Radio Frequency Bands Supporting Aviation
Radio Frequency Bands
Frequency Band Name Person
190 - 435 & 510 - 535 kHz Non-directional Beacons Hinton
Ebate
2100 - 28,000 kHz HF Communications Pawlowitz
75 MHz NAVAID (Marker Beacons) Hinton
Ebate
108 - 112 MHz VOR; ILS Localizer Hinton
Ebate
112 - 118 MHz VOR; SCAT-I Radionavigation data link Hinton
Ebate
118 - 137 MHz VHF Air / Ground Communications Carvajal
138 - 150.8 & 162 - 174 MHz Fixed, Mobil Murphy
225 - 328.6 & 335.4 - 400 MHz UHF Air / Ground Communications (U.S. Military) Carvajal
328.6 - 335.4 MHz ILS Glide Slope Hinton
Ebate
406.1 - 420 MHz Fixed, Mobil Murphy
932 - 935 & 941 - 944 MHz RMM, LLWAS, LDRCL, etc. Murphy
960 - 1215 MHz NAVAID (TACAN / DME, etc.) Hinton
Ebate
1030 & 1090 MHz Air Traffic Control Radar Beacon; Mode S; TCAS Ahn
Pawlowitz
1215 - 1390 MHz Air Route Surveillance Radar; GPS and GLONASS L1 Ahn
Pawlowitz
1545 - 1559 MHz Satellite-Based Comm (To Aircraft) Murphy
1559 - 1610 MHz Satellite Navigation; GPS and GLONASS L1 Murphy
1646.5 - 1660.5 MHz Satellite-Based Comm (From Aircraft) Murphy
1710 - 1850 MHz LDRCL; fixed links Ebate
2700 - 3000 MHz Airport Surveillance and Weather Radar Ahn
Pawlowitz
5000 - 5250 MHz Microwave Landing System Hinton
Ebate
5600 - 5650 MHz TDWR Ahn
Pawlowitz
7125 - 8500 MHz RCL Ebate
9000 - 9200 MHz Military Precision Approach Radar Ahn
Pawlowitz
14.4 - 15.35 GHz Microwave Link Ebate
15.7 - 16.2 GHz Radar (ASDE-3) Ahn
Pawlowitz
21.2 - 23.6 GHz Microwave Link Ebate
All other microwave   Ebate
All other radar   Pawlowitz
All remaining frequencies   Murphy