Wireless microphones are becoming increasingly common; in last week’s blog post we spoke about the difference between UHF and VHF. This week we are talking about the usage of channel 38 and channel 70 for wireless microphone systems.  

Over the past few years, many performers, DJ’s and venues have been concerned over the lack of available operating frequencies; and many microphone brands developed digital wireless microphone systems.

In January 2013 the government initiated a digital TV switchover that enabled every home in the UK to receive a digital TV signal through their aerial. By implementing this plan, it meant that all analogue transmissions were stopped completely allowing the government more broadcasting space, and using the available transmission frequencies for other use. However these available transmission frequencies meant that frequency bands available to wireless microphones had to be changed so that they were in line with those used

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