Australian Radio Frequency Allocations

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Radio Frequency Information

The Radio Frequency Spectrum

BandFrequency LimitsTypical Allocation or Use
VLFVery Low Frequency3 kHz - 30 kHzOmega Navigation
LFLow Frequency30 kHz - 300 kHzRadio Navigation Beacon
MFMedium Frequency300 kHz - 3 MHzBroadcast AM
HFHigh Frequency3 MHz - 30 MHzHF Marine, HF CB Radio, Cordless Phones, Shortwave Radio
VHFVery High Frequency30 MHz - 300 MHzBroadcast FM and TV, VHF Marine, Pagers
UHFUltra High Frequency300 MHz - 3 GHzBroadcast TV, UHF CB Radio, Mobile Phones, Microwave Oven
SHFSuper High Frequency3 GHz - 30 GHz
EHFExtremely High Frequency30 GHz - 300 GHz

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