AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATION OF CITIZENS AND BAND RADIO OPERATORS,
INCORPORATED 1980 (ACBRO Team) - PO Box 170 Walkerville SA 5081 - www.acbro.org
ACBRO has served the Citizens Band Radio Operator and Fraternity by providing
a CENTER POINT and a PORTAL to the Citizens Band Radio Service in Australia since the late 1970's.
It has established itself as an advocate, advisory service, resource center, a means of educating the
"new" CBer and as a liaison between the Fraternity and the Federal Government for the benefit of
all Australian Citizens Band Radio Operators.
UHF CB RADIO CHANNEL ALLOCATION
USED FOR CHANNEL/S COMMENTS
Calling To call or locate another station. Parties then
Established by law 11 switch to a conversation channel
12 to 17,
Conversations Used for conversations between stations
19 to 21,
24 to 30,
Highway Communications Mainly used by Truck Drivers and other Highway
Caravaners, Campers Holiday Maker’s communication channel, e.g.,
18 when in convey
4WDrivers Used by 4WD enthusiasts, clubs, convoys and in
10 national parks.
Can be used by anyone in an emergency situation
ONLY. Channel 35 is the duplex/output (transmit)
Emergency Calling 5 channel for channel 5 the duplex/input (receive)
Established by law 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.
In duplex mode, repeaters need two channels to
Repeaters work. Receives on 1 to 8. Transmits on 31 to 38
Established by law 1 to 8 (automatically). When within range of a repeater, it
will increase the communications distance.
31 to 38 Operation in simplex mode on these channels is
not permitted when within range of a repeater.
Data Transmissions Voice transmissions not permitted on these two
Established by law 22, 23 channels
“One voice brings about a thought but many voices bring about a change”
- ACBRO Team
ACBRO are Advocates for Australian CB Radio Clubs and Operators.
Contact ACBRO for details on how to join and become a part of the Membership.