VHF/UHF Scanner Bands & Search Ranges With Modes & Search Steps


 30-50    low band                 NFM  land mobile communications
          33.42-33.98@.020         fire/emergency
          37.02-37.42@.020         police
          39.02-39.98@.020         police
          42.02-42.94@.020         state police
          44.62-46.58@.020         police/state police/fire/ambulance

 50-54    6 meter ham              NFM  amateur radio with some repeaters
          50.00-54.00              52.525 main simplex 

 54-72    television               WFM  TV channels 2-4
          59.75                    Ch 2 audio
          65.75                    Ch 3 audio
          71.75                    Ch 4 audio

 72-76    paging/links             NFM  paging

 76-88    television               WFM  TV channels 5-6
          81.75                    Ch 5 audio
          87.75                    Ch 6 audio

 88-108   FM broadcast             WFM  broadcast radio
          88.1-107.9@.200 in odd steps

108-137   aircraft band            AM   aviation communications
          108-118@.100             beacons
          118-137@.025             communications
137-144   US military/
          Canadian Police          NFM  great opportunities near the border

144-148   2 meter ham              NFM  amateur radio with many repeaters
          145.110-145.490@.020     repeaters
          146.520                  main simplex
          146.610-147.390@.015 or .020 repeaters
148-174   high band                NFM  land mobile/marine/weather
          153.740-154.445@.015     fire/ambulance
          154.650-156.210@.015     police/ambulance
          156.250-157.425@.025     marine
          158.730-159.210@.015     police
          161.650-161.775@.025     Canadian weather
          162.400-162.550@.025     Weather
174-216   television               TV channels 7-13
          179.75                   Ch 7 audio
          185.75                   Ch 8 audio
          191.75                   Ch 9 audio
          197.75                   Ch 10 audio
          203.75                   Ch 11 audio
          209.75                   Ch 12 audio
          215.75                   Ch 13 audio
216-222                            DIG  digital land mobile
222-225   220 ham band             NFM  amateur band with some repeaters
225-406   military aircraft        AM   military aviation band
          406-420   federal        NFM  
420-450   70 cm ham                NFM  Amateur radio with many repeaters
          440.025-449.975@.025     repeaters
          446.000                  main simplex
450-470   UHF band                 NFM  land mobile
          453.050-453.975@.025     police/fire
          460.025-460.500@.025     police
          460.525-460.625@.025     fire
          462.950-463.175@.025     ambulance
470-512   UHF T band               NFM  land mobile in major metro areas
                                   great opportunity near large cities
470-806   UHF television           WFM  UHF TV channels 
          475.75-805.75@6.00
806-956   800 band                 NFM  trunked and cellular

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