It's a german thing.

FreeNet is only permitted in Germany. For the use of the six VHF-frequencies no registration is required and no fees apply. 

The maximum, permitted tx-power is 1 W and the bandwidth has to be 12.5 kHz. Some restrictions in certain areas apply.


1:149.0250 MHz
2: 149.0375 MHz
3: 149.0500 MHz
4: 149.0875 MHz
5: 149.1000 MHz
6: 149.1125 MHz