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  1. longwave(Adjective)

    Having a wavelength of greater than 1000 meters.

  2. longwave(Adjective)

    Capable of transmitting or receiving signals at such a wavelength.


  1. Longwave

    In radio, longwave refers to parts of the radio spectrum with relatively long wavelengths. The term is a historic one dating from the early 20th century, when the radio spectrum was considered to consist of long, medium and short wavelengths. Most modern radio systems and devices use wavelengths which would then have been considered 'ultra-short'. In contemporary usage, the term longwave is not defined precisely and its meaning varies across the world. The most common definition is the radio band with wavelengths greater than 1000 meters, which would include the ITUs low frequency and very low frequency bands, but sometimes part of the medium frequency band is included. In all cases it includes the entire LF band. In the US, the Longwave Club of America is interested in "frequencies below the AM broadcast band", i.e., all frequencies below 535 kHz. In Europe, Africa and large parts of Asia, where a range of frequencies between 148.5 and 283.5 kHz is used for AM broadcasting, the term longwave usually refers specifically to this broadcasting band.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of longwave in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of longwave in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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