What is VHF and UHF?

UHF or VHF: Which Is Right For You?
September 18, 2019 – 12:20 am
Moxon; Ground Plane

UHF or VHF?Clients being not used to business radios are confronted a few confusing options, certainly one of which is the sort of frequency to choose: UHF or VHF. These abbreviations make no sense to most people and without some research it is easy to choose a radio that is not right for your situation.

The quick response is: choose VHF in the event that you want to just utilize the radios outside and in a place which fairly free of obstructions, such as for instance structures. In the event that you anticipate with the radio indoors, both inside and away, or in the open air but around structures, choose UHF. UHF could be the better all-around signal and is the most popular, so if you are in doubt, select UHF.

UHF signals do not travel very since far outside as VHF signals, but they do a better job of penetrating timber, metal, and cement, providing you with better range and performance in urban surroundings and around structures. VHF indicators travel farther, missing obstructions, and usually "hug" the earth better, supplying better overall performance outside or in hilly landscapes.

Associated Sources
Buyer's Guide - VHF Business Radios
Buyer's Guide - UHF Business Radios
Two Way Broadcast Basics
MURS: Unlicensed VHF
Radio Compatibility: Which Models Will Be Able To Work Collectively
The Two Means Radio Show TWRS-02 - An Introduction to Business Radios

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