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UK Radio Control Frequencies

There are guidelines that must be followed when operating radio control equipment. One such guideline is the permitted radio control frequency. This page should help you make the decision as to which frequncy you should be operating on depending on which type of model you are controlling.
35 Mhz Frequency
35 Mhz (Airborne)
Channel Frequency
61 35.010
62 35.020
63 35.030
64 35.040
65 35.050
66 35.060
67 35.070
68 35.080
69 35.090
70 35.100
71 35.110
72 35.120
73 35.130
74 35.140
75 35.150
76 35.160
77 35.170
78 35.180
79 35.190
80 35.200

35 MHz - For Airborne Use Only - UK
Operating radio control equipment on the 35MHz band within the UK is legal. No licence is required but please note, the 35MHz band is for airborne use ONLY.

Operating land or water based models on this frequency is ILLEGAL. 

Frequency Flag: Orange Flag with Channel Number in Black (attached to antenna)

27 Mhz Frequency
Channel
Frequency
Colours
   
1 26.965 N/A    
2 26.975 Grey/Brown    
3 26.985 N/A    
4 26.995 Brown    
5 27.005 N/A    
6 27.015 N/A    
7 27.025 Red/Brown    
8 27.035 N/A    
9 27.045 Red    
10 27.055 N/A    
11 27.065 N/A    
12 27.075 Red/Orange    
13 27.085 N/A    
14 27.095 Orange    
15 27.105 N/A    
16 27.115 N/A    
17 27.125 Orange/Yellow    
18 27.135 N/A    
19 27.145 Yellow    
20 27.155 N/A    
21 27.165 N/A    
22 27.175 Yellow/Green    
23 27.185 N/A    
24 27.195 Green    
25 27.205 N/A    
26 27.215 N/A    
27 27.225 Green/Blue    
28 27.235 N/A    
29 27.245 N/A    
30 27.255 Blue    
31 27.265 N/A    
32 27.275 N/A

The 27 MHz Band was one of the first two radio control band approved in the U.K. It is shared with several other users, including C.B. Radio. 
Because of possible interference from other users, caution should be taken when operating aircraft or other models where interruption of control of the model is likely to be a safety hazard. 
For General Use simply means that the frequency can be used on any radio control model be it a boat, aircraft car or buggy etc.

Frequency Flag should be attached to the transmitter antenna either coloured as listed or a white flag with channel number in black.

40 Mhz Frequency
UK Channel Number

Transmitter Frequency
(Mhz)

European Channel Number
665
40.665
50
675
40.675
51
685
40.685
52
695
40.695
53
705
40.705
715
40.715
54
725
40.725
55
735
40.735
56
745
40.745
 
755
40.755
 
765
40.765
57
775
40.775
58
785
40.785
59
795
40.795
 
805
40.805
 
815
40.815
81
825
40.825
82
835
40.835
83
845
40.845
 
855
40.855
 
865
40.865
84
875
40.875
85
885
40.885
86
895
40.895
 
905
40.905
 
915
40.915
87
925
40.925
88
935
40.935
89
945
40.945
 
955
40.955
 
965
40.965
 
975
40.975
 
985
40.985
 
995
40.995

40MHz Band - for use with surface models (not aircraft) in U.K.

 

Frequency band approved in U.K. - 40.660 to 41.000MHz

Used predominantly for RC cars, boats tanks and trains etc.

Aircraft must NOT be flown on the 40MHz band under any circumstances.

Frequency flag - Green flag with black or white numbers.

2.4Ghz
It seems, fast becoming the radio frequency of choice. For obvious reasons in that there are no crystals involved and being far less susceptible to interference, more reliable than the other frequencies. For use in all models, airborne, land or water based.

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