Coast guard air station cape cod frequencies may be found at. These new channel numbers should eventually begin to be displayed on new models of vhf marine radios. Us coast guard uscg 1st district scan new england wiki. List of united states coast guard radio stations wikipedia. The uscg vhf network provides near continuous coverage of coastal u. Channel should be used to contact a ship when there is danger of collision. Click here to download and hear a 4mb mp3 audio clip about a coast guard iron turnings rescue mission i was involved in. This frequency list has been compiled by larry van horn n5fpw. For digital selective calling, frequencies listed are assigned. For the member participating as an auxiliary monitoring station auxmonsta, the program. Larry van horn had a complete list of hf freqs in his last column for the wun last year but since its ed material, i cant reproduce it. Hf radiotelex sitor or narrow band direct printing effective 31 march 2012, the coast guard discontinued all shipshoreship sitor services except for marine information broadcasts. Important message to all owners and users of vhf radios.
All distress calls are supposed to originate on 156. Throughout my five month stay at two rocks the unofficial name of the coast guards petaluma, california radio school, many of us enjoyed weekend visits to nearby nmc, kph and other radio. Civilian aeromilitary hf frequency list update 25 aug 2019. United states coast guard amateur radio ssb net logs. The us coast guard has said beginning august 1st, 20 the. The coast guard has 651 frequency authorizations just for monitoring and operating over vhf distress channel 16 alone. Its a compact, handheld radio capable of transmitting with 4 watts of power across 6174 mhz and 400480 mhz frequencies. Coast guard maintains a network of vhf radio stations at its shore stations and on cutters and boats, as well as stations of the u. Coast guard remote radio tower in the nevada desert any other channel frequencies that militia may program into their radios are considered either freeband or bootleg operation. Note that the letter a indicates simplex use of the ship station transmit side of an international duplex channel, and that. Click here to apply online, or to download a form to send in.
This channel is used nationwide by the national guard during emergencies. Dec 30, 2005 repeater sites you guys in nynj are spoiled with the repeaters. United states coast guard frequencies the following is a list of uscg scanner frequencies listed in numerical order. Official website of the us coast guard amateur radio club w5cgc affilated with cgc ingham museum arc and the cgc taney museum arc.
This is a calling frequency used by ham radio operators in fm on their sixmeter band. Coast guard broadcasts coastal forecasts and storm warnings of interest to the mariner on vhf channel 22a following an initial announcement on vhf channel 16. Apr 10, 2006 i dont know of any comprehensive list of uhf freqs the coast guard uses and i kinda doubt that such a list exists, tho i would gladly be proven wrong. Share this page that you are on, with anyone, with the buttons below. Frequencies for distress and safety, search and rescue and emergencies in the uk author.
Frequencies in khz, voice comms are usb and hfdl digital unless. Together with many generations of us coast guard radiomen this feed point. Coast guard has worked cooperatively with the canadian coast guard in. Coast radio stations federal communications commission. The frequencies were changed due to the mandate to vacate 380400 mhz so that the spectrum could be used for military trunked radio systems. You can also see the vhf and nowcasting channels on the coastguard app, along with a boatload of. Coast guard sector san francisco united states coast guard. They may be used by auxiliarists only when conducting sar, emergency operations, official coast guard auxiliary business, communications, or when directed by competent coast guard authority. All coast guard auxiliary frequencies are considered government frequencies and are controlled by the coast guard, not the federal communications commission. Dont know if you respond to questions but here is one. Frequency, license, type, tone, alpha tag, description, mode, tag.
Apr 14, 2016 high seas public coast stations may use low frequency. Similarly, the coast guard has an additional 630 frequency authorizations for. Initial calls must be made directly on the safety and calling frequency 2182 khz. United states coast guard amateur radio club w5cgc. Emergency radio is the original awardwinning police. Download complete duplex and simplex channel plan 14. I was a ham general in the 1970s and let my license lapse. Amverseas software can be downloaded from the internet at. This clip is from a commercial radio station broadcast on september 1st, 2001. A boating course such as day skipper, boatmaster or sea survival will teach you what to do in an emergency, and how to call for help. Listen to current and former uscg members from around the usa report into the net. Emergency radio free is the original awardwinning police scanner app offering the most extensive database of live police, fire, ems, railroad, air traffic, train, noaa weather, coast guard, ham. Emergency radio police scanner for ios free download. Emergency radio free is the original awardwinning police scanner app offering the most extensive database of live police, fire, ems, railroad, air traffic, train, noaa weather, coast guard, ham radio, and other frequencies.
Coast guard scanner frequencies and radio frequency reference. Programming the baofeng uv5r for common frequencies. Us coast guard amateur radio net net operates saturdays from 12. Emergency radio police scanner for ios free download and. Repeater sites you guys in nynj are spoiled with the repeaters. Pages in category florida air national guard frequencies the following 2 pages are in this category, out of 2 total. Emergency radio free police scanner on the app store. Air operations new nationwide united states coast guard frequencies, as of january 1, 2005, are listed below. This is a channel used across the united states by the red cross for relief operations.
