Amateur Television (ATV) Information and Resources

Under FCC Part 97 Rules and Regulations, Amateur Radio Operators have the legal authority to communicate with one another using television of various forms. Above 420 MHz, wide bandwidth "Fast-Scan" NTSC television similar or identical to that of commercial broadcasts is permitted. This page presents technical information related to Amateur Television in fixed, portable, and repeater service that have been researched, engineered, and put into practice by John Magliacane, KD2BD.

TX/RX Information

Antenna Information

Repeater Design Information


John Magliacane
Electronics Engineer
FCC General Radio Operator Licensee
Open Source Linux Software Developer
Advanced Class FCC Amateur Radio Operator (KD2BD)