Marine_VHF_radio

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Marine VHF Channels and Frequencies

 

Channel
number
Frequencies (MHz) United Kingdom [2] United States Canada Australia New Zealand Finland[3]
A
Usually ship stations
B
Usually coast stations
0 156.000 160.600 Private, coast guard A
1 156.050 160.650 Ship-to-ship/shore, commercial and safety
West Coast A
Public Correspondence (Ship-to-Shore Duplex)
BC Coast
Public Correspondence (Ship-to-Shore Duplex)
Port Operations
2 156.100 160.700 Public
BC Coast
Public Correspondence (Ship-to-Shore Duplex)
Port Operations
3 156.150 160.750 A Illegal for public use1 Public
BC Coast/Inland
Boat to Boat – Kawau Public Correspondence (Ship-to-Shore Duplex)
Port Operations
4 156.200 160.800 Ship-to-ship/shore, commercial and safety
East Coast and Inland ACanadian Coast Guard – public working channel
BC Coast4 A
Boat to Boat – Tutukaka/Raglan Public Correspondence (Ship-to-Shore Duplex)
Port Operations
5 156.250 160.850 Ship Movements Public Correspondence (Ship-to-Shore Duplex)
Port Operations
6 156.300 160.900 Ship-to-ship + Ship-to-Air A Ship-to-ship + Ship-to-Air A Distress – Ship-to-Air Working – Intership A Ship-to-ship
also SAR: Ship-to-Ship + Ship-to-Air
7 156.350 160.950 General working channel Public Correspondence (Ship-to-Shore Duplex)
Port Operations
8 156.400 161.000 Ship-to-ship A Ship-to-ship
East and west coasts,
Lake Winnipeg A
Working – Intership Working – Intership A Ship-to-ship
9 156.450 161.050 Frequently used by pilots A Calling A , commercial and non-commercial. Ship-to-air for maritime support
Atlantic and BC coasts A
Pilots, Port Operations Port Operations A VTS
(Ship-to-ship + Port Operations
10 156.500 161.100 Frequently used by HM Coastguard A Ship-to-air – SAR and antipollution A
General working –
Atlantic and BC coasts,
Great Lakes
Port Operations A Ship-to-ship
Port Operations
also SAR and oil cleanup
only VTS on Gulf of Finland
11 156.550 161.150 Port Operations VTS – BC Coast
Pilotage A
Port Operations A Port Operations
12 156.600 161.200 Port Operations VTS – San Francisco offshore
Pilotage A
VTS – BC Coast
Port and pilot ops A
Port Operations, VTS Port Operations A Port Operations
13 156.650 161.250 Bridge-to-Bridge Working A Bridge-to-Bridge safety A : Vessels > 20m must maintain watch, Tx limited to 1 watt.Movable bridge / lock operations. VTS – BC Coast
Bridge-to-bridge safety A
Port Operations, VTS Intership Nav Safety A Pilots
Ship-to-ship
Port Operations
14 156.700 161.300 Port Operations VTS – San Francisco Bay and Delta
Pilotage A
VTS – BC Coast
Port and pilot ops A
Port Operations A Working channel for SAR authorities, Turku Radio
(Port Operations)
15 156.750 161.350 On board working (limited to 1 watt) A A max 1 W
Intraship
Ship-to-ship
Port Operations
16 156.800 156.800
International distress, safety and calling A

