245 MHz VHF CB

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Thailand only VHF CB license free two way radio service.

Also known as "245 VHF" "245 CB" "CB 245" or other similar names. 245 MHz VHF band, FM voice. Favorable propagation characteristics, comparable to the 1.25 meter ham radio band at 220 MHz / 222 MHz - 225 MHz. Radios must have red cases per Thai law.

80 channels, straight channel numbering sequence. 245-245.9875 MHz, 245.0000 MHz to 245.9875 MHz. CTCSS, DCS and other selective calling or squelch systems are legal and heavily used. Narrow band FM mode, 12.5 kHz channel steps. 10 watt RF output power limit, no limit on antenna gain. High gain mobile antennas are very popular, similar to the 477 MHz UHF CB services in Australia, New Zealand, etc.

Heavily used by taxi companies, ride share drivers, delivery services, hobbyists, security companies, bars, restaurants, general business users, trucking companies, etc. Mobile radios and handheld radios are very popular. Estimates of users above one million, especially in larger urban areas. According to reports, 27 MHz HF CB and 78 MHz VHF CB are niche services and 245 MHz VHF CB is by far the most commonly used personal radio service in Thailand and neighboring areas.

Thailand apparently has 26-27 MHz CB - popular with fishing fleets, freebanders, ham operators and DXers, a mid-band VHF 78 MHz band service from 78.0000 MHz to 78.9875 MHz (12.5 kHz steps, 10 watt power limit and radios must be yellow) as well.

The 245 MHz - 246 MHz band is also allowed in Bangladesh, with the same band plan, power limits and other technical specifications.

245 MHz VHF CB Thai Frequencies

Channel Frequency
Channel 1 245.0000 MHz
Channel 2 245.0125 MHz
Channel 3 245.0250 MHz
Channel 4 245.0375 MHz
Channel 5 245.0500 MHz
Channel 6 245.0625 MHz
Channel 7 245.0750 MHz
Channel 8 245.0875 MHz
Channel 9 245.1000 MHz
Channel 10 245.1125 MHz
Channel 11 245.1250 MHz
Channel 12 245.1375 MHz
Channel 13 245.1500 MHz
Channel 14 245.1625 MHz
Channel 15 245.1750 MHz
Channel 16 245.1875 MHz
Channel 17 245.2000 MHz
Channel 18 245.2125 MHz
Channel 19 245.2250 MHz
Channel 20 245.2375 MHz
Channel 21 245.2500 MHz
Channel 22 245.2625 MHz
Channel 23 245.2750 MHz
Channel 24 245.2875 MHz
Channel 25 245.3000 MHz
Channel 26 245.3125 MHz
Channel 27 245.3250 MHz
Channel 28 245.3375 MHz
Channel 29 245.3500 MHz
Channel 30 245.3625 MHz
Channel 31 245.3750 MHz
Channel 32 245.3875 MHz
Channel 33 245.4000 MHz
Channel 34 245.4125 MHz
Channel 35 245.4250 MHz
Channel 36 245.4375 MHz
Channel 37 245.4500 MHz
Channel 38 245.4625 MHz
Channel 39 245.4750 MHz
Channel 40 245.4875 MHz
Channel 41 245.5000 MHz
Channel 42 245.5125 MHz
Channel 43 245.5250 MHz
Channel 44 245.5375 MHz
Channel 45 245.5500 MHz
Channel 46 245.5625 MHz
Channel 47 245.5750 MHz
Channel 48 245.5875 MHz
Channel 49 245.6000 MHz
Channel 50 245.6125 MHz
Channel 51 245.6250 MHz
Channel 52 245.6375 MHz
Channel 53 245.6500 MHz
Channel 54 245.6625 MHz
Channel 55 245.6750 MHz
Channel 56 245.6875 MHz
Channel 57 245.7000 MHz
Channel 58 245.7125 MHz
Channel 59 245.7250 MHz
Channel 60 245.7375 MHz
Channel 61 245.7500 MHz
Channel 62 245.7625 MHz
Channel 63 245.7750 MHz
Channel 64 245.7875 MHz
Channel 65 245.8000 MHz
Channel 66 245.8125 MHz
Channel 67 245.8250 MHz
Channel 68 245.8375 MHz
Channel 69 245.8500 MHz
Channel 70 245.8625 MHz
Channel 71 245.8750 MHz
Channel 72 245.8875 MHz
Channel 73 245.9000 MHz
Channel 74 245.9125 MHz
Channel 75 245.9250 MHz
Channel 76 245.9375 MHz
Channel 77 245.9500 MHz
Channel 78 245.9625 MHz
Channel 79 245.9750 MHz
Channel 80 245.9875 MHz
Motorola 245 MHz VHF handheld portable 5 watt walkie talkie 80 channel military radio 245.0000 MHz 245.9875 MHz 245-246 MHz - GettyImages


245 MHz CB is apparently extremely popular in Thailand.


TACTECH TAC-151 TAC151 5 watt 245 MHz handheld transceiver portable radio walkie talkie 245MHz VHF CB 80 channel 5 watt DTMF selective calling CTCSS PL DCS DPL ANI automatic number identification professional grade portable radio for the 245 MHz VHF CB band. Currently in CH DISPLAY mode for 245 MHz CB channel 40 - 245.4875 MHz


ICOM IC-2100FX IC-2100 245 MHz VHF FM mobile radio. The IC-2100 radio offers frequency or channel display - this shows channel display mode, channel 24, 245.2875 MHz.


SPENDER TM-581DV 10 watt VHF 245 MHz mobile transceiver 80 channel 245.0000 MHz - 245.9875 MHz - note the frequency display, similar to the ICOM IC-2100FX, Alinco DR-245, TYT TH-9000D and numerous other radios


Tait T2000II T-2000 245 MHz 80 channel mobile transceiver, set to 245 MHz CB channel 70 - 245.8625 MHz - note the sole LED channel display


Alinco DR-245 PL DR-245DPL VHF FM Mobile Transceiver Alinco 245 MHz CB radio 80 channel transceiver, switchable channel or frequency display, currently set to 245 MHz VHF CB channel 41 - 245.5000 MHz



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