Band width is 14.000-14.350MHZ. I usually am listening 14.170-14.270 MHZ.
Main DX window is 14.195MHZ.
SSTV Main window is 14.230MHZ.
Many DX(international) stations are on this band and you can enjoy around the world trip through the wave.
Recomandations:Full size (10m) dipole, Yagi or Cq is better. At least 100w output power.
Band width is 21.000-21.450MHZ. I usually am listening 21.200-21.330 MHZ.
Main DX window is 21.295MHZ.
SSTV Main window is 21.340MHZ.
Recomandations:Full size (7.5m) dipole, Yagi or Cq is better. At least 20w output power.
Band condition is getting better and better toward cycle 23, so you will be able to catch DX stations on this band.
Many japanese stations are on the band.
Band width is 28.000-29.700MHZ. I usually am listening 29.3 MHZ FM domestic call channel and 29.6 MHZ FM international call channel.
Main DX window is 28.450MHZ SSB.
SSTV Main window is 28.680MHZ SSB.
This band is the only band in HF that includes FM 29.0-29.7MHZ, enjoy FM QSO with us.
Recomandations:Many types of antenna is OK Full size (5m) dipole , GP etc. Yagi is better for DX.
At least 5w output power.
This band is not so crowded that you can enjoy comfortable and easy QSO.
As for DX QSO, opening time is short. Frequent watching is necessary.