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Radio Wave Transmission Radio is defined as the transmission and reception of electrical impulses or signals by means of electromagnetic waves without the use of wires. Basically, radio waves are electromagnetic radiation transmitted through the air to a receiver. Radio waves are classified by their frequency, which describes the number of times a signal cycles per second, commonly referred to as Hertz (Hz), in honor of Heinrich Hertz. The wavelength is the distance between repeating units of a wave pattern. Radio waves, for the most part, are omni-directional. When an antenna transmits radio waves, they are propagated in all directions. This means that the sending and receiving antennas do not have to be aligned. The radio waves transmitted by one antenna are susceptible to interference by another antenna that may send signals using the same frequency or band. Radio waves, particularly those waves that propagate in the sky mode, can travel long distances.
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  • Spring '13
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  • Frequency, radio waves, Radio Transmission

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