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 Post subject: history of VHF BandIII
Posted: Sun Apr 02, 2006 3:28 am 

Joined: Sun Apr 02, 2006 3:21 am
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I have very basic and simple question.

I:ve frequently seen the description "VHF band III".

But I don't know of the origin of the description Why "III"? For what VHF band is classified to "III"...

If there is someone who know of this, please let me know.


 Post subject: History of VHF Band III
Posted: Mon Apr 03, 2006 10:34 am 
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Location: London UK
As far as I recall, some time in the 1960s some dudes, probably at ITU-R divided the VHF and UHF TV Bands into sections, I thru V

Band I was 30 thru 87 MHz
Band II was 88 thru 108 MHz
Band III was 190 ish thru 230 or thereabouts
Band IV was 490 thru something
Band V was all the rest up to 800 MHz or so.

I would like to be more precise but as I was apprenticed to Michael Faraday, my memory is failing.


Posted  11/12/2012