|1.||the range of frequencies within a given waveband used for a particular transmission|
|2.||the range of frequencies over which a receiver or amplifier should not differ by more than a specified amount|
|3.||the range of frequencies used in a specific telecommunications signal|
|bandwidth (bānd'wĭdth', -wĭth') Pronunciation Key
The amount of data that can be carried by a digital communication medium, often expressed in hertz.
Note: Within the radio and microwave portions of the electromagnetic spectrum limited bandwidth is available, and in the United States the use of the spectrum is regulated and allocated by the FCC. (See VHF and UHF.)