Useful Frequencies

Buncombe County ARES uses a variety of repeaters in Buncombe County, for more information on which repeater is currently being used email info@bcoares.org.

Simplex Frequencies

10 Meters 29.600#
6 Meters 52.490 52.525#
2 Meters 146.400* 146.415* 146.430* 146.445* 146.460* 146.475* 146.490*
146.505* 146.520# 146.535 146.550 146.565 146.580 146.595
147.405* 147.420* 147.435* 147.450* 147.465* 147.480* 147.495*
147.510 147.525 147.540 147.555 147.570 147.585
220 MHz 223.400 223.420 22.440 223.460 223.480 223.500# 223.520
223.540 223.560 223.580 223.600 223.620 223.640
440 MHz 445.825 445.875 445.900 445.925 445.950 445.975 446.000#
446.025 446.050 446.075 446.100 446.125 446.150

* = Permitted for Voice simplex unless it would cause interference to a repeater input. (Some of these frequencies have been “coordinated” as repeater inputs in some areas.)

# = Designated as National Simplex Frequencies.

GMRS/FRS Frequencies

ChannelFrequency (MHz)ServiceMode
1462.5625GMRS/FRSNFM
2462.5875GMRS/FRSNFM
3462.6125GMRS/FRSNFM
4462.6375GMRS/FRSNFM
5462.6625GMRS/FRSNFM
6462.6875GMRS/FRSNFM
7462.7125GMRS/FRSNFM
8467.5625FRSNFM
9467.5875FRSNFM
10467.6125FRSNFM
11467.6375FRSNFM
12467.6625FRSNFM
13467.6875FRSNFM
14467.7125FRSNFM
15462.5500GMRSFM
16462.5750GMRSFM
17462.6000GMRSFM
18462.6250GMRSFM
19462.6500GMRSFM
20462.6750GMRSFM
21462.7000GMRSFM
22462.7250GMRSFM

MURS Frequencies

ChannelFrequency (MHz)Mode
1151.820NFM
2151.880NFM
3151.940NFM
4 (Blue Dot)154.570FM
5 (Green Dot)154.600FM

CB Frequencies

ChannelFrequency (MHz)ModeNotes
126.965AM
226.975AM
326.985AM
427.005AM
527.015AM
627.025AM
727.035AM
827.055AM
927.065AMEmergency Channel
1027.075AM
1127.085AM
1227.105AM
1327.115AM
1427.125AM
1527.135AM
1627.155AM
1727.165AM
1827.175AM
1927.185AMTrucker's Channel
2027.205AM
2127.215AM
2227.225AM
2327.255AM
2427.235AM
2527.245AM
2627.265AM
2727.275AM
2827.285AM
2927.295AM
3027.305AM
3127.315AM
3227.325AM
3327.335AM
3427.345AM
3527.355AM/SSB
3627.365AM/SSB
3727.375AM/SSB
3827.385AM/SSB
3927.395AM/SSB
4027.405AM/SSB

The current Amateur FCC Allocations are here.