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SE Alaska Pilots' Association
1621 Tongass Avenue, # 300
Ketchikan, Alaska 99901
ph. 907-225-9696
fax 907-247-9696

pilots@seapa.com


                                                    VHF MARITIME RADIO CHANNELS

Marine Radio Channels

USE

CHANNEL

NOTES

Hailing & Emergency

16

For contracting other stations, distress messages, or emergency communication with Coast Guard

Intership Safety

06

For emergency communication only-intership and with Coast Guard

Vessel to Vessel Navigational Safety

13

Communication restricted to navigation safety between vessels

Marine Weather

WX1, 2, or 3

Weather only

Non-Commercial

09, 68, 69, 71, 78

Intership & ship to shore (09 is for calling only)

72

Intership only

Commercial

01, 07, 09, 10, 11, 18, 19, 63, 79, 80

Intership and ship to shore

08, 67, 88

Intership only

Port Operations

01, 05, 12, 14, 63, 65, 66, 73, 74, 77

Sea Pilots and Assist tugs generally use channel 12 or 77

Not For Public Use

15, 17, 21, 23, 81, 82, 83

Restricted to use only by Government Agencies

DSC

70

Only used for digital selective calling systems (DSC) NO VOICE TRANSMISSION

 

 

SEAPA Dispatchers are on duty 24/7 at 907-225-9696

Office Hours

Summer
Mid May - Mid Sept.
Monday - Friday  0830 - 1600

Saturday - Sunday  0900 – 1300
After Hours   On-Call 907-225-9696

Winter
Mid Sept. - Mid May
Monday - Friday  0900 - 1500

Saturday – Sunday   On-Call 907-225-9696
After Hours   On-Call 907-225-9696