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144.0000 - 148.0000 MHz
  • Amateur (2 meter band) [Part 97]
  • 148.0000 - 149.9000 MHz
  • Military [2.106 footnote G30]
  • Mobile-satellite (Earth-to-space) 148.00-148.25 MHz, 148.75-148.855 MHz and 148.905-149.81 MHz [Part 25]
  • 149.9000 - 150.0500 MHz
  • Mobile-satellite, non-voice, non-geostationary (Earth-to-space) [Part 25]
  • 150.0500 - 150.8000 MHz
  • Military [2.106 footnote G30]
  • 150.7750 and 150.7900 - Medical radiocommunication systems [90.265]
  • 150.8150 to 150.9725 MHz
  • Automotive Emergency Radio Service. 7.5 kHz spacing.1
  • 150.9800 MHz
  • Petroleum Radio Service - Oil Spill Cleanup1
  • 150.9875 MHz
  • Petroleum Radio Service1
  • 150.9950 to 151.1375 MHz
  • Public Safety (Highway Maintenance. 7.5 kHz spacing.)1
  • 151.1450 to 151.4750 MHz
  • Public Safety (Park Service, State and local level, Forestry 7.5 kHz spacing)1
  • 151.4900 to 151.8050 MHz
  • Business Radio Service - 15 kHz spacing, odd channels at 151.5125 and 151.6325 MHz1
  • 151.8200 MHz
  • Multi-Use Radio Service (MURS) [Part 95]
  • 151.8350 to 151.8650 MHz
  • Business Radio Service - 15 kHz spacing1
  • 151.8800 MHz
  • Multi-Use Radio Service (MURS) [Part 95]
  • 151.8950 to 151.9250 MHz
  • Business Radio Service - 15 kHz spacing1
  • 151.9400 MHz
  • Multi-Use Radio Service (MURS) [Part 95]
  • 151.9550 to 151.9700 MHz
  • Business Radio Service - 15 kHz spacing1
  • 151.9850 MHz
  • Telephone Maintenance Radio Service1

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    152.2400 MHz
  • Public Land Mobile (paging only) [Part 22]

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    152.8400 MHz
  • Public Land Mobile (paging only) [Part 22]

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    153.0050 to 153.7325 MHz
  • Power/Water (Utilities) and Petroleum Radio Service VHF allocation. 7.5 kHz spacing.1
  • 153.7400 to 154.1225 MHz
  • Misc. Public Safety 7.5 kHz spacing1
  • 154.1300 to 154.4525 MHz
  • Fire Department Allocations 7.5 spacing1

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    154.4900 to 154.5400 MHz
  • Business Radio Service, 7.5 kHz spacing, odd channels at 154.5225 and 154.5400 MHz1
  • 154.5550 MHz
  • Business Radio Service1
  • 154.5700 MHz
  • Multi-Use Radio Service (MURS) [Part 95]
  • 154.5850 MHz
  • Maritime mobile stations for offshore radiolocation and associated telecommand operations. [2.106 footnote NG148] INLAND: Business Radio Service.1
  • 154.6000 MHz
  • Multi-Use Radio Service (MURS) [Part 95]
  • 154.6250 MHz
  • Business Radio Service. Voice and Paging1
  • 154.6400 MHz
  • Business Radio Service. Voice and Paging1

