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guard band

noun, Radio.
1.
an unassigned range of radio frequencies either just above or just below the band of frequencies required for the signal transmitted by a broadcasting station. It helps to prevent interference in receivers between signals from different stations.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60
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guard band

noun
1.
a space left vacant between two radio frequency bands, or between two tracks on a magnetic tape recording, to avoid mutual interference
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