LoRaWAN Frequency bands and channels in United States (US region)

This page describes LoRaWAN Frequency bands and channels used in United States (US region). It also mentions data rate and Tx power (i.e. EIRP).

LoRaWAN frequency bands, channels, EIRP and data rate requirements are specific to different parts of the world. This section mentions the same for United States of America (USA).

What is LoRaWAN frequency bands used in US ?

The US902-928 Lorawan band is used in the United States region. This band is divided into following.
➨Upstream Direction : 64 channels (numbering 0 to 63) starting from 902.3 MHz with 200 KHz spacing till 914.9 MHz.
➨Upstream Direction : 8 channels (numbering 64 to 71) starting from 903.0 MHz with 1.6 MHz spacing till 914.2 MHz.
➨Downstream Direction : 8 channels (numbering 0 to 7) starting from 923.3 MHz with 600 KHz spacing till 927.5 MHz

LoRaWAN data rates in US

Following table mentions bit rate or data rate for US LoRaWAN end device.

US LoRaWAN data rates

LoRaWAN Transmit (Tx Power) and EIRP in US

The table below mentions Tx Power and EIRP for LoRaWAN US region.


LoRaWAN frequency Bands in other regions of the world

• 902 to 928MHz RF Band is used in US.
• 433 to 434 MHz RF band is used in EU region.
• 920.5 to 924.5 MHz, 779 to 787 MHz, 470 to 510 MHz, 433.05 to 434.79 MHz, 314 to 316 MHz, 430 to 432 MHz and 840 to 845 MHz LoRaWAN bands are used in CHINA.

Reference: RP002-1.0.0 LoRaWAN Regional Parameters, www.lora-alliance.org.

LoRaWAN related links

The LoRa Wireless tutorial covers following sub topics:
Main page LoRa tutorial   LoRa Frequency Bands   LoRa protocol stack   LoRa MAC layer   LoRaWAN classes   LoRa features   LoRa Transceiver module  

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One can easily derive difference between Lora and other wireless IoT technologies such as zigbee, z-wave, insteon, X10, Homeplug, EnOcean, Bluetooth etc. Refer above table and IoT wireless technologies which mentions tabular comparison between these wireless technologies with respect to coverage range, frequency of operation, data rate, security, applications etc. Also refer following difference between links.
LoRa vs NB IoT vs SigFox   INSTEON vs Zigbee   INSTEON vs X10  INSTEON vs HomePlug  INSTEON vs Z-wave

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