70-centimeter band frequencies

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70-centimeter band frequencies.

This is my interpretation of the 70-centimeter band frequencies. I thought this would be of interest to readers. Other than the military, amateur radio operators are the only users of the radio spectrum that are permitted to change frequency. This means that as licensed amateur radio operators, we do not have to restrict ourselves to stipulated channels. Having said that, the 70-centimeter band covers a wide range of frequencies and many applications for amateur radio in the band involve automated equipment such as repeaters, satellites, and beacons. For these reasons it has become general practice to specify frequencies as if they were channels.

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