United States Coast Guard

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The USCG are heavy users of the Marine VHF band; Channel 16 is reserved for distress, safety and calling, while channel 22A is utilized for special warnings, Marine Safety and other announcements. Other frequencies utilized vary from sector to sector.

Air Operations

New nationwide United States Coast Guard frequencies, as of January 1, 2005, are listed below. The frequencies were changed due to the mandate to vacate 380-400 MHz so that the spectrum could be used for military trunked radio systems.

345.0   Operations Primary       AM Mode
237.9   Operations Secondary     AM Mode
326.15  Air-to-Ground Primary    AM Mode
379.05  Air-to-Ground Secondary  AM Mode

HF Operations

From the Oct 2006 Milcom column edited by Larry Van Horn in MT (c) 2006 Grove Enterprises

Most common shore stations are CAMSLANT Chesapeake Va. and CAMSPAC Pt.Reyes Ca.

3053 3056 3119 3122 4730 4733 5693 5696 5699 8980 8983 11196 11999 11202 13218 13221 15082 15085 15088 17988 17991

In addition, the USCG now uses the COTHEN ALE Network for communications

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