N band (NATO)

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NATO M band
Frequency range
100 - 200 GHz
Wavelength range
3 – 1.5 mm
Related bands

The NATO N band is the designation given to the radio frequencies from 100 to 200 GHz (equivalent to wavelengths between 3 mm and 1.5 mm) used by US armed forces and SACLANT in ITU Region 2.

The NATO N band is also a subset of the EHF band as defined by the ITU.[1]

Particularities[edit]

The NATO N band is not subject to the NATO Joint Civil/Military Frequency Agreement (NJFA).[2] However, military requirement, which may apply to the NATO operations in ITU Region 1, are subject to coordination with the appropriate frequency administration concerned.

NATO LETTER BAND DESIGNATION BROADCASTING
BAND
DESIGNATION
NEW NOMENCLATURE OLD NOMENCLATURE
BAND FREQUENCY (MHz) BAND FREQUENCY (MHz)
A 0 – 250 I 100 – 150 Band I
47 – 68 MHz (TV)
Band II
87.5 – 108 MHz (FM)
G 150 – 225 Band III
174 – 230 MHz (TV)
B 250 – 500 P 225 – 390
C 500 – 1 000 L 390 – 1 550 Band IV
470 – 582 MHz (TV)
Band V
582 – 862 MHz (TV)
D 1 000 – 2 000
S 1 550 – 3 900
E 2 000 – 3 000
F 3 000 – 4 000
G 4 000 – 6 000 C 3 900 – 6 200
H 6 000 – 8 000 X 6 200 – 10 900
I 8 000 – 10 000
J 10 000 – 20 000 Ku 10 900 – 20 000
K 20 000 – 40 000 Ka 20 000 – 36 000
L 40 000 – 60 000 Q 36 000 – 46 000
V 46 000 – 56 000
M 60 000 – 100 000 W 56 000 – 100 000
US- MILITARY / SACLANT
N 100 000 – 200 000
O 100 000 – 200 000


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