UHF CB Channels is Australia

Established by law
11 To call or locate another station. Parties then switch to a conversation channel
Conversations 9,
12 to 17,
19 to 21,
24 to 30,
Used for conversations between stations
Highway Communications 40 Mainly used by Truck Drivers and other Highway users
Caravaners, Campers 18 Holiday Maker’s communication channel, e.g., when in convey
4WDrivers 10 Used by 4WD enthusiasts, clubs, convoys and in national parks.
Emergency Calling
Established by law
5 Can be used by anyone in an emergency situation ONLY. Channel 35 is the duplex/output (transmit) channel for channel 5 the duplex/input (receive) channel. Thus, no simplex communications should be initiated on channel 35 due to the potential to interfere with an emergency in progress on channel 5.
Established by law
1 to 8
31 to 38
In duplex mode, repeaters need two channels to work. Receives on 1 to 8. Transmits on 31 to 38 (automatically). When within range of a repeater, it will increase the communications distance. Operation in simplex mode on these channels is not permitted when within range of a repeater.
Data Transmissions
Established by law
22, 23 Voice transmissions not permitted on these two channels

2 thoughts on “UHF CB Channels is Australia”

  1. A CB radio or “citizens band” radio is the perfect medium range communications tool. The average store bought 2 way radio usually operates on GRMS or FRS frequencies. These frequencies are limited to a few miles and are limited even further by buildings, tress, mountains and all obstacles. CB radios can obtain ranges up to 150 miles, sometimes more. CB’s operate on a different frequency than traditional consumer radios which allows them to obtain these extended ranges and makes them a preferable communications tools.

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