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Expand FM Band

I just bought a C.CRANE CC Pocket radio.  While reading the setup instructions I found a section on expanding the FM band.  I wasn’t really sure what that meant so I looked it up.  Apparently, different parts of the world use different ranges in the FM band.

FM, or frequency modulated radio waves, can be generated at any frequency.  However, the 30 to 300 megahertz (MHz), or  very high frequency (VHF) range, is most commonly used.  The Americas, which is ITU region 2, broadcasts in the 88 to 108 MHz range.  Expanding the frequency of the C.CRANE Pocket radio will be useful should I travel abroad.