VHF weather part 2

I have friends that are HAM operators and one quickly set me straight on how marine weather broadcasts are designated: frequency

Yep 100% correct.  The frequences are the official designation.  Referernce to channels is how the radios are configured.

Some details here from NOAA –

http://www.nws.noaa.gov/os/marine/wxradio.htm

A snip –

Channel numbers, e.g. (WX1, WX2) etc. have no special significance but are often designated this way in consumer equipment. Other channel numbering schemes are also prevalent.

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