Icom R-20

Wavebands, shortwave broadcast (worldband)

This is a simple table showing designated shortwave (aka worldband, aka HF) wave bands and their associated frequencies. Note frequencies are displayed in MHz rather than kHz because this is standard with most modern radio scanners.


Metre Band From (MHz) To (MHz)
120 metre 2.300 2.495
90 metre 3.200 3.400
75 metre 3.900 4.000
60 metre 4.750 5.060
49 metre 5.900 6.200
41 metre 7.100 7.350
31 metre 9.400 9.900
25 metre 11.600 12.100
22 metre 13.570 13.870
19 metre 15.100 15.800
16 metre 17.480 17.900
15 metre 18.900 19.020
13 metre 21.450 21.850
11 metre 25.600 26.100