VHF Marine Band

FREQ                        ID           

156.300 INTERSHIP/YACHT RACING          CHAN 06

156.400 CAPE TOWN TUGS/RESCUE 10/INTERSHIP            CHAN 08

156.450 PORT OPERATIONS         CHAN 09

156.500 COMMON WORKING SIMPLEX  CHAN 10

156.600 PORT OPERATIONS         CHAN 12

156.650 PORT OPERATIONS – HELICOPTERS           CHAN 13

156.700 CAPE TOWN PORT CONTROL  (ZSN)        CHAN 14

156.750 INTERSHIP           CHAN 15

156.800 INTERNATIONAL DISTRESS AND CALLING              CHAN 16

156.850 INTERSHIP & HELICOPTERS          CHAN 17

161.850 CAPE TOWN RADIO  CHAN 25  WORKING DUPLEX – WX, NAV & TRAFFIC 0918, 0948,1333,1718,1748

161.900 CAPE TOWN RADIO   CHAN 26  WORKING DUPLEX – WX, NAV & TRAFFIC 0918, 0948,1333,1718,1748

161.950 CAPE TOWN RADIO  CHAN 27    WORKING DUPLEX – WX, NAV & TRAFFIC 0918, 0948,1333,1718,1748

161.750 CAPE TOWN RADIO         CHAN 28              WORKING DUPLEX – WX, NAV & TRAFFIC 0918, 0948,1333,1718,1748

156.375 PORT OPERATIONS         CHAN 67

156.425 PORT OPERATIONS         CHAN 68

156.475 INTERSHIP           CHAN 69

156.575 CAPE TOWN SWING BRIDGE       CHAN 71

156.625 INTERSHIP           CHAN 72       (POCSAG HEARD ON THIS CHANNEL)

156.675 INTERSHIP           CHAN 73

156.725 PORT OPERATIONS         CHAN 74

156.775 PORT OPERATIONS         CHAN 75

156.825 PORT OPERATIONS         CHAN 76

156.875 INTERSHIP           CHAN 77

161.975 AIS CAPE TOWN PORT CONTROL SHORE STATION     CHAN 87

162.025 AIS CAPE TOWN PORT CONTROL SHORE STATION    CHAN 88 

15 Responses to “VHF Marine Band”

  1. grapejuice Says:

    155.6750 MHZ – Data repeater – AX 25 (1200Bd) in Cape area. Inter-lighthouse links.

  2. RF Says:

    Court Helicopters makes supply drops to ships passing Cape Town, they use channel 10 chopper-to-ship

  3. Anonymous Says:

    Rescue craft (NSRI) in table bay use Channel 14, 16 and 0 (156.000 simplex) for intership comms, Dont know if they still use 29MHz Anyone??

  4. Craig Says:

    Any idea as to what Durban Port frequencies are?

  5. http://tinyurl.com/myspbrock15984 Says:

    “VHF Marine Band Radio Frequencies used in Cape Town and South
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  6. nickey Says:

    looking for vhf orra frequinceis,

  7. ollie Says:

    Looking for port/marine frequencies!

  8. ollie Says:

    Looking for port/marine frequencies!Sorry Port Elizabeth area!

  9. Andrew Perrins Says:

    Channel 71 is the official sports fishing channel, and booking in/out when running into the deep, the various sport fishing and yacht clubs stand by on this channel

  10. Tania Says:

    One question
    What will the rx & tx be for the marine frequencies on a vhf radio plz

  11. Neville Bransby Says:

    I am compiling a list of important details in my yacht communications file and would like to know where to find the the call up channels for the major ports along the South African coast. I am from Durban and I know their channel is 09. could someone please help? Neville.

  12. Johan Visagie Says:

    Hearing lots of fishing boats using non marine shortwave frequencies, lappies , kaptein, mario, gawie , 8888.88khz usb,12352 khz 6230khz yes right on top of Australia Volmet channel, 14151.5 khz lsb inside the 20 mtr amateur radio band .10889 khz usb , 11789 khz usb,8101 khz usb 6765khz on top of Bangkok Volmet ,6868 khz, 5340 ,8950,4230,4250,11302 khz creating interferance for aircraft frequencies of mombay talking to aircraft from africa on 11300khz , 8294,6888.5khz, 3626 khz 3663.5, 3737.37 12345.67 khz 6262 , 8503 3965.5 3715.5 khz 4307.77 4377.77 , 4211.5 right on top of a cw beacon,5227 4107.5 4545 khz 5656 khz 6670 , 10777.77 khz , most use of these frequencies are illegal.

  13. Johan Visagie Says:

    Now also on 8282.5khz usb

  14. Johan Visagie Says:

    Also on 6230 khz

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