2017 Bonus Frequencies

Some extra frequencies to try out:

IMS Primary 469.900
IndyCar Officials 468.8250 / 464.1750
TV Broadcast 454.4000 / 450.8875
Radio Broadcast 454.0000
PA 455.1375 / 450.1375
Track Fire/Rescue 451.6875
NWS Weather 162.550
Goodyear Blimp 151.625
Air Traffic 118.675
Military Flyover 317.800
Life Line 155.160
MEC TA1 Analog/P25 Talkaround 811.350

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Channel Name Frequency
0 NOAA 162.55
1 PAGENAU 463.8875
2 NEWGARD 464.925
3 CASTRON 466.825
4 DALY 461.8375
5 HINCHCL 469.4375
7 ALESHIN 464.4625
8 CHILTON 461.1875
9 DIXON 456.65
10 KANAAN 467.0375
11 PIGOT 464.25
12 POWER 466.2125
14 MUNOZ 467.075
15 RAHAL 466.9125
16 SERVIA 468.2625
17 SAAVEDR 461.9375
18 BOURDAI 463.6
19 JONES 467.2
20 CARPENT 469.1125
21 HILDEBR 469.925
22 MONTOYA 459.525
24 KARAM 461.0125
26 SATO 467.4
27 ANDRETT 469.1375
28 H-REAY 469.3
29 ALONSO 462.4
40 VEACH 456.375
44 LAZIER 465.6125
50 HARVEY 461.075
63 MANN 466.7375
77 HOWARD 462.7875
83 KIMBALL 458
88 CHAVES 463.2875
98 ROSSI 468.4875
100 CALL 146.52
101 W9IRA 146.7
102 W9IRA 147.12
103 W9IRA 146.625
104 WA9RDF 146.835
105 K9DC 147.315
106 W9RCA 146.88
107 8559 147.65
108 W9FBZ 147.21
109 W9ICE 146.97
110 CALL 446
111 W9IRA 443.85
112 K9IP 443.425
113 NF9K 441.025
114 KA9GIX 444.875
115 W9ICE 442.65
116 TV1 450.6375
117 TV2 450.675
118 TV3 450.8375
119 TV4 450.3875
120 TV5 455.3125
121 TV6 450.75
122 OFFICIA 464.175
123 OFFICIA 468.825
124 PA 450.1375
125 PA 455.1375
126 RCECTRL 468.825
127 BROADCA 454
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2017 IndyCar Indy 500 Official Frequencies for CHIRP, Baofeng Radios

If you’ve wanted to listen in to team radio and track announcements- now you can do it yourself for about the same price as rental! Plus you’ll be able to do it every year afterwards at no extra cost.

>>> Download Chirp CSV Frequencies export file <<<

>>> View Frequencies List <<<

>>> Bonus Frequencies to Try <<<

2015_StartV1_1600x800Cars are input on channels that correspond with their number. So if you see a car pulling into the pits, or watching the lead change- perhaps a crash just happened- you should be able to type in the car number into your radio to skip directly to that frequency.  All car and track frequencies are set with “Duplex off” to avoid accidentally transmitting on these frequencies.

I use CHIRP to program my Baofeng radio, and then export it to a CSV file that anyone else can use to import, or use as reference for a different programming method. You are free to use it and share with your family and friends. All driver frequencies are taken from the official spotters guide. Additionally, I have added in frequencies that in the past have included the PA system, race officials, broadcast radio feed, and TV feeds. Some of these might not work- but they are there to experiment with. (Channels 116-127)

I’ve added the NOAA weather frequency on channel 000 for this year.

Finally- my export includes local Indianapolis repeaters and national calling frequencies for HAM operators. You must hold a Armature Radio License in order to transmit on these frequencies- but you can always listen! (Channels 100-115) (Learn more about obtaining your HAM license here)

GEAR—

Don’t have the gear to listen this year? It’s not too late. Amazon has everything you need- and if you’re in Indy- you can get free SAME DAY delivery if you’re a Prime member.

