decameter


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decametre

(US), decameter
ten metres

decameter

[′dek·ə‚mēd·ər]
(mechanics)
A unit of length in the metric system equal to 10 meters.
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WAVELENGTHS USED IN AMATEUR RADIO ASTRONOMY Decameter Meter Decimeter Centimeter Frequency 3-30 MHz 30-300 MHz 300-3,000 MHz 3-30 GHz Band HF VHF UHF SHF As a rule, the quiet Sun is loudest in the UHF and SHF bands, whereas the active Sun also radiates heavily in the HF and VHF bands.
Figure 6-1 Metric units and their symbols Quantity Unit Symbol Length meter m decimeter dm centimeter cm millimeter mm kilometer km hectometer hm decameter dam Volume cubic centimeter [cm.
I was slightly disappointed that there's no mention of the contributions that amateurs might make by observing Jupiter's decameter radio emissions using relatively simple and inexpensive equipment.