Business Radio Bands
Radio services found in these bands include:
Business
Film and Video Production
Forest Products
Manufacturers
Motor Carrier
Petroleum
Power
Railroad
Relay Press
Special Industrial
Taxicab
Telephone Maintenance
25- 50 MHz
72-76 MHz
150-174 MHz
216-220 MHz
406-413 MHz
421-430 MHz
450-470 MHz
470-512 MHz
800 MHz
900 MHz

Local Control Frequencies
The FCC has set aside the following frequencies for "local control" of business operations like malls, warehouses, school campuses and the like. A power limit of 110 watts and antenna height restriction of 100 ft. above ground apply.
Base Mobile
464.3250 469.3250
464.3750 469.3750
464.4250 469.4250
464.4750 469.4750
464.5250 469.5250
464.5750 469.5750
464.6750 469.6750
464.7750 469.7750
464.8250 469.8250
464.8750 469.8750
464.9250 469.9250
464.9750 469.9750

Dot and Star Frequencies
Business radios that use the common Dot and Star frequencies are sold over the counter without proof of license, however the user is required to license the frequencies they use with the FCC even though this isn't always done. Older radios would use a sticker with a colored dot or star signifying the frequency they used.
Description Frequency
Blue Dot 154.5700
Red Dot 151.6250
Green Dot 154.6000
Purple Dot 151.9550
Brown Dot 464.5000
Yellow Dot 464.5500
White Dot 462.5750
Black Dot 462.6250
Orange Dot 462.6750
J Dot 467.7625
K Dot 467.8125
Silver Star 467.8500
Red Star 467.9000
Gold Star 467.8750
Blue Star 467.9250

Itinerant Frequencies

i·tin·er·ant
adj. - Traveling from place to place, especially to perform work or a duty: an itinerant judge; itinerant labor.
n. - One who travels from place to place.

 27.4900
 27.5300
 35.0200
 42.9800
 43.0400
151.5050
158.4000
451.8000
456.8000
457.5250
457.5500
457.5750
457.6000
467.7500
467.7750
467.8000
467.8250
467.8500
467.8700
467.9000
467.9250
527.5100

Motorola Business Radio Frequencies
Motorola is a popular brand name with business users. The following frequencies are most commonly programmed in these low cost radios.
Frequency Description
151.6250 VHF 1 RED DOT (Default Ch 3)
151.9550 VHF 2 PURPLE DOT (Default Ch 4)
154.5700 VHF 3 BLUE DOT (Default Ch 1)
154.6000 VHF 4 GREEN DOT (Default Ch 2)
151.7000 VHF 5
151.7600 VHF 6
151.8200 VHF 7 LOW POWER (1 WATT)
151.8800 VHF 8 LOW POWER (1 WATT)
151.9400 VHF 9 LOW POWER (1 WATT)
151.5125 VHF 10
151.6550 VHF 11
151.6850 VHF 12
151.7150 VHF 13
151.7450 VHF 14
151.7750 VHF 15
151.8650 VHF 16
151.8950 VHF 17
151.9250 VHF 18
152.7000 VHF 19
154.4900 VHF 20
154.5150 VHF 21
154.5275 VHF 22
154.5400 VHF 23
154.6550 VHF 24
158.4000 VHF 25 ITINERANT
158.4075 VHF 26
   
Frequency Description
464.5000 UHF 1 BROWN STAR
464.5500 UHF 2 YELLOW STAR (Default Ch 1)
467.7625 UHF 3 J DOT
467.8125 UHF 4 K DOT
467.8500 UHF 5 SILVER STAR (Default Ch 3)
467.8750 UHF 6 GOLD STAR (Default Ch 4)
467.9000 UHF 7 RED STAR
467.9250 UHF 8 BLUE STAR (Default Ch 2)
461.0375 UHF 9
461.0625 UHF 10
461.0875 UHF 11
461.1125 UHF 12
461.1375 UHF 13
461.1625 UHF 14
461.1875 UHF 15
461.2125 UHF 16
461.2375 UHF 17
461.2625 UHF 18
461.2875 UHF 19
461.3125 UHF 20
461.3375 UHF 21
461.3625 UHF 22
462.7625 UHF 23
462.7875 UHF 24
462.8125 UHF 25
462.8375 UHF 26
462.8625 UHF 27
462.8875 UHF 28
462.9125 UHF 29
464.4875 UHF 30
464.5125 UHF 31
464.5375 UHF 32
464.5625 UHF 33
466.0375 UHF 34
466.0625 UHF 35
466.0875 UHF 36
466.1125 UHF 37
466.1375 UHF 38
466.1625 UHF 39
466.1875 UHF 40
466.2125 UHF 41
466.2375 UHF 42
466.2625 UHF 43
466.2875 UHF 44
466.3125 UHF 45
466.3375 UHF 46
466.3625 UHF 47
467.7875 UHF 48
467.8375 UHF 49
467.8625 UHF 50
467.8875 UHF 51
467.9125 UHF 52
469.4875 UHF 53
469.5125 UHF 54
469.5375 UHF 55
469.5625 UHF 56