U.S. Nationwide
                         VHF Marine Radio
                                                    Scanner Frequencies
Ch #
Frequency
Channel Use
01
156.0500
 
02
156.1000
 
03
156.1500
 
04
156.2000
 
05
156.2500
 
06
156.3000
Intership Safety, SAR, USCG
07
156.3500
Commercial
08
156.4000
Commercial
09
156.4500
Secondary Calling & Safety
10
156.5000
Commercial
11
156.5500
Commercial
12
156.6000
Port Operations
13
156.6500
Navigational, Bridge-to-Bridge
14
156.7000
Port Operations
15
156.7500
Environmental
16
156.8000
Distress, Calling & Safety
17
156.8500
State & Local Government
18
156.9000
Commercial
19
156.9500
Commercial
20
157.0000
Port Operations; 161.6000 shore
21
157.0500
USCG Helicopters
22
157.1000
USCG Public Liaison
23
157.1500
USCG
24
161.8000
Marine Telephone
25
161.8500
Marine Telephone
26
161.9000
Marine Telephone
27
161.9500
Marine Telephone
28
162.0000
Marine Telephone
65
156.2750
Port Operations
66
156.3250
Port Operations
67
156.3750
Navigational, Bridge-to-Bridge
68
156.4250
Non-Commercial chat
69
156.4750
Non-Commercial chat
70
156.5250
Digital Selective Calling (DSC)
71
156.5750
Non-Commercial chat
72
156.6250
Non-Commercial chat
73
156.6750
Port Operations
74
156.7250
Port Operations
75
156.7750
1-watt low power use
76
156.8250
1-watt low power use
77
156.8750
Port Operations
78
156.9250
Non-Commercial chat
79
156.9750
Commercial
80
157.0250
Commercial
81
157.0750
USCG
82
157.1250
USCG
83
157.1750
USCG
84
161.8250
Marine Telephone
85
161.8750
Marine Telephone
86
161.9250
Marine Telephone
87
161.9750
Marine Telephone
88
157.4250
Commercial, Aircraft
89
157.4750
 
90
157.5250
 
 
 
 
 
161.7500
VBR6, Environment Canada, Kingston
 
161.7750
VBR6, Environment Canada, U.S.