All vessels equipped with VHF must maintain watch.
17 156.850 161.450 On board Working A Aquatic Sports Events A max 1 W
Intraship
Ship-to-ship
Port Operations
18 156.900 161.500 Public Correspondence (Ship-to-Shore Duplex)
Port Operations
19 156.950 161.550 Landside facilities: harbormaster, marinas. Canadian Coast Guard – Working Channel Public Correspondence (Ship-to-Shore Duplex)
Port Operations
20 157.000 161.600 Repeater Operations Continuous Weather
Maritime Safety Service
Public Correspondence (Ship-to-Shore Duplex)
Port Operations
21 157.050 161.650 A U.S. Coast Guard Only Continuous marine broadcasts B (WX 8) Continuous Weather
Maritime Safety Service
Public Correspondence (Ship-to-Shore Duplex)
Port Operations
22 157.100 161.700 A U.S. Coast Guard—public working channel2 Continuous Weather
Maritime Safety Service
Public Correspondence (Ship-to-Shore Duplex)
Port Operations
23 157.150 161.750 HM Coastguard Maritime Safety Information A U.S. Coast Guard Only Continuous Weather
Maritime Safety Service
Public Correspondence (Ship-to-Shore Duplex)
Port Operations
24 157.200 161.800 UKSAR G/A Winching A
UKSAR TWC B
Public Correspondence (Ship-to-Shore Duplex)
Port Operations
25 157.250 161.850 Maritime Radio Working Channel Public Correspondence (Ship-to-Shore Duplex)
Port Operations
26 157.300 161.900 HM Coastguard Maritime Safety Information Public correspondence (marine telephone operator) Public Correspondence (Ship-to-Shore Duplex)
Port Operations
27 157.350 161.950 Public Correspondence (Ship-to-Shore Duplex)
Port Operations
28 157.400 162.000 Public Correspondence (Ship-to-Shore Duplex)
Port Operations
60 156.025 160.625 GOFREP on Gulf of Finland
Public Correspondence (Ship-to-Shore Duplex)
Port Operations
61 156.075 160.675 A Illegal for public use1 GOFREP (Estonia) on Gulf of Finland
Public Correspondence (Ship-to-Shore Duplex)
Port Operations
62 156.125 160.725 UKSAR Calling & Helicopter Channel A
UKSAR TWC B
Boat to Boat – Waiheke/Whangaroa Public Correspondence (Ship-to-Shore Duplex)
Port Operations
63 156.175 160.775 UKSAR TWC (simplex) Boat to Boat – Manukau Public Correspondence (Ship-to-Shore Duplex)
Port Operations
64 156.225 160.825 UKSAR TWC (simplex) A Illegal for public use1 Public Correspondence (Ship-to-Shore Duplex)
Port Operations
65 156.275 160.875 Marine Assistance Working Channel Boat to Boat – Coromandel Public Correspondence (Ship-to-Shore Duplex)
Port Operations
66 156.325 160.925 Marinas – BC Coast A Public Correspondence (Ship-to-Shore Duplex)
Port Operations
67 156.375 160.975 UK Small Ship Safety Channel Working Channel, Marine Weather Maritime Radio Working Channel A VTS
(Ship-to-ship + Port Operations)
68 156.425 161.275 Non-commercial A Maritime Radio Working Channel A Port Operations
69 156.475 161.075 Port Operations Non-commercial A Australian Navy Maritime Radio Working channel
Surf Lifesaving
A Ship-to-ship
Port Operations
70 156.525 161.125 Digital Selective Calling A
71 156.575 161.175 Non-commercial A Maritime Radio Working Channel A VTS
(Ship-to-ship + Port Operations) Port Operations
72 156.625 161.225 Ship-to-ship A Non-commercial ship-to-ship A Ship-to-ship A Ship-to-ship
Ship-to-air
73 156.675 161.275 HM Coastguard Safety Broadcasts Ship-to-ship Marinas – Working A Ship-to-shipShip-to-air
(Port Operations)
74 156.725 161.325 British Waterways Channel (Canal System) Ship-to-ship Working – Coast/Ship A Port Operations
75 156.775 161.375 Navigaton related communicatins (limited to 1 watt) A Restricted
Ship-to-ship
Port Operations
76 156.825 161.425 A Restricted
Port Operations
77 156.875 161.475 Ship-to-ship A Ship-to-ship A Ship-to-ship
78 156.925 161.525 Non-commercial A Public Correspondence (Ship-to-Shore Duplex)
Port Operations
79 156.975 161.575 Public Correspondence (Ship-to-Shore Duplex)
Port Operations
80 157.025 161.625 UK Marina Channel Repeater Operations Coastguard Radio – Working Channel GOFREP on Gulf of Finland
Public Correspondence (Ship-to-Shore Duplex)
Port Operations
81 157.075 161.675 A U.S. Government Use Only Repeater Operations Coastguard Radio – Working Channel GOFREP (Estonia) on Gulf of Finland
Public Correspondence (Ship-to-Shore Duplex)
Port Operations
82 157.125 161.725 A U.S. Government Use Only Canadian Coast Guard – Working Channel Coastguard Radio – Working Channel Public Correspondence (Ship-to-Shore Duplex)
Port Operations
83 157.175 161.775 A U.S. Coast Guard Use Only Continuous Marine Broadcasts B (WX 9) Public Correspondence (Ship-to-Shore Duplex)
Port Operations
84 157.225 161.825 HM Coastguard Maritime Safety Information Coastguard Radio – Working Channel Public Correspondence (Ship-to-Shore Duplex)
Port Operations
85 157.275 161.875 UKSAR TWC (simplex) Radio Telephone – Duplex Coastguard Radio – Working Channel Public Correspondence (Ship-to-Shore Duplex)
Port Operations
86 157.325 161.925 HM Coastguard Maritime Safety Information Coastguard Radio – Working Channel Public Correspondence (Ship-to-Shore Duplex)
Port Operations
87 157.375 161.975 Automatic Identification System B
88 157.425 162.025 Automatic Identification System B

 

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