scatter band

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scatter band

[′skad·ər ‚band]
(communications)
In pulse interrogation systems, the total bandwidth occupied by the frequency spread by numerous interrogations operating on the same nominal radio frequency.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Rather than drop the half-time marching tradition, a growing number of schools are giving in to the "scramble band" trend, the Christian Science Monitor reports.
The New York Times ran three stories, including a "Sunday Styles" article on "scramble bands," like the one at Columbia, that are as off-key as much as they are off-color.