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    156.0125 - 157.4375 MHz
  • Maritime Ship stations [Part 80]
    Frequency	chan.	
    156.025		60	
    156.050		01A	port operations
    156.075		61	
    156.100		02	
    156.125		62	
    156.150		03	
    156.175		63A	port operations	
    156.200		04	
    156.225		64	
    156.250		05A	port operations
    156.275		65A	port operations.
    156.300		06	intership safety    
    156.325		66A	port operations               
    156.350		07A	commercial
    156.375		67	comm.
    156.400		08	comm.               
    156.425		68	non-comm.           
    156.450		09	comm.
    156.475		69	non-comm.
    156.500		10	comm.               
    156.525		70	Digital Selective Calling (DSC)         
    156.550		11	comm.
    156.575		71	non-comm.
    156.600		12	port operations     
    156.625		72	non-comm.           
    156.650		13	navigational
    156.675		73	port operations
    156.700		14	port operations              
    156.725		74	p.o.                
    156.750		15	environmental
    156.800		16	calling/distress    
    156.850		17	state control
    156.875		77	port operations (communication with pilots, intership, 1 watt)
    156.900		18A	comm.               
    156.925		78A	non-comm.           
    156.950		19A	comm.
    156.975		79A	comm.
    157.000		20A	p.o.                
    157.025		80A	comm.               
    157.050		21	C.G.
    157.075		81	C.G.
    157.100		22A	C.G.                
    157.125		82	C.G.                
    157.150		23	C.G.
    157.175		83	C.G.
    157.200		24	
    157.225		84	
    157.250		25	
    157.275		85	
    157.300		26	
    157.325		86	
    157.350		27	
    157.375		87	
    157.400		28	
    157.425		88A	comm. (radio telephone within 75 miles of Canada)
                
    	 Note: The letter "A" following the channel designator indicates
                   simplex operation on a channel designated internationally as
                   a duplex channel.
    
    (Most of this chart is taken from Victor G. Healey's VHF MARINE channel chart.)

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    158.1000 MHz
  • Public Land Mobile (paging only) [Part 22]

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    158.7000 MHz
  • Public Land Mobile (paging only) [Part 22]

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    159.4800 MHz
  • Maritime mobile stations for offshore radiolocation and associated telecommand operations. [2.106 footnote NG148]

