung Deutscher Elektrizitaetswerke in Germany. 30 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 800 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz NFMNarrowband Frequency Modulation MFSKMultiple Frequency Shift-Keying kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz Worldwide VDEW 5-tone.jpg
VHF Data Link - Mode 2 (VDL-M2) VDL-M2 (Known as VDL2 or VDLM2) is an evolution of ACARS that's 10 times faster and supports a wider range of information to transmit between aircraft and ground stations. VDL-M2 was developed by ARINC under Rockwell Collins. 117.975 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 137 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz RAW PSKPhase-Shift Keying 25 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz Worldwide VDL2 Waterfallthmb.jpg
VHF Omnidirectional Range (VOR) A type of radio navigation system used by aircraft. It is distinctive in that the center frequency is flanked by two FMFrequency Modulation waves. 108 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 117.95 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz NFMNarrowband Frequency Modulation AMAmplitude Modulation, FMFrequency Modulation 21 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz Worldwide VORthmbnew.png
VOICE VOICE is a MFSKMultiple Frequency Shift-Keying mode developed by Patrick Lindecker F6CTE in 2006, and was derived from Olivia. It was designed for blind or partially sighted amateur radio operators. MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 30 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz USBUpper Side Band Modulation (Radio, referring to reception and modulation mode)Universal Serial Bus (Computer, referring to USB Ports and cables) MFSKMultiple Frequency Shift-Keying 200 HzHertz (Hz), unit of frequency, defined as one cycle per second (1 Hz). Worldwide VOICE.png
ZVEI Selcall ZVEI is a family of selcall modes defined by the Zentralverband der Electrotechnischen Industrie in Germany. Selcall modes include ZVEI-1, ZVEI-2, ZVEI-3, PZVEI, DZVEI, and PDZVEI. 30 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz — 800 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz NFMNarrowband Frequency Modulation MFSKMultiple Frequency Shift-Keying kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz Worldwide Zvei-1 5-tone.jpg

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