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Table of Frequencies*

* Adapted from: http://www.jneuhaus.com/fccindex/10_khz.html#10_KHz ; http://www.jneuhaus.com/fccindex/index.html#Freq_chart; http://www.ntia.doc.gov/;

Very Low Frequency (VLF) 9-30 KHz {33 km-10 km }
  • Power line carrier systems operated by power utility for supervision of the power system
  • Cable locating equipment

Low Frequency (LF) 30-325 KHz {10 km-923 meters}

  • Power line carrier systems operated by power utility for supervision of the power system
  • Cable locating equipment
  • 60 KHz – Radio station WWV
  • Radiolocation, land or mobile
  • International fixed service
  • Maritime Mobile Service
  • LORAN-C Navigation System 90-110 KHz
  • 101.4 KHz – Transmitters used to detect buried electronic markers used by telephone companies
  • Experimentation on 1750 meter band
  • Radio Beacons for Aircraft Navigation 190-200 KHz
  • Air Traffic Control 200-285 KHz

Medium Frequency (MF) 325-2851 KHz {923-105 meters}

  • Radio Beacons for Aircraft Navigation 325-405 KHz
  • Air Traffic Control 200-285 KHz
  • Power line carrier systems operated by power utility for supervision of the power system
  • Cable locating equipment
  • Working frequency for aircraft on over water flights
  • Avalanche Transceivers 435-490 KHz
  • International calling and distress frequency for ships and aircraft over the seas 500 KHz
  • Travelers’ Information Stations 530-1700 KHz in 10 KHz increments
  • AM Broadcast Band 530-1700 KHz
  • Various Public Safety, Police, Fire, Base or Mobile Bands
  • Amateur 160 Meter Band 1800-2000 KHz
  • Maritime SSB Radiotelephone 2003 KHz and up
  • Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS)
  • WWV and WWVH 2500 KHz
  • Flight Test Stations, Land and Aircraft 2851 KHz

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