VHF Marine Radio Channels

VHF Marine Channels

       
Note: The column headings are TX for transmit frequencies, RX for receive frequencies. All values are in megahertz (MHz). The mode column contains either an "S" for simplex or "D" for duplex radio operation.

USA VHF Marine Channels

       

Number

Description TX RX Mode
1 Port Operations 156.05 156.05 S
2 Port Operations 156.10 156.10 S
3 Port Operations 156.15 156.15 S
4 Port Operations 156.20 156.20 S
5 Port Operations 156.25 156.25 S
6 Intership Safety 156.30 156.30 S
7 Commercial, Intership 156.35 156.35 S
8 Commercial, Intership 156.40 156.40 S
9 Com'l, Non-Commercial 156.45 156.45 S
10 Commercial, Intership 156.50 156.50 S
11 Commercial, Intership 156.55 156.55 S
12 Port Operations 156.60 156.60 S
13* * Bridge to Bridge (1W) 156.65 156.65 S
14 Port Operations 156.70 156.70 S
15 Enviromental (Rec only) ----- 156.75 --
16 Distress, Safety, & Calling 156.80 156.80 S
17* Maritime Control (1W) 156.85 156.85 S
18 Commercial, Intership 156.90 156.90 S
19 Commercial, Intership 156.95 156.95 S
20 Port Operations 157.00 161.60 D
21 US Government Only 157.05 157.05 S
22 Liaison USCG ONLY 157.10 157.10 S
23 Port Operations, Gov't Only 157.15 157.15 S
24 Public Correspondence 157.20 161.80 D
25 Public Correspondence 157.25 161.85 D
26 Public Correspondence 157.30 161.90 D
27 Public Correspondence 157.35 161.95 D
28 Public Correspondence 157.40 162.00 D
60 Public Correspondence 156.03 156.03 S
61 Public Correspondence 156.08 156.08 S
62 Public Correspondence 156.13 156.13 S
63 Com'l, Port Operations 156.18 156.18 S
64 Public Correspondence 156.23 160.83 D
65 Port Operations 156.28 156.28 S
66 Port Operations 156.33 156.33 S
67* * Bridge to Bridge(1W) 156.38 156.38 S
68 Non-Commercial 156.43 156.43 S
69 Non-Commercial 156.48 156.48 S
70 Digital Selective Calling 156.53 156.53 S
71 Non-Commercial 156.58 156.58 S
72 Non-Commercial 156.63 156.63 S
73 Port Operations 156.68 156.68 S
74 Port Operations 156.73 156.73 S
75 GuardBand (Rec Only) ------- 156.78 --
76 GuardBand (Rec Only) ------- 156.83 --
77 Intership, Port Operations 156.88 156.88 S
78 Non-Commercial 156.93 156.93 S
79 Commercial, Intership 156.98 156.98 S
80 Commercial, Intership 157.03 157.03 S
81 US Government Only 157.08 157.08 S
82 US Government Only 157.13 157.13 S
83 US Government Only 157.18 157.18 S
84 Public Correspondence 157.23 161.83 D
85 Public Correspondence 157.28 161.88 D
86 Public Correspondence 157.33 161.93 D
87 Public Correspondence 157.38 161.98 D
88 Commercial, Intership 157.43 157.43 S
         
  * 1 Watt Only ** 1 Watt Initial      
         

International VHF Marine Channels

       
         

