Frequency bands

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Satellites are generally referred to by the bands the operate on. Those bands have alphabetical designations associated with them which makes referencing easier. The first letter is the uplink, and the second is the downlink.

Freq 29 Mhz 145 MHz 435 MHz 1.2 GHz 2.4 Ghz 3.4 GHz 5 GHz 10 GHz 24 GHz
Band 10 m 2 m 70 cm 23 cm 13 cm 9 cm 5 cm 3 cm 1.2 cm
Designator A V U L S S2 C X K