CB Channels & Frequencies

Channels There are 40 CB channels. Each CB channel is 10 kHz. The channel number and its frequency are:
CB Frequencies
Channel Frequency Comments
1 26.975 Anyone can use
2 26.985 Anyone can use
3 26.995 Anyone can use
4 27.005 Anyone can use, Four wheeling channel
5 27.015 Anyone can use
6 27.025 Anyone can use, the channel is great for skip shooting and is Nicknamed The Super Bowl
7 27.035 Anyone can use
8 27.055 Anyone can use
9 27.065* Emergency communications
10 27.075 Anyone can use, Regional trucker channel
11 27.085 Anyone can use, Nicknamed The Mini bowl because you will hear a lot of Hawaiians on this channel.
12 27.105 Anyone can use
13 27.115 Anyone can use, Marine and RV
14 27.125 Anyone can use, Walkie talkies
15 27.135 Anyone can use
16 27.155 Anyone can use
17 27.165 Anyone can use, North/south trucker traffic
18 27.175 Anyone can use
19 27.185 Anyone can use, Trucker channel
20 27.205 Anyone can use
21 27.215 Anyone can use
22 27.225 Anyone can use
23 27.255 Anyone can use
24 27.235 Anyone can use
25 27.245 Anyone can use
26 27.265 Anyone can use, another great skip shooting channel and has the nickname of the Rose bowl
27 27.275 Anyone can use
28 27.285 Anyone can use, used in Skip Shooting
29 27.295 Anyone can use
30 27.305 Anyone can use
31 27.315 Anyone can use
32 27.325 Anyone can use
33 27.335 Anyone can use
34 27.345 Anyone can use
35 27.355 Anyone can use
36 27.365 Anyone can use
37 27.375 Anyone can use, Side band
38 27.385 Anyone can use, Side band
39 27.395 Anyone can use, Sideband
40 27.405 Anyone can use, Side band

Some channels to talk Long distance (skip shooting) are channel 6, 11, 26, and 28 on the am side. If you're looking to talk sideband some great channels to talk on is channels 37 through 40.

Channel 6 - This channel is for the big boys! If you're talking long distance on this channel then you're doing really really well. This channel has a nickname of the Super Bowl because it's where all the big boys go to compete and get their name called.

Channel 11 - If you're looking to talk to Hawaii. This is a great channel to start that long distance communication. It has the nickname of the mini bowl because there's a lot of Hawaiians with grass shirts talking on it. lol jk

Channel 26 - if you're not able to get your name called on channel 6 or 11 then this is a great choice for the next step down. this channel has a nickname of the Rose Bowl.

Channel 28 - this may be one of the easiest channels to get your name called if you have good conditions. I do not know of a nickname for this channel

*Channel 9 is reserved for emergency communications or for traveler assistance. The Citizens Band Radio Service (CBRS) is a private, two-way, short-distance voice communications service for personal or business activities of the general public. It also may be used for voice paging. It is authorized 40 channels between 26.965 MHz and 27.405 MHz.
Similar service includes the General Mobile Radio Service (GMRS).
The CB Service provides a service for short-distance communications by individuals and businesses. Over the years, changes occurred to the service such as adding additional channels; however, the purpose of the service has remained the same.