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short wave

[′shȯrt ¦wāv]
(oceanography)

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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Peter Horrocks, director BBC Global News, told his staff on Wednesday, " The platform on which World Service has been strongest -- short wave radio -- is under great pressure as FM radio, TV and mobile phones offer compelling alternatives to audiences, even in less developed markets.
Some time ago, Cova uprated an existing infra-heating system on an existing embossing line by replacing ceramic heaters, at the sides of the line, with Heraeus short wave infra-red emitters.
However, their introduction has been delayed by the Radio Communications Agency (RCA) which believes there are possible interference issues with current users, including radio astronomers and short wave radio enthusiasts.
The objective was to make two-way radio contact, using short wave radio, with as many Canadian amateur stations as possible using both speech and Morse code.
The devices will not need any cables, instead they will be connected by short wave radio waves providing they are in close proximity - within nine metres - of the machine.
The 550 meter distance on the N1000S is more than twice the industry spec for similar short wave adapter cards run over 62.
Clare, is the patroness of communications, the generosity of God's providence manifested itself through Mother Angelica and her Sisters in miracles they would never have imagined: the printed word, TV, recording studios, a 24-hour short wave and AM/FM radio broadcasting network, as well as a religious order for men called The Franciscan Missionaries of the Eternal Word.
The water dumped by that breaking wave rushes back out to sea through the spot between the tall wave and the short wave.
The Anderson Thermal Devices team offers their short wave lamps to clients throughout the heating industry.