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medium wave

n
(Broadcasting) a radio wave with a wavelength between 100 and 1000 metres
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Noun1.medium wave - a radio wave with a wavelength between 100 and 1000 meters (a frequency between 300 kilohertz and 3000 kilohertz)medium wave - a radio wave with a wavelength between 100 and 1000 meters (a frequency between 300 kilohertz and 3000 kilohertz)
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
radio emission, radio radiation, radio wave - an electromagnetic wave with a wavelength between 0.5 cm to 30,000 m
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medium wave

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Pai is generally considered a "friend" of radio, one of his hallmarks being his championing of revitalization of the AM band.
On the AM band, scratchy and rife with rhetoric, transmitting from Iran, a voice rails in Arabic, not Farsi, against the Bahraini government initiative.
Now, a VFD will generate a lot of RF interference in the AM band and you won't be able to listen to Rush whilst the mill is running, but you need to concentrate on the machine tool anyway.
Now the entire broadcasting crew has jumped ship to 1224 on the AM band.
The company's corporate affairs director, Chris Blundell, said the retailer already sells only 100% British fresh pork, I am band poultry and the move to 100% British fresh beef is part of its commitment to fresh, British food and support for British farming.
Radio in those days was limited to a few stations in each market, all on the AM band, and all individually owned.
Speaking of radios, Antrim suggests that while there is increased attention to satellite radio, he thinks that high-definition radio may begin to pick up traction in vehicles--and that music may return to the AM band.
This is fine except that images will appear in the AM band and RF interference is a criticism often aimed at switching amplifiers.
The station is broadcast across Iraq on the AM band.
Licensed since 19 March 2002, the station operates at 1584 kHz on the AM band, broadcasting at a power of 1,000 watts.
Parasound claims AM frequency response out to 4,500 Hz, which is quite wide for the AM band.
Kelvin MacKenzie, chief executive of talkSPORT, at 1089 and 1053 metres on the AM band, said: "There is a significant gap for this station.