radio wave


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radio wave

An electromagnetic wave between the frequencies of 1011 and 104 Hz.
See also: wave
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Parents may not be worried about their health, but they will likely think twice when it comes to the radio waves their children get exposed to during the school day.
C Chairman of the Conference gave a speech in which he talked about the importance of holding this conference, as well as the importance of radio transmission via short waves and coordination among countries to ensure that radio waves are free from any undesired interference.
The eruption is described as an extremely short, sharp flash of radio waves from an unknown source in the universe.
In this case, the communications speed of a device connected to a femtocell is reduced because of radio waves from another nearby femtocell.
When cooled, the ionosphere contracts and descends into the atmosphere to where air is denser - leading to a higher absorption of radio waves, Prof.
Radio waves normally propagate through the air in a pattern similar to waves rippling toward.
By introducing hybrid simulation modelling - the ability to process multiple radio wave propagation algorithms for the same scenario in parallel - and a massively improved processing capability using 2.
Unlike existing gate systems that shoot radio waves from antennas to RFID tags directly, NEC's new gate system employs a novel radio wave reflection method whereby radio waves are shot indirectly from antennas to RFID tags via reflector plates, allowing a drastic improvement in collective scanning of RFID tags.
At first, unexpected patterns of radio waves seen by ANITA were dismissed as noise.
Harmonic radar appealed to entomologists because the transponder doesn't need its own power source: The energy in the incoming radio wave drives the outgoing wave.
Logitech has been meeting this need with its radio wave technology -- the most sophisticated cordless technology on the market today.
The Intellifit System's patented radio wave technology was originally developed as a security scanning technology by Pacific Northwest National Labs (PNNL), a US Department of Energy research facility.