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

pilots@seapa.com



VHF MARITIME RADIO CHANNELS

 

VHF Marine Radion Channels | Marine Operator | Regional Marine Operator

 

 

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

Restricteed to use only by Government Agencies

DSC

70

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

 

 

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Marine Operator Contact Stations

CHANNEL

LOCATION

CALL SIGN

28

Ketchikan

WRN 41

26

Ratz Mountain

WAB 960

86

High Mountain

WHV 821

25

Craig

WAB 956

27

Petersburg

WRN 42

24

Manely

WHV 825

28

Sitka

WRN 43

26

Cape Spencer

WAB 985

25

Lena Point

WRN 40

26

Juneau

WAB 986

24

Yakutat

WHV 829

 

 

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Regional Marine Radio Operator Stations

BOAT = 2628

Ketchikan

423-BOAT

Craig

385-BOAT

Juneau (South)

422-BOAT

Juneau (LPJ)

434-BOAT

High Mountain

395-BOAT

Cape Spencer

326-BOAT

Ratz Mountain

483-BOAT

Sitka

572-BOAT

Petersburg

462-BOAT

Manley

435-BOAT

Yakutat

627-BOAT

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