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IV.C.1. (XIII.D.1.)

Compare vibrational frequencies in CCCBDB for CH2OH (Hydroxymethyl radical)

ROHF/6-311G**

Frequency in cm-1
  Calculated   Experimental
Mode Number Symmetry Frequency diff Symmetry Frequency Comment
1 A 3823 173 A 3650  
2 A 3081        
3 A 2953        
4 A 1469 10 A 1459  
5 A 1344 10 A 1334  
6 A 1164 -12 A 1176  
7 A 1053 5 A 1048  
8 A 822 340 A 482  
9 A 379 145 A 234  
The calculated vibrational frequencies were scaled by 0.9126

See section XIII.C.3 List or set vibrational scaling factors to change the scale factors used here.
See section III.B.3.c Calculate a vibrational scaling factor for a set of molecules to determine the least squares best scaling factor.
See section III.B.3.b List of vibrational scaling factors and their uncertainties for information on where the above scaling factor is from.