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Name: Mike S.
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Date: February 2003


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Why does television start with channel 2 instead of channel 1?



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I believe this was a decision made in the early 1950's, to give the part of the spectrum that would have been channel 1 TV to some other kind of radio. But it was simply a political decision.

Steve Ross



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