Family Radio Service (FRS) / GMRS (General Mobile Radio Service) Frequencies

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FRS/GMRS  RADIO  RECEPTION

Both FRS & GMRS radios operate in the 462/467 mHz range using NBFM mode.

1. FRS (Family Radio Service) are lower-power units that operate with a half-watt of power. They can transmit on 7 FRS channels and 7 shared FRS/GMRS channels (channels 1-7), a total of 14 channels.

2. GMRS (General Mobile Radio Service) are higher-power radios that, for models used in outdoor recreation, typically offer 1 or 2 watts of power. GMRS signals can be used on any GMRS or FRS bands—a total of 22 channels.Most radios now have all 22 FRS and GMRS channels available.  The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) requires a five-year license to use GMRS bands.  You can hear hunters, fishermen, campers, snowmobilers & outdoorsmen using these frequencies. (R = Repeater, 5 mHz positive + offset;   S = Simplex)

 

Service / ChannelR/SRcv FreqXmit FreqOffsetMiscellaneous
GMRS Repeater Output / Simplex (1)R462.5500467.55005GMRS 5 w.
GMRS Repeater Output / Simplex (2)R462.5750467.57505GMRS 5 w.
GMRS Repeater Output / Simplex (3)R462.6000467.60005GMRS 5 w.
GMRS Repeater Output / Simplex (4)R462.6250467.62505GMRS 5 w.
GMRS Repeater Output / Simplex (5)R462.6500467.65005GMRS 5 w.
GMRS Repeater Output / Simplex (6)R462.6750467.67505GMRS 5 w.
GMRS Repeater Output / Simplex (7)R462.7000467.70005GMRS 5 w.
GMRS Repeater Output / Simplex (8)R462.7250467.72505GMRS 5 w.
GMRS Simplex (9) – FRS Ch. 1R462.5625GMRS 5 w. max, FRS ½ w.
GMRS Simplex (10) – FRS Ch. 2S462.5875GMRS 5 w. max, FRS ½ w.
GMRS Simplex (11) – FRS Ch. 3S462.6125GMRS 5 w. max, FRS ½ w.
GMRS Simplex (12) – FRS Ch. 4S462.6375GMRS 5 w. max, FRS ½ w.
GMRS Simplex (13) – FRS Ch. 5S462.6625GMRS 5 w. max, FRS ½ w.
GMRS Simplex (14) – FRS Ch. 6S462.6875GMRS 5 w. max, FRS ½ w.
GMRS Simplex (15) – FRS Ch. 7S462.7125GMRS 5 w. max, FRS ½ w.
GMRS Simplex (16) – FRS Ch. 8S462.7250GMRS 5 w. max
GMRS Simplex (17) – FRS Ch. 9S467.5875FRS ½ w.
GMRS Simplex (18) – FRS Ch. 10S467.6125FRS ½ w.
GMRS Simplex (19) – FRS Ch. 11S467.6375FRS ½ w.
GMRS Simplex (20) – FRS Ch. 12S467.6625FRS ½ w.
GMRS Simplex (21) – FRS Ch. 13S467.6875FRS ½ w.
GMRS Simplex (22) – FRS Ch. 14S467.7125FRS ½ w.