Individual Call or Group Call Channels
When placing an individual or group call, you should select from designated DSC channels. The radio transmits this request with your call.
USA: channels 6, 8, 9, 10, 13, 17, 67, 68, 69, 71, 72, 73, and 77.
Canada and International: all USA channels, plus channel 15
DSC channels are limited to channels that are available in all frequency bands. You can select CUSTOM to select a channel that is not listed. If you select a custom channel, the station you are calling may not be able to comply with the specified channel. You should select a channel that is appropriate for communication.