Radio:

Baofeng UV-82 (the radio I use)
Baofeng UV-5R Dual Band ($24.90! With Same Day Prime!!)
Baofeng Black UV-5R V2+ Plus (Same day Prime eligible)

Adapter to make Headphones work

YCS Basics Headphones + Mic / Stereo Headset Adapter Cable for Office/Home Phones

Headphones

Howard Leight 1030110 Sync Noise-Blocking Stereo Earmuff (Same day Prime eligible)
Howard Leight by Honeywell 1010390 Hi-Vis Radio and MP3 Ear Muff (built in radio)
3M TEKK WorkTunes Hearing Protector, MP3 Compatible with AM/FM Tuner

Earbuds – use your own, and then add some standard headphone ear protection (saftey, and better ability to hear radio transmissions)

3M Peltor H10A Optime 105 Earmuff (hearing protection only- use your own earbuds)

PROGRAMMING—

Download Chirp here: http://chirp.danplanet.com/projects/chirp/wiki/Download
Learn how to install Chirp and necessary drivers here: http://www.miklor.com/COM/UV_CHIRP.php

The Miklor site is the best out there for Baofeng info! http://www.miklor.com/

(Other Chirp compatible radios)
If you already own or want to buy something other than the Baofengs listed above- the Chirp software should be able to program any of the following radios.

AnyTone

  • AT-5888UV
    Also includes the Intek HR-2040
    Also includes the Polmar DB-50M
    Also includes the Powerwerx DB-750

Alinco

  • DR-03T
  • DR-06T
  • DR135T
  • DR235T
  • DR435T
  • DJ596T
  • DJ175T

Baofeng/Pofung

  • F-11
  • UV-3R
  • UV-5R and variants
  • UV-6
  • UV-82/82L/82X
    Also includes the GT-5
  • UV-82C
  • UV-82HP/82DX/82HX
  • UV-B5/B6
    Also includes the BF-V85
  • BF-666S/777S/888S
    Also includes the GT-1
  • BF-F8HP
    Also includes the BF-A58
    Also includes the BF-F9V2+
    Also includes the GT-3TP
    Also includes the UV-5RTP
    Also includes the UV-5R7W

Baojie

  • BJ-UV55
  • BJ-9900

BTECH

  • UV-2501
  • UV-2501+220
  • UV-5001

Feidaxin

  • FD-150A
  • FD-160A
  • FD-268A
  • FD-268B
  • FD-288A
  • FD-288B
  • FD-450A
  • FD-460A

Icom

  • IC-80AD
  • IC-2820H
  • ID-800H
  • ID-880H
  • IC-208H
  • IC-2200H
  • IC-91/92AD
  • IC-V/U82
  • ID-RPx000V/RP2x
  • IC-2100H
  • IC-2720H
  • IC-T70
  • IC-T7H
  • IC-T8A
  • IC-Q7A
  • IC-W32A
  • IC-746
  • IC-7200
  • IC-7000
  • ID-31A
  • ID-51A

Intek

  • KT-980HP

Jetstream

  • JT220M
  • JT270M
  • JT2705M (use QYT KT-UV980)
Juentai

  • JT-6188 Mini (use QYT KT8900)

Kenwood

  • TH-D7A/G
  • TH-D72
  • TH-F6A
  • TH-F7E
  • TH-G71A
  • TH-K2
  • TK-260/270/272/278
  • TK-260G/270G/272G/278G
  • TK-360/370/372/378
  • TK-760/762/768
  • TK-760G/762G/768G
  • TK-860/862/868
  • TK-860G/862G/868G
  • TK-7102/8102/7108/8108
  • TM-271A
  • TM-281A
  • TM-D700
  • TM-D710
  • TM-G707
  • TM-V7A
  • TM-V71A

KYD

  • NC-630A

Leixen

  • VV-898

Puxing

  • PX-2R (UHF)
  • PX-777

QYT

  • KT-UV980
  • KT8900 (same as KT-8900)

Retevis

  • H-777 (use Baofeng BF-888)
  • RT-B6 (use Baofeng UV-B5)

Sainsonic

  • GT-890 (use QYT KT8900)

TYT

  • TH-UV3R
  • TH-UVF1
  • TH-9000
  • TH-9800

Yaesu

  • FT-1D
  • FT-50R
  • FT-60R
  • FT-90R
  • FT-817/ND
  • FT-857/D
  • FT-897
  • FT-1802M
  • FT-2800M
  • FT-1900R/2900M
  • FT-7800R/7900R
  • FT-8800R
  • FT-8900R
  • FTM-350R
  • VX-170
  • VX-2R
  • VX-3R
  • VX-5R
  • VX-6R
  • VX-7R
  • VX-8R

WACCOM

  • MINI-8900

Wouxun

  • KG-UVD1P/UV2D/UV3D
  • KG-UV6D/UV6X
  • KG-UV8D
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