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very high frequency

Definition/Scope: Very High Frequency (VHF) frequencies falls directly beneath the Ultra high frequency, UHF making it the fifth highest. It is generally used by FM radio, television, land based stations and air traffic control stations to name a few. VHF is usually restricted to a local areas due to environmental conditions such as land features it is less affected by by buildings.



Used For:

radio frequency

Acronym:

VHF
VHF (secure)

Broader Terms:

Battlefield Airborne Communications Node
E-2 Hawkeye
E-8C JSTARS
EA-6B Prowler
EC-130E Senior Scout
EC-130H Compass Call
EC-130J Commando Solo
EP-3C Aries SIGINT Aircraft
frequency
Protected Military Satellite Communication
RC-12 series Guardrail Common Sensor
RC-7 Airborne Reconnaissance Low
U-2 aircraft

Narrower Terms:

VHF radio equipment

Related Terms:

Advanced Extremely High Frequency System
Advanced Narrowband System
Advanced Wideband System
communication
Extremely High Frequency
frequency hopping
Global Broadcast System
Ka-band
MILSATCOM
Narrowband Military Satellite Communication
RC-7 Airborne Reconnaissance Low
super high frequency
Ultra–High Frequency Follow–on
ultrahigh frequency
Very Low Frequency
X-band


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