long-wave radio

long-wave radio

[′lȯŋ ‚wāv ′rād·ē·ō]
(communications)
A radio which can receive frequencies below the lowest broadcast frequency of 550 kilohertz.
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Despite this failure, the Dutch authorities allowed De Groot to continue with his long-wave radio experiments at Malabar and he managed to establish a regular long-wave connection with Kootwijk in the years that followed.
Air Force Space and Army Space teamed up for an initiative on a high-altitude long-wave radio capability.
She and Pierson got excited about two of the newer cabinets, one from the '50s that contained a working short-, medium-, and long-wave radio and turntable; the other a sleek little combo piece with a '60s-era secretary on one side and a bar on the other.
The cost of launching long-wave radio station TEAMtalk 252 - also on teamtalk.
At the time, long-wave radio broadcasts were used principally by the Japanese military.
Despite the reluctance of authorities to regulate electromagnetic pollution, a number of long-term epidemiological studies sponsored by universities and governments in Mexico, Latvia, Poland, and Switzerland have documented health and environmental effects from exposure to short- and long-wave radio, radar, and wireless communication facilities.