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short wave

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short wave

Radio waves shorter than a 200-ft (60 m) wavelength. For short-wave communications, the frequencies used are above 5 MHz.
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Thus Wanderer II heralds an end to portable printing cables being snagged on warehouse racking or becoming entangled with the user's clothing, thus the Wanderer II utilizes short-wave radio signals to transmit data from the scanner to the printer.
Three of the new cameras purchased by Eglin, a long-wave and two short-wave systems, will be used in our Thermal Imaging Processing System (TIPS).
Openings on top of the cabinet can accommodate one or two MiniMAX Series UV lamps, which are available in three models--UV-5A for long-wave UV (365 nanometers), UV5F for short-wave UV (254 nanometers) and UV-5NF for a combination of both long- and short-wave ultraviolet emissions.
Then, as the network continued to grow, in 1988, Angelica became convinced that Our Lord was asking her to build a short-wave radio network.
Interfacial instability occurs between layers of coex film and assumes short-wave or long-wave patterns.
With a bog-standard radio scanner you can tune into Air Traffic Control, emergency services, taxi short-wave radios as well as telephone conversations - anything that runs on analogue signals.
Over the years, Shuch has perfected his skill, listening via short-wave radio for out-of-the-ordinary signals that might originate from distant planets.
In the overall energy story, short-wave radiation from the sun continuously bombards the Earth, which absorbs the energy and emits longer-wave radiation toward space.
Noble Device Technologies provides silicon-based digital imaging chips for short-wave infrared (SWIR) imaging, with applications in the security, medical, and defense markets.
offers 12 models in its Q-Series of UV magnifier lamps with various combinations of long-wave UV and short-wave UV white lights.
With a bog-standard radio scanner you can tunr into Air Traffic Control, emergency services, taxi short-wave radios as well as telephone conversations - anything that runs on analogue signals.
A short-wave chemical laser "might be best," says Marquet, "but there are no viable candidates.