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    159.4950 - 160.2000 MHz
  • Motor carrier (trucking) [Part 90]
  • 160.2150 - 161.5650 MHz
  • Railroad [Part 90]
  • 160.7250, 160.7850 MHz - Maritime mobile stations for offshore radiolocation and associated telecommand operations. [2.106 footnote NG148]
  • 161.6000 MHz
  • Maritime Coast [Part 80]
  • 161.6100 MHz
  • Railroad (Grandfathered only)
  • 161.6250 - 161.7750 MHz
  • Broadcast auxiliary [Part 74 Subpart D]
  • 161.8000 - 162.0125 MHz
  • Maritime Coast [Part 80]
  • Frequency	chan.
    161.800		24	Public coast (Radio telephone)    
    161.825		84	Public coast (Radio telephone)    
    161.850		25	Public coast (Radio telephone)    
    161.875		85	Public coast (Radio telephone)    
    161.900		26	Public coast (Radio telephone)    
    161.925		86	Public coast (Radio telephone)    
    161.950		27	Public coast (Radio telephone)    
    161.975		87	Public coast (Radio telephone)    
    162.000		28	Public coast (Radio telephone)
    162.025		88	Canadian Radio Telephone
    (This is Victor G. Healey's VHF MARINE channel chart sorted by frequency.)
  • Industrial and Land Transportation radio services (within the 48 contiguous states far from navigable waterways and existing VHF public coast stations)
  • 162.0125 - 173.2000 MHz
  • Government non-military agencies [2.106 footnote G5]
  • Secondary uses:
    • 163.2500 MHz - medical radiocommunication systems [90.265]
    • 166.2500 MHz - Public Safety, within 241.4 km. (150 mi.) of New York, N.Y [90.265]
    • 169.4250 MHz - hydrological or meteorological data, fixed [90.265]
    • 169.4375 MHz - hydrological or meteorological data, fixed [90.265]
    • 169.4450 MHz - Wireless microphones [90.265]
    • 169.4500 MHz - hydrological or meteorological data, fixed [90.265]
    • 169.4625 MHz - hydrological or meteorological data, fixed [90.265]
    • 169.4750 MHz - hydrological or meteorological data, fixed [90.265]
    • 169.4875 MHz - hydrological or meteorological data, fixed [90.265]
    • 169.5000 MHz - hydrological or meteorological data, fixed [90.265]
    • 169.5050 MHz - Wireless microphones [90.265]
    • 169.5125 MHz - hydrological or meteorological data, fixed [90.265]
    • 169.5250 MHz - hydrological or meteorological data, fixed [90.265]
    • 170.1500 MHz - Public Safety, within 241.4 km. (150 mi.) of New York, N.Y [90.265]
    • 170.2250 MHz - hydrological or meteorological data, fixed [90.265]
    • 170.2375 MHz - hydrological or meteorological data, fixed [90.265]
    • 170.2450 MHz - Wireless microphones [90.265]
    • 170.2500 MHz - hydrological or meteorological data, fixed [90.265]
    • 170.2625 MHz - hydrological or meteorological data, fixed [90.265]
    • 170.2750 MHz - hydrological or meteorological data, fixed [90.265]
    • 170.2875 MHz - hydrological or meteorological data, fixed [90.265]
    • 170.3000 MHz - hydrological or meteorological data, fixed [90.265]
    • 170.3050 MHz - Wireless microphones [90.265]
    • 170.3125 MHz - hydrological or meteorological data, fixed [90.265]
    • 170.3250 MHz - hydrological or meteorological data, fixed [90.265]
    • 170.4250 MHz - Forest Firefighting and Conservation [90.265]
    • 170.4750 MHz - Forest Firefighting and Conservation [90.265]
    • 170.5750 MHz - Forest Firefighting and Conservation [90.265]
    • 171.0250 MHz - hydrological or meteorological data, fixed [90.265]
    • 171.0375 MHz - hydrological or meteorological data, fixed [90.265]
    • 171.0450 MHz - Wireless microphones [90.265]
    • 171.0500 MHz - hydrological or meteorological data, fixed [90.265]
    • 171.0625 MHz - hydrological or meteorological data, fixed [90.265]
    • 171.0750 MHz - hydrological or meteorological data, fixed [90.265]
    • 171.0875 MHz - hydrological or meteorological data, fixed [90.265]
    • 171.1000 MHz - hydrological or meteorological data, fixed [90.265]
    • 171.1050 MHz - Wireless microphones [90.265]
    • 171.1125 MHz - hydrological or meteorological data, fixed [90.265]
    • 171.1250 MHz - hydrological or meteorological data, fixed [90.265]
    • 171.4250 MHz - Forest Firefighting and Conservation [90.265]
    • 171.4750 MHz - Forest Firefighting and Conservation, mobile relay only [90.265]
    • 171.5750 MHz - Forest Firefighting and Conservation [90.265]
    • 171.8250 MHz - hydrological or meteorological data, fixed [90.265]
    • 171.8375 MHz - hydrological or meteorological data, fixed [90.265]
    • 171.8450 MHz - Wireless microphones [90.265]
    • 171.8500 MHz - hydrological or meteorological data, fixed [90.265]
    • 171.8625 MHz - hydrological or meteorological data, fixed [90.265]
    • 171.8750 MHz - hydrological or meteorological data, fixed [90.265]
    • 171.8875 MHz - hydrological or meteorological data, fixed [90.265]
    • 171.9000 MHz - hydrological or meteorological data, fixed [90.265]
    • 171.9050 MHz - Wireless microphones [90.265]
    • 171.9125 MHz - hydrological or meteorological data, fixed [90.265]
    • 171.9250 MHz - hydrological or meteorological data, fixed [90.265]
    • 172.2250 MHz - Forest Firefighting and Conservation [90.265]
    • 172.2750 MHz - Forest Firefighting and Conservation, mobile relay only [90.265]
    • 172.3750 MHz - Forest Firefighting and Conservation [90.265]
    • 173.075 MHz - Stolen vehicle recovery systems [90.20(e)(6)]
  • 173.2000 - 173.4000 MHz
  • Remote control and telemetry [Part 90]
  • 173.4000 - 174.0000 MHz
  • Government non-military agencies [2.106 footnote G5]

  • 1 Information provideded by Eugene Sperry <sperry18 at cox.net>


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