from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- abbr. very high frequency
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- Initialism of Very High Frequency.
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- n. a group of illnesses caused by a viral infection (usually restricted to a specific geographic area); fever and gastrointestinal symptoms are followed by capillary hemorrhage
- n. 30 to 300 megahertz
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They also "had a sideline in playing acoustic music for themselves," remembers Bill Kellum, who released Pelt and Rose on his label VHF Records: "Being from Virginia, it's pretty much ingrained in the culture."
Because of the digital channel switch from 41 to 10, digital over-the-air viewers need to have what's called a VHF/UHF antenna to receive WIS programming over the air.
Most current antennas used to receive WZZM are "VHF".
There are those who think I carry crazy stuff like my VHF Hand Held and SPOT, but after 20 years assisting Local, State and Federal Law Enforcement and Search & Rescue, you never know what, when and where!
I love my "SPOT" but I do have a 50 watt VHF capable of hitting every frequency from 138.00 MHz to 175.00 MHz and there is a lot of Private and Government repeaters I can hit!
I just flew with a guy who overheard this conversation on the VHF Guard (emergency) frequency 121.5 MHz while flying from Europe to Dubai.
I actually carry 2 cellphones and a 5 watt VHF Amateur Transceiver, set to various frequencies for contacts through repeaters or simplex communications.
For example, ones in the low VHF band don't reach very far and often require users to have big antennas.
Rod holders, a cooler, batteries, VHF radio, a GPS/sonar rig, and more -- all for what might be called the ultimate “personal” fishing machine seen here.
Not only I carry a GPS and SPOT, I also carry a field programmable dual band VHF and UHF transceiver capable of not only transmitting and receiving on Amateur Radio Frequencies, but as well on Government frequencies including Law Enforcement and Air Evac.