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Very High Frequency


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38.0 - 38.25 MHz
  • Radio astronomy [2.106 footnote US81]

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    40.66 - 40.70 MHz
  • Intentional radiators, 1000 volts/meter at 3 meters max. [15.229]
  • Alarm systems, door openers, remote switches, etc. [15.231]
  • Wildlife and ocean buoy tracking and telemetry [90.248]
  • Industrial, Scientific and Medical [Part 18]

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    43.71 - 44.49 MHz
  • Cordless Telephone Base Transmitter [15.233]

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    46.60 - 46.98 MHz
  • Cordless Telephone Base Transmitter [15.233]

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    48.75 - 49.51 MHz
  • Cordless Telephone Handset Transmitter [15.233]

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    49.66 - 50.0 MHz
  • Cordless Telephone Handset Transmitter [15.233]
  • 49.82 - 49.90 MHz, Intentional radiators, 10,000 microvolts/meter at 3 meters max. [15.235]
  • 50 - 54 MHz
  • Amateur (6 meter band) [Part 97]
  • 54 - 60 MHz
  • television channel 2
  • 60 - 66 MHz
  • television channel 3
  • 66 - 72 MHz
  • television channel 4
  • 72 - 73 MHz
  • Private land mobile fixed operation [90.257(a)]
  • Special Industrial, Manufacturers, Forest Prducts, Railroad and Fire Radio Services, mobile operation, 1 watt max. [90.257(b)]
  • Public land mobile control and repeater stations [22.591]
  • Radio control: model aircraft [95.207(a)(2)]
  • Aviation Services - Operational Fixed Stations [87.449]
  • Auditory assistance devices, 80 millivolts meter max. [15.237]
  • 73 - 74.6 MHz
  • Radio astronomy
  • 74.6 - 74.8 MHz
  • Auditory assistance devices, 80 millivolts meter max. [15.237]
  • 74.8 - 75.2 MHz
  • Aeronautical radionavigation
  • 75.0 MHz - Marker beacon [87.475(b)(3)]
  • 75.2 - 75.4 MHz
  • Auditory assistance devices, 80 millivolts meter max. [15.237]
  • 75.4 - 76 MHz
  • Private land mobile fixed operation [90.257(a)]
  • Special Industrial, Manufacturers, Forest Prducts, Railroad and Fire Radio Services, mobile operation, 1 watt max. [90.257(b)]
  • Public land mobile control and repeater stations [22.591]
  • Radio control: model surface craft [95.207(a)(3)]
  • Aviation Services - Operational Fixed Stations [87.449]
  • Auditory assistance devices, 80 millivolts meter max. [15.237]
  • 76 - 82 MHz
  • television channel 5
  • 82 - 88 MHz
  • television channel 6
  • 88 - 108 MHz
  • FM radio broadcasting
  • 108 - 137 MHz
  • Aviation [Part 87]
  • 136-137 MHz: Space operations (space-to-Earth), meteorological-satellite service (space-to-Earth), and the space research service (space-to-Earth). Stations licensed prior to January 2, 1990 may continue to use this band on a secondary basis to aeronautical mobile service.
  • 137 - 138 MHz
  • Space operation (space-to-Earth)
  • NOAA Meterological satellite (space-to-Earth)
  • Space research (space-to-Earth)
  • Mobile-satellite (space-to-Earth) 137.025-137.175 MHz, 137.333-137.4125 MHz, 137.475-137.525 MHz, 137.595-137.645 MHz, 137.753- 137.787 MHz and 137.825-138 MHz [Part 25 Subpart C and 2.106 Footnotes 599A, 599B, US 318, US 319, US 320]
  • 138 - 144 MHz
  • Military [2.106 footnote G30]

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