Radio Service Code
Radio Service Description
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Amateur (Internal Service Code: AM)
HA Amateur
HV Vanity
Antenna (AN)
AN Antenna Structure Registration
Aircraft (AV)
AC Aircraft
Coast and Ground (CG)
AA Aviation Auxiliary Group
AF Aeronautical and Fixed
AR Aviation Radionavigation
MA Marine Auxiliary Group
MC Coastal Group
MK Alaska Group
MR Marine Radiolocation Land
PC Public Coast Stations, Auctioned
Cellular (CL)
CL Cellular
CX Cellular, Auctioned
Commercial and Restricted (FC)
CM Commercial Operator
RR Restricted Operator
Land Mobile Commercial (LC)
GR SMR, 896-901/935-940 MHz, Conventional
GS Private Carrier Paging, 929-930 MHz
GX SMR, 806-821/851-866 MHz, Conventional
IK Industrial/Business Pool, Commercial, Conventional
LN 902-928 MHz Location Narrowband (non-multilateration)
LS Location and Monitoring Service, Multilateration (LMS)
LW 902-928 MHz Location Wideband (Grandfathered AVM)
NC Nationwide Commercial 5 Channel, 220 MHz
QA 220-222 MHz Band, Auctioned
Auctions 18, 24
QD Non-Nationwide Data, 220 MHz
QO Non-Nationwide Other, 220 MHz
QT Non-Nationwide 5 Channel Trunked, 220 MHz
YC SMR, 806-821/851-866 MHz, Auctioned
Auctions 16, 34, 36
YD SMR, 896-901/935-940 MHz, Auctioned
Auction 7
YK Industrial/Business Pool - Commercial, Trunked
YS SMR, 896-901/935-940 MHz, Trunked
YX SMR, 806-821/851-866 MHz, Trunked
Land Mobile Private (LP)
GB Business, 806-821/851-866 MHz, Conventional
GF Public Safety Ntl Plan, 821-824/866-869 MHz, Conv.
GI Other Indust/Land Transp, 896-901/935-940 MHz, Conv.
GO Other Indust/Land Transp, 806-821/851-866 MHz, Conv.
GP Public Safety/Spec Emerg, 806-821/851-866 MHz, Conv.
GU Business, 896-901/935-940 MHz, Conventional
IG Industrial/Business Pool, Conventional
LP Broadcast Auxiliary Low Power
PW Public Safety Pool, Conventional
QM Non-Nationwide Public Safety/Mutual Aid, 220 MHz
RP Broadcast Auxiliary Remote Pickup
RS Land Mobile Radiolocation
SL Public Safety 700 MHZ Band - State License
YB Business, 806-821/851-866 MHz, Trunked
YF Public Safety Ntl Plan, 821-824/866-869 MHz, Trunked
YG Industrial/Business Pool, Trunked
YI Other Indust/Land Transp. 896-901/935-940 MHz, Trunked
YO Other Indust/Land Transp. 806-821/851-866 MHz, Trunked
YP Public Safety/Spec Emerg, 806-821/851-866 MHz, Trunked
YU Business, 896-901/935-940 MHz, Trunked
YW Public Safety Pool, Trunked
ZV Formerly IVDS now 218-219 MHz
Auction 2
Microwave (MW)
AB Aural Microwave Booster
AI Aural Intercity Relay
AS Aural Studio Transmitter Link
CE Digital Electronic Message Service (Common Carrier)
CF Common Carrier Fixed Point-to-Point Microwave
CT Local Television Transmission
LD Local Multipoint Distribution Service
MG Microwave Industrial/Business Pool
MS Multiple Address Service, Auctioned
MW Microwave Public Safety Pool
PE Digital Electronic Message Service (Private Operational Fixed)
TB TV Microwave Booster
TI TV Intercity Relay
TN 39 Ghz, Auctioned
Auction 30
TP TV Pickup
TS TV Studio Transmitter Link
TT TV Translator Relay
WA Microwave Aviation
WM Microwave Marine
WR Microwave Radiolocation
Personal Communication Services - PCS (PC)
CN PCS Narrowband
Auctions 1, 3
CW PCS Broadband
Auctions 4, 5
GW General Wireless Communications Service
WS Wireless Communications Service
Auction 14
WX 700 MHz Guard Band
Auctions 33, 38
WZ Lower 700 MHz
Auctions 44
Paging (PG)
CA Commercial Air-Ground Radiotelephone
CD Paging and Radiotelephone
CG General Aviation Air-ground Radiotelephone
CO Offshore Radiotelephone
CR Rural Radiotelephone
CZ Paging and Radiotelephone, Auctioned
GC 929-931 MHz Bands, Auctioned
Auction 26
Ship (SH)
SA Ship Recreational or Voluntarily Equipped
SB Ship Compulsary Equipped
GMRS - General Mobile Radio Services (ZA)
ZA General Mobile Radio Services (GMRS)