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radio spectrum

[′rād·ē·ō ′spek·trəm]
(communications)
The entire range of frequencies in which useful radio waves can be produced, extending from the audio range to about 300,000 megahertz. Also known as radio-frequency spectrum.
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radio spectrum

The part of the electromagnetic spectrum used to transmit voice, video and data. It uses frequencies from 3 kHz to 300 GHz. See spectrum.
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Governments provide radio spectrum for commercial uses in two basic steps.
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