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PMR446 Channel Frequencies

PMR446 Consists of 16 License free channels, originally there were only 8 channels however this was expanded to 16.

Each channel is spaced by 12.5 Khz steps offsetted by 6.25 Khz from 446 MHZ (Starting at 446.00625)

If you decide to program in your apparatus for 446 MHZ please remember to select Narrow Modulation (NFM) (12.5 Khz) rather than wide to prevent splattering over two channels.

Channel chart


Channel Number Frequency Notes
1 446.00625 Childrens Channel
2 446.01875 Family channel
3 446.03125 Emergency channel
4 446.04375
5 446.05625
6 446.06875
7 446.08125
8 446.09375 Calling channel
9 446.10625 Emergency channel (Unmonitored)
10 446.11875 Alternative calling
11 446.13125
12 446.14375 Digital DMR calling CC:1 TS:1 TG:1
13 446.15625
14 446.16875
15 446.18125 APRS
16 446.19375