UHF Band Extended for Public Safety Radio

Issue 8 and Volume 106.

UHF Band Extended for Public Safety Radio New mobile two-way radio communications equipment for use in the UHF (ultra high frequency) band, which opens up uncrowded radio channels and may make possible a major extension of mobile radio service for public safety, and other users, was announced in July by the RCA Victor Division. The new equipment provides for the use of as many as 80 new channels of communication in the 450-470 megacycle portion of the spectrum by such radio segments as fire and police departments, taxicab operators, industrial users, and domestic public services.

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