|Definition||:||UTRA Absolute Radio Frequency Channel Number|
|Category||:||Technology » Communication|
What does UARFCN mean?
UTRA Absolute Radio Frequency Channel Number (UARFCN) is a unique number given to each radio channel within the frequency bands used by the UMTS Terrestrial Radio Access (UTRA), where UMTS stands for Universal Mobile Telecommunications System. The general formula relating frequency to UARFN is:
UARFCN = 5 x F, where F is the carrier frequency in MHz.