Why don't radio stations end in even numbers?!

Question: Why don't radio stations end in even numbers!?
While surfing through my radio stations, I didn't see a single one that ended in an even number!. All I saw were stations like 95!.5, 102!.7, 90!.7, and so on!. Why don't any radio stations end in even numbers!?Www@Enter-QA@Com

In the United States, FM radio stations end in odd numbers, but AM stations do not!. We are grieved to report there is absolutely no reason for this!. A long time ago somebody at the FCC made the call, and that's the way it's been ever since!.
The FCC is responsible for divvying up the radio spectrum for commercial use!. It has assigned spectrums for cell phones, baby monitors, radio-controlled cars, air traffic controllers, and even the Mir space station!. At this point, much of the process of assigning bandwidths simply depends on what's still available!.

As HowStuffWorks explains, FM radio operates between 88 and 108 megahertz, or millions of cycles per second!. Individual stations are allotted 200 kilohertz (thousands of cycles) "slices" between odd number fractions: 90!.1, 90!.3, 90!.5, etc!.

AM radio, however, operates between 535 kilohertz and 1,700 kilohertz (note: that's kilohertz, not megahertz), and the stations have even-numbered call signs: 610, 620, etc!. FM operates at a higher frequency than AM simply because it came later: AM radio started in the '20s, but FM didn't become popular until much later!.

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Depends where you are!. The FM band is split into 100KHz chunks so you could equally see 95!.6 102!.6 and 90!.8 elsewhere in the country!.Www@Enter-QA@Com

FCC rules to keep a buffer between broadcast frequencies - keeps 'em from 'bleeding into' ea!. other (interference) !Www@Enter-QA@Com

its not that we have 104Www@Enter-QA@Com

because that makes things simpleWww@Enter-QA@Com

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