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Very High Frequency Radio Waves (VHF)
Very High Frequency Radio Waves
Wavelength: 2.8 to 3.4 meters in length
Energy per photon: 0.00001 electron volts
Harmful Effects: none known

Emitted by:

  • FM radio transmitters
  • Astronomical objects

Detected by:

  • FM radios
  • Home stereos
  • Radio Telescopes


Radio Tower. Image courtesy of Trylon-TSF.
Astronomical objects
Radio Telescope. Image courtesy of Steward Observatory Radio Astronomy Laboratory(SORAL).
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