The propagation aspects of broadcasting at VHF and UHF

The propagation aspects of broadcasting at VHF and UHF

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Broadcasting is defined in the ITU Radio Regulations as 'a radiocommunication service in which the transmissions are intended for direct reception by the general public'. European broadcasting at VHF and UHF takes place in the frequency ranges shown in Figure 13.1. In the UK, 88-108 MHz is used for FM radio, 218-230 MHz is used for digital radio and 470-860 MHz is used for analogue and digital television.

Inspec keywords: radio broadcasting; digital radio; UHF radio propagation; radio reception; VHF radio propagation

Other keywords: FM radio; radio reception; UHF radio propagation; digital television; European broadcasting; frequency 218 MHz to 230 MHz; frequency 88 MHz to 108 MHz; radiocommunication service; frequency 470 MHz to 860 MHz; VHF radio propagation; ITU radio regulation; analogue television; digital radio

Subjects: Radiowave propagation; Radio links and equipment; Radio and television broadcasting

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