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FAF - Frequently Asked Frequencies






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                                                      January 1996   |



             F.A.F.  -  Frequently Asked Frequencies
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       For an overview of the FCC allocations for the 30 - 1300 MHz
    range, see the file  {FTP} fcc.allocations  |  {CIS} FCCTBL.TXT

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Cellular Telephone                                          [22.902]

          Chs        Freqs (base)        System

        800-832    869.040 - 870.000    RCC - voice
          1-312    870.030 - 879.360    RCC - voice
        313-333    879.390 - 879.990    RCC - data
        334-354    880.020 - 880.620    Telco - data
        355-666    880.650 - 889.980    Telco - voice
        667-716    890.010 - 891.480    RCC - voice
        717-799    891.510 - 893.970    Telco - voice

        Mobiles transmit 45 MHz below the base (824.040-848.970) and
    are usually repeated by the base. Channels are 30 kHz apart.
        Channels 800-832 are also identified as Chs 991-1023.

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Cordless Telephone                                          [15.233]

       Chan  Base    Handset           Chan    Base    Handset       |
                                                                     |
         1   43.72    48.76            16      46.61    49.67        |
         2   43.74    48.84            17  B   46.63    49.845       |
         3   43.82    48.86            18  C   46.67    49.86        |
         4   43.84    48.92            19      46.71    49.77        |
         5   43.92    49.02            20  D   46.73    49.875       |
         6   43.96    49.08            21  A   46.77    49.83        |
         7   44.12    49.10            22  E   46.83    49.89        |
         8   44.16    49.16            23      46.87    49.93        |
         9   44.18    49.20            24      46.93    49.99        |
        10   44.20    49.24            25      46.97    49.97        |
        11   44.32    49.28                                          |
        12   44.36    49.36          Chs A - E handset frequencies   |
        13   44.40    49.40          are also used for baby room     |
        14   44.46    49.46          monitors and low power          |
        15   44.48    49.50          handie-talkies.                 |

        Effective 05 June 95, an additional 15 channels are
    authorized and the original 10 channels are renumbered 16-25.

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Mobile Telephone                                            [22.501]

    VHF - 30 kHz spacing

        Base:    152.030 - 152.210   RCC
                 152.510 - 152.810   telco
        Mobile:  157.770 - 158.070   telco
                 158.490 - 158.670   RCC

    UHF - 25 kHz spacing

        Base:    454.025 - 454.350   RCC
                 454.375 - 454.650   telco
        Mobile:  459.025 - 459.350   RCC
                 459.375 - 459.650   telco

        Many of these channels may now be used for paging,
    specifically 152.78, which is a nationwide page.

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Air to Ground Telephone                                     [22.521]

        Ch      Ground    Airborne

    Signaling   454.675  (459.675)
         6      454.700   459.700
         7      454.725   459.725
         5      454.750   459.750
         8      454.775   459.775
         4      454.800   459.800
         9      454.825   459.825
         3      454.850   459.850
        10      454.875   459.875
         2      454.900   459.900
        11      454.925   459.925
         1      454.950   459.950
        12      454.975   459.975

        Transmissions are FM. Ground stations repeat the airborne
    half of the conversation, and transmit a continuous tone when
    idle. From one to four channels are assigned in a particular
    area.
        Service is used on private aircraft.

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800 MHz Air to Ground Telephone                             [22.1107]

              - -  Airborne  - -
       Blk     Ch 1   -  Ch 29

        10   894.0055 - 894.1735
         9   894.2055 - 894.3735
         8   894.4055 - 894.5735          Guard Band -
         7   894.6055 - 894.7735             .x765-.x797
         6   894.8055 - 894.9735
         5   895.0055 - 895.1735          Control Channels -
         4   895.2055 - 895.3735             .x813-.x973
         3   895.4055 - 895.5735
         2   895.6055 - 895.7735
         1   895.8055 - 895.9735

        Transmissions are AM. Channels are spaced 6 kHz apart. A
    specific block of 29 channels is assigned to each geographical
    area. Ground frequencies are 45 MHz lower and do not echo the
    airborne half of the conversation.
        Service is used on passenger airlines.