There are specifically designated channels for specific usage, as indicated in the chart below. Vhf marine radio service frequency table this table is the frequency chart for the vhf marine radio service. Atlantic city marine and coast guard frequencies panix. If you cant reach vts san francisco on the vts assigned frequency, try to reach vts on channel 156. After you establish communications, use the abbreviated call sign traffic. International distress frequencies, currently in use are. Maritime vhf radio callsigns are issued for vessels operating within new zealand waters only. Below are the working frequencies designated in the eleventh district nr for official auxiliary use. New nationwide united states coast guard frequencies, as of january 1, 2005, are listed below. Puget sound vessel traffic service united states coast guard. These forecasts are produced by local national weather service forecast offices. Ships required to carry radio, uscg, and most coast stations maintain a listening watch on this channel.
Vhf radio overview for sea kayakers by kayak hipster as paddlers, its very important for us to be able to communicate with one another when were out in water, but its also important for us to get to communicate with other vessels and even the coast guard, the authorities if theres ever a case of an emergency. Emergency radio is the original awardwinning police scanner app offering the most extensive database of live police, fire, ems, railroad, air traffic, train, noaa weather, coast guard, ham radio, and other frequencies. Frequency is also home to the the maritime service network and may be operational during maritime emergencies. Emergency radio free is the original awardwinning police scanner app offering the most.
Militia radio frequencies radiomaster reports printable. Us coast guard amateur radio net, w5cgc, dallasfort worth. Part of the recently disassembled 500 khz distress frequency receiving antenna. New zealand registered vessels heading offshore may require an individual ships radio license rather than the standard general user radio license. A vhf course will teach you how to operate a vhf radio correctly. I listen with a hammarlund hq145 which is so much better than the hw101 i had back. The calling frequency is 16 and other operations are listed below. Coast guard vhf distress and safety coverage charts.
Many other mrccs, for example most in northern europe, now only have mf capabilities and no hf. Given the global nature of travel with the potential risk of accidents the international. Vts san franciscos radiotelephone call sign is san francisco traffic. The united states coast guard maintains radio stations for communication between coast. Channels used for calling, and channels guarded by the u. The national interoperability field operations guide nifog is a pocketsized listing of land mobile radio lmr frequencies that are often used in disasters or other incidents where radio interoperability is required, and other information useful.
United states coast guard frequencies the following is a list of uscg scanner frequencies. The united states coast guard maintains radio stations for communication between coast guard units, coast guard units and other government entities, and coast guard units and the general public. Click here to update your details online, or to download an update form. The us coast guard has said beginning august 1st, 20 the coast guard would no longer monitor 2182 khz. Thank you so much for your practical info on basic radio theory,frequency guides,types of antennas,and the article on the 80 meter doublet. Jun 02, 2016 coast can be heard throughout the country on these frequencies. Given the global nature of travel with the potential risk of accidents the international community has agreed that the use of certain frequencies be harmonised globally for distress and safety, search and rescues and emergency use. Public coast stations are an integral part of the maritime services, and traditionally have served the maritime community as commercial mobile radio service providers, permitting ships to. The baofeng uv5r and similar radios are very useful tools. Information on middle and high frequency marine radiotelephone channels. Carrier frequency is located 1700hz below the assigned frequency. Download emergency radio free police scanner and enjoy it on your iphone, ipad, and ipod touch. For the member participating as an auxiliary monitoring station auxmonsta, the program offers an exciting avenue of participation and provides needed support to the uscg communications command commcom, who.
In addition, the coast guard maintains a chain of high frequency hf and medium frequency. Frequencies for distress and safety, search and rescue and. Hf sitor frequencies family 2 way radio frequencies rail road f requencies nascar frequencies global network frequencies hf dea frequencies hurricane frequencies mystic star frequencies. Coast can be heard throughout the country on these frequencies. They can receive and transmit a variety of frequencies including those used by weather radios and the often purchased walkietalkies found at walmart.
Either way you must update your call sign details with coastguard boating education. Channel 16 is used for calling other stations or for distress alerting. Hf bz from uscg camslant september 28, 2012 i want to pass my personal thanks for the dedicated efforts you provided during our recent outages at sector boston and sector nola. Also available are international vhf maritime radio channels and frequencies, narrowband vhf maritime channels and frequencies, radio information for boaters, and u. Boaters should normally use channels listed as noncommercial. Uscg auxiliary monitoring station program auxmon methods. All ships of length 20m or greater are required to guard vhf.1060 889 677 695 746 548 1452 1684 1619 314 1343 160 1209 1667 468 1033 1691 619 124 1482 276 1034 1521 75 1311 1209 1027 1131 1312 449 1316 339 487 1029 549 925