Unlicensed broadcasting

Unlicensed broadcasting

Unlicensed broadcasting is a term used for a type of radio transmission and can mean several things:

* Low-power broadcasting, legal but unlicensed broadcasting
* Pirate radio, unlicensed broadcasting that is globally considered illegal

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