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noun Radio.
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.
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Origin of guard band

First recorded in 1955–60
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guard band

noun
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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