GMRS Radio Service

    The General Mobile Radio Service (GMRS) is a land-mobile radio service available for short-distance two-way communications to facilitate the activities of an adult individual and his or her immediate family members, including a spouse, children, parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, nephews, nieces, and in-laws. Normally, as a GMRS system licensee, you and your family members would communicate among yourselves over the general area of your residence or during recreational group outings, such as camping, hiking, or a trip to an amusement park.

    The FCC grants five-year renewable licenses for GMRS Systems. The individual licensee is responsible for the proper operations of the licensed GMRS system at all times.

    Before any person transmits with a GMRS radio on any channel authorized in the GMRS the responsible party must obtain a license. The FCC usually grants GMRS system licenses for a five-year term for a fee of $75.00. The following frequencies are used.

    There are a total of 23 freqs. This first group are repeater pairs. Note they are 5 Mhz apart. The handhelds and mobiles transmit on the 462 Mhz freqs and the repeaters re-transmit it on the 467 Mhz freqs. Cheaper radios will only transmit on the 462 Mhz freqs.

462.550 MHz - 467.550 MHz

462.575 MHz - 467.575 MHz

462.600 MHz - 467.600 MHz

462.625 MHz - 467.625 MHz

462.650 MHz - 467.650 MHz

462.675 MHz - 467.675 MHz

462.700 MHz - 467.700 MHz

462.725 MHz - 467.725 MHz


    This second group has no repeater operation.

462.5625 MHz

462.5875 MHz

462.6125 MHz

462.6375 MHz

462.6625 MHz

462.6875 MHz

462.7125 MHz

You may download the complete FCC's Part 95 rules and regulations by clicking HERE.