radio radiation


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Noun1.radio radiation - an electromagnetic wave with a wavelength between 0.5 cm to 30,000 mradio radiation - an electromagnetic wave with a wavelength between 0.5 cm to 30,000 m
electromagnetic radiation, electromagnetic wave, nonparticulate radiation - radiation consisting of waves of energy associated with electric and magnetic fields resulting from the acceleration of an electric charge
sky wave - a radio wave that is reflected back to earth by the ionosphere or a communications satellite; permits transmission around the curve of the earth's surface
ground wave - a radio wave propagated on or near the earth's surface
radio signal - a radio wave used to transmit and receive messages
radio spectrum, radio-frequency spectrum - the entire spectrum of electromagnetic frequencies used for communications; includes frequencies used for radio and radar and television
carrier wave, carrier - a radio wave that can be modulated in order to transmit a signal
short wave - a radio wave with a wavelength less than 100 meters (a frequency greater than 3 megahertz)
medium wave - a radio wave with a wavelength between 100 and 1000 meters (a frequency between 300 kilohertz and 3000 kilohertz)
long wave - a radio wave with a wavelength longer than a kilometer (a frequency below 300 kilohertz)
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An unknown radio engineer, who wanted to investigate radio interference caused by thunderstorms, discovered in 1932 that radio radiation reaches the earth from the centre of the Milky Way system.
I found that, indeedf, as you go further away from the Earth, the amount of radio radiation for a given amont of infrared radiation falls," Lerner says.
When observers discovered the cosmicbackground of microwave radio radiation 20 years ago, they were happy with its apparent smooth isotropy.