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Australian 27MHz HF Marine Radio


There are several frequencies allocated to 27MHz marine radio in Australia. The frequencies range from 27.6800MHz to 27.9800MHz.


Mode: AM
Power: 4W Maximum

Frequency (MHz)Allocation
27.6800Ch 68 - Commercial calling and working
27.7200Ch 72 - Professional fishing calling and working (ship-shore/ship-ship)
27.8200Ch 82 - Professional fishing calling and working (ship-shore/ship-ship)
27.8600Ch 86 - Supplementary distress, safety and calling
27.8800Ch 88 - Distress, safety and calling
27.9000Ch 90 - Non-commercial calling and working (ship-shore)
27.9100Ch 91 - Non-commercial calling and working (ship-shore)
27.9400Ch 94 - Non-commercial club calling and working (ship-ship/ship-shore)
27.9600Ch 96 - Non-commercial calling and working (ship-ship)
27.9800Ch 98 - Rescue calling and working (ship-ship/ship-shore)


Australian VHF Marine Radio


There are 56 channels allocated to VHF marine radio in Australia. The frequencies range from 156MHz to 162MHz. Channel numbering is from 1-28 then 60-88.


Mode: NFM
Power: 25W Maximum

ChShip Freq (MHz)Shore Freq (MHz)Allocation
1156.0500160.6500Seaphone
2156.1000160.7000Seaphone
3156.1500160.7500
4156.2000160.8000Seaphone
5156.2500160.8500Seaphone
6156.3000156.3000Search and Rescue/Port Ops/Commercial
7156.3500160.9500Seaphone
8156.4000156.4000Port Ops/Commerical
9156.4500156.4500Port Ops
10156.5000156.5000Port Ops
11156.5500156.5500Port Ops
12156.6000156.6000Port Ops
13156.6500156.6500Port Ops
14156.7000156.7000Port Ops
15156.7500156.7500
16156.8000156.8000Distress, Safety and Calling
17156.8500156.8500
18156.9000161.5000
19156.9500161.5500
20157.0000161.6000Port Ops
21157.0500161.6500
22157.1000161.7000
23157.1500161.7500Seaphone
24157.2000161.8000Seaphone
25157.2500161.8500Seaphone
26157.3000161.9000Seaphone
27157.3500161.9500Seaphone
28157.5000162.0000Seaphone
60156.0250160.6250Seaphone
61156.0750160.6750Seaphone
62156.1250160.7250Seaphone
63156.1750160.7750Seaphone
64156.2250160.8250
65156.2750160.8750Port Operations
66156.3250160.9250Seaphone
67156.3750156.3750Distress, Safety and Calling
68156.4250156.4250Port Operations
69156.4750156.4750Naval Operations
70156.5250156.5250
71156.5750156.5750Professional Fishing
72156.6250156.6250Yachts, Commercial, Fishing, Port Ops
73156.6750156.6750Non-Commercial, Yachts
74156.7250156.7250Commercial
77156.8750156.8750Yachts, Commercial, Fishing
78156.9250161.5250Commercial
79156.9750161.5750Port Operations
80157.0250161.6250
81157.0750161.6750
82157.1250161.7250
83157.1750161.7750Seaphone
84157.2250161.8250Seaphone
85157.2750161.8750Seaphone
86157.3250161.9250Seaphone
87157.3750161.9750Seaphone
88157.4250162.0250Seaphone



PLEASE NOTE: All information provided is for RECREATIONAL USE IN AUSTRALIA ONLY. Please use information on this page with common sense. Also, marine radio may contain telephone conversations on SEAPHONE channels. Please note that in Australia it is ILLEGAL to monitor any telephone conversation!

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