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Television                                                  [73.603]

        Ch      Range       Video      Audio

         2     54 -  60     55.250     59.750
         3     60 -  66     61.250     65.750
         4     66 -  72     67.250     71.750
         5     76 -  82     77.250     81.750
         6     82 -  88     83.250     87.750
         7    174 - 180    175.250    179.750
         8    180 - 186    181.250    185.750
         9    186 - 192    187.250    191.750
        10    192 - 198    193.250    197.750
        11    198 - 204    199.250    203.750
        12    204 - 210    205.250    209.750
        13    210 - 216    211.250    215.750
        14    470 - 476    471.250    475.750
        15    476 - 482    477.250    481.750
        ..    ... - ...    .......    .......
        68    794 - 800    795.250    799.750
        69    800 - 806    801.250    805.750

        Note the gaps between chs 4/5, 6/7, and 13/14.
        Freqs in the 470-512 MHz range (Ch 14-20) may be assigned to
    Public Service mobile use in major metro areas.  No transmitters
    are allowed on 608-614 MHz (Ch 37).
        Each TV channel is 6 MHz wide. The video carrier is 1.25 MHz
    above the start of the range. The audio carrier is 0.25 MHz below
    the end of the range. Television audio is wideband FM.
        Some TV stations may be offset +/- 10 kHz.


    Cable TV                                                [76.605]
                                                        [EIA IS-132]
                   Ch         MHz
                 2 - 13     54 - 216     (same as broadcast VHF)
                14 - 22    120 - 174     Mid band     Ch. A-I
                23 - 36    216 - 300     Super band       J-W
                37 - 53    300 - 402    (Hyper band)      AA-QQ
              ( 54 - 65    402 - 474 )
              ( 95 - 99     90 - 120 )

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Citizens Band                                               [95.625]

      Ch    Freq       Ch    Freq       Ch    Freq       Ch    Freq

       1   26.965      11   27.085      21   27.215      31   27.315
       2   26.975      12   27.105 *    22   27.225      32   27.325
       3   26.985      13   27.115      23   27.255 -    33   27.335
       4   27.005 *    14   27.125      24   27.235 -    34   27.345
       5   27.015      15   27.135      25   27.245 -    35   27.355
       6   27.025      16   27.155 *    26   27.265      36   27.365
       7   27.035      17   27.165      27   27.275      37   27.375
       8   27.055 *    18   27.175      28   27.285      38   27.385
       9   27.065      19   27.185      29   27.295      39   27.395
      10   27.075      20   27.205 *    30   27.305      40   27.405


    *  26.995, 27.045, 27.095, 27.145, 27.195  =>  Remote Control
    -  note break in sequence  (27.255 shared with R/C)

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GMRS - General Mobile Radio Service                         [95.29 ]
                                                            [95.621]
             Base/mobile    repeater I/P

              462.5500       467.5500
              462.5625
              462.5750       467.5750
              462.5875
              462.6000       467.6000
              462.6125
              462.6250       467.6250
              462.6375
              462.6500       467.6500
              462.6625
              462.6750       467.6750
              462.6875
              462.7000       467.7000
              462.7125
              462.7250       467.7250

        In addition to the station's licensed channel, 462.675 may
    be used for emergency and traveler's aid by all stations.
    Interstitial channels (462.xxx5) may be used only in simplex
    mode with voice transmissions of no more than 5 watts.

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Railroads                                                   [90.91 ]

        Ch     Freq

         2    159.810
         3    159.930
         4    160.050
         5    160.185
         6    160.200
         7    160.215
         8    160.230
        ..    .......
        96    161.550
        97    161.565

        The channel designation is that assigned by the Association
    of American Railroads. Chs 2 thru 6 are used only in Canada.
    Above channel 6, spacing is 15 kz.

