Radio is the wireless transmission of signals through free space by electromagnetic radiation of a frequency significantly below that of visible light, in the radio frequency range, from about 30 kHz to 300 GHz. These waves are called radio waves. Electromagnetic radiation travels by means of oscillating electromagnetic fields that pass through the air and the vacuum of space.
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... Broadcast stations AM 3, FM 9, shortwave 2 (1999) Radios 1.4 million (1997) In April, 2008, Nokia Siemens was appointed to replace parts of the existing radio network ...
... XEMMM-AM, which began broadcasts in 1965, joined ESPN Radio in late 2002, replacing XETRA, which had changed from sports radio to adult standards some months earlier ... In 2009, ESPN Radio moved to sister FM station XHMORE while XESPN joined ESPN Deportes Radio ... ESPN Deportes Radio is now available in the San Diego-Tijuana border region on XESS-AM 620 ...
... Media in Windsor, Ontario Windsor is considered part of the Detroit television and radio market for purposes of territorial rights ... Due to this fact, and its proximity to Toledo and Cleveland, radio and television broadcasters in Windsor are accorded a special status by the Canadian Radio-television and ... are sometimes blamed in part for the decline in popularity of Windsor radio station CKLW, a 50,000 watt AM radio station that in the late 1960s (prior to the advent of CanCon ...
... O-Town Communications 91.1 FM KICW Classical music / Iowa Public Radio University of Northern Iowa ...
... In radio frequency telecommunications, field strength is the magnitude of the received electromagnetic field which will excite a receiving antenna and thereby induce a voltage at a specific frequency in order to ...
More definitions of "radio":
- (noun): A communication system based on broadcasting electromagnetic waves.
- (adj): Indicating radiation or radioactivity.
- (noun): An electronic receiver that detects and demodulates and amplifies transmitted signals.
Synonyms: radio receiver, receiving set, radio set, tuner, wireless
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