Number

Description TX RX Mode
1 Public Corresp., Port Ops 156.05 160.65 D
2 Public Corresp., Port Ops 156.10 160.70 D
3 Public Corresp., Port Ops 156.15 160.75 D
4 Public Corresp., Port Ops 156.20 160.80 D
5 Public Corresp., Port Ops 156.25 160.85 D
6 Intership Safety 156.30 156.30 S
7 Public Corresp., Port Ops 156.35 160.95 D
8 Commercial, Intership 156.40 156.40 S
9 Com'l, Non-Commercial 156.45 156.45 S
10 Commercial, Intership 156.50 156.50 S
11 Commercial, Intership 156.55 156.55 S
12 Port Operations 156.60 156.60 S
13* * Bridge to Bridge (1W) 156.65 156.65 S
14 Port Operations 156.70 156.70 S
15* Onboard Communications (1W) 156.75 156.75 S
16 Distress, Safety, & Calling 156.80 156.80 S
17* Maritime Control (1W) 156.85 156.85 S
18 Port Operations 156.90 161.50 D
19 Commercial 156.95 161.55 D
20 Public Correspondance 157.00 161.60 D
21 Public Correspondance 157.05 161.65 D
22 Public Correspondence 157.10 161.70 D
23 Public Correspondence 157.15 161.75 D
24 Public Correspondence 157.20 161.80 D
25 Public Correspondence 157.25 161.85 D
26 Public Correspondence 157.30 161.90 D
27 Public Correspondence 157.35 161.95 D
28 Public Correspondence 157.40 162.00 D
60 Public Corresp., Port Ops 156.03 160.63 D
61 Public Corresp., Port Ops 156.08 160.68 D
62 Public Corresp., Port Ops 156.13 160.73 D
63 Public Corresp., Port Ops 156.18 160.78 D
64 Public Corresp., Port Ops 156.23 160.83 D
65 Public Corresp., Port Ops 156.28 160.88 D
66 Public Corresp., Port Ops 156.33 160.93 D
67* * Bridge to Bridge (1W) 156.38 156.38 S
68 Non-Commercial 156.43 156.43 S
69 Non-Commercial 156.48 156.48 S
70 Digital Selective Calling 156.53 156.53 S
71 Port Operations 156.58 156.58 S
72 Non-Commercial 156.63 156.63 S
73 Port Operations 156.68 156.68 S
74 Port Operations 156.73 156.73 S
75 GuardBand (Rec Only) ------- 156.78 --
76 GuardBand (Rec Only) ------- 156.83 --
77 Intership, Port Operations 156.88 156.88 S
78 Public Corresp., Port Ops 156.93 161.53 D
79 Public Corresp., Port Ops 156.98 161.58 D
80 Public Corresp., Port Ops 157.03 161.63 D
81 Public Corresp., Port Ops 157.08 161.68 D
82 Public Corresp., Port Ops 157.13 161.73 D
83 Public Corresp., Port Ops 157.18 161.78 D
84 Public Correspondence 157.23 161.83 D
85 Public Correspondence 157.28 161.88 D
86 Public Correspondence 157.33 161.93 D
87 Public Correspondence 157.38 161.98 D
88 Public Corresp., Port Ops 157.43 162.03 D
  * 1 Watt Only ** 1 Watt Initial      
         

USA-CANADA Weather Channels

       

Number

Description   RX  
WX1

Weather (Rec Only) - NOAA/Canada

  162.55  
WX2 Weather (Rec Only) - NOAA/Canada    162.40  
WX3 Weather (Rec Only) - NOAA/Canada    162.48  
WX4 Weather (Rec Only) - NOAA   162.43  
WX5 Weather (Rec Only) - NOAA   162.45  
WX6 Weather (Rec Only) - NOAA   162.50  
WX7 Weather (Rec Only) - NOAA   162.53  
WX8 Weather (Rec Only) - Canada   161.65  
WX9 Weather (Rec Only) - Canada   161.78  
WX0 Weather (Rec Only)   163.28  

 

Local NOAA Weather Radio Stations

KWO-35, New York, N.Y., 162.55 MHz. (4046'N., 7359'W.)
KIH-28,Philadelphia,Pa.,162.475MHz.(4003'N., 7514'W.)
KHB-38,AtlanticCity,N.J.,162.40MHz.(3922'N., 7426'W.)
WXJ-94, Lewes, Del., 162.55 MHz. (3847'N., 7509'W.)
KEC-83, Baltimore, Md., 162.40 MHz. (3923'N., 7643'W.)
KHB-36, Washington, D.C., 162.55 MHz. (3838'N., 7726'W.)
KEC-92, Salisbury, Md., 162.475 MHz. (3830'N., 7538'W.)
WXM-57, Heathsville, Va., 162.40 MHz. (3754'N., 7628'W.)
KHB-37, Norfolk, Va., 162.55 MHz. (3648'N., 7628'W.)
WXF-65, Richmond, Va, 162.475 MHz. (3730'N., 7732'W.)