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Marine VHF                                                  [80.871]
                                                            [80.373]
        Ch     Ship             Ch     Ship

                                60    156.025
         1    156.050           61    156.075
         2    156.100           62    156.125
         3    156.150           63    156.175
         4    156.200           64    156.225
        ..    .......           ..    .......
        25    157.250           85    157.275
        26    157.300           86    157.325
        27    157.350           87    157.375
        28    157.400           88    157.425

        Shore stations are 4.600 MHz above the ship frequency. In
    U.S. waters the shore frequency may be used on Chs 20, 24-28 &
    84-87.  Chs 1-5 & 60-64 are shared with other services. Chs 75
    & 76 are reserved as guard bands for ch 16.
        Specific assignments include:
              06    156.300    Intership Safety
              09    156.450    General use by recreational vessels   |
              13    156.650    Bridge-to-Bridge
              15    156.750    Weather, notices, etc
              16    156.800    General Calling / Distress
              22    157.100    Coast Guard Liaison


    AMTS - Automated Maritime Telecommunications System     [80.385] |
                                                                     |
      Transmit frequencies  (@ 25 kHz intervals)                     |
         Group    Chs             Coast                 Ship         |
            D   101-120    216.0125 - 216.4875    - - -      - - -   |
            C   121-140    216.5125 - 216.9875    - - -      - - -   |
            B   141-160    217.0125 - 217.4875   219.0125 - 219.4875 |
            A   161-180    217.5125 - 217.9875   219.5125 - 219.9875 |
      Ship transmit frequencies in groups C & D are not authorized.  |
      Coastal stations in groups C & D are not currently assignable. |


    On-board Communications:                                [80.373] |

        Ch     mobile    repeater
         1    467.750    457.525
         2    467.775    457.550
         3    467.800    457.575
         4    467.825    457.600

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Ambulances                                                  [90.27 ]

             Hospital   Ambulance
    Med-9     462.950    467.950        Med-9 and Med-10 may be
    Med-10    462.975    467.975        used for dispatch.
    Med-1     463.000    468.000
    Med-2     463.025    468.025
    Med-3     463.050    468.050        Med-1 thru Med-8 are
    Med-4     463.075    468.075        assigned as a block and
    Med-5     463.100    468.100        any channel may be used.
    Med-6     463.125    468.125
    Med-7     463.150    468.150
    Med-8     463.175    468.175

    HEAR   155.340   Intersystem   (Hosp. Emerg. Ambul. Radio)       |
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Weather - NOAA broadcasts

        Ch     Freq.

         1    162.550
         2    162.400
         3    162.475
         4    162.425
         5    162.450
         6    162.500
         7    162.525
              161.650  }   Environment Canada
              161.775  }     (marine weather)

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Broadcast Remote Pickup                                     [74.401]
             25.87 -  26.45  @  20/40 kHz intervals
            152.87 - 153.35  @  60 kHz intervals
            161.64 - 161.76  @  30 kHz intervals
            450.050 - 450.850  }  @  50/100 kHz
            455.050 - 455.850  }     intervals

Film and Video Production                                   [90.69 ]
            152.87   152.90   152.93   152.96   152.99   153.02
            173.225  173.275  173.325  173.375

Wireless mikes                                              [90.265]
            169.445  169.505  170.245  170.305
            171.045  171.105  171.845  171.905
            plus unused FM/TV broadcast channels            [74.802]

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Dot Frequencies

    Dot color                          Other
      Red       151.625  itinerant       "J" Dot      467.7625       |
      Purple    151.955                  "K" Dot      467.8125
      Blue      154.570                  Silver Star  467.850
      Green     154.600                  Gold Star    467.875
      White     462.575  GMRS            Red Star     467.900        |
      Black     462.625  GMRS            Blue Star    467.925        |
      Orange    462.675  GMRS                                        |
      Brown     464.500  itinerant                                   |
      Yellow    464.550  itinerant                                   |

        "Dot" stickers are used by the manufacturer or distributer to
    indicate the frequency of otherwise identical transceivers. They
    are often found in rental inventories and on construction sites.
        Additional itinerant frequencies include 27.49, 35.04, 43.04,|
    151.505, 158.400, 469.500 and 469.550 MHz.                       |

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