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NATO Radio bands

A B C D E F G H I J K L M It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Radio waves. ... A Band were a British musical collective formed in Nottingham in the late 1980s. ... The B band is the range of radio frequencies from 250 MHz to 500 MHz in the electromagnetic spectrum. ... C band (compromise band) is a portion of electromagnetic spectrum in the microwave range of frequencies ranging from 4 to 6 GHz. ... The D band is the range of radio frequencies from 1 GHz to 2 GHz in the electromagnetic spectrum. ... The E band is the range of radio frequencies from 2 GHz to 3 GHz in the electromagnetic spectrum. ... The F band is the range of radio frequencies from 3 GHz to 4 GHz in the electromagnetic spectrum. ... The G band in the modern (NATO/EU) sense is the range of radio frequencies from 4 GHz to 6 GHz in the electromagnetic spectrum. ... The H band is the range of radio frequencies from 6 GHz to 8 GHz in the electromagnetic spectrum. ... The I band is the range of radio frequencies from 8 GHz to 10 GHz in the electromagnetic spectrum. ... The J band is the range of radio frequencies from 10 GHz to 20 GHz in the electromagnetic spectrum. ... K band is a portion of the electromagnetic spectrum in the microwave range of frequencies ranging between 12 to 63 GHz. ... L band (20-cm radar long-band) is a portion of the microwave band of the electromagnetic spectrum ranging roughly from 0. ... The M band is the range of radio frequencies from 60 GHz to 100 GHz in the electromagnetic spectrum. ...

IEEE Radio bands

G P L S C X Ku K Ka V W It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Radio waves. ... The G band in the modern (NATO/EU) sense is the range of radio frequencies from 4 GHz to 6 GHz in the electromagnetic spectrum. ... L band (20-cm radar long-band) is a portion of the microwave band of the electromagnetic spectrum ranging roughly from 0. ... C band (compromise band) is a portion of electromagnetic spectrum in the microwave range of frequencies ranging from 4 to 6 GHz. ... The X band (3-cm radar spot-band) of the microwave band of the electromagnetic spectrum roughly ranges from 5. ... The Ku band (kay-yoo kurz-under band) is a portion of the electromagnetic spectrum in the microwave range of frequencies ranging from 11 to 18 GHz. ... K band is a portion of the electromagnetic spectrum in the microwave range of frequencies ranging between 12 to 63 GHz. ... The Ka band (kurz-above band) is a portion of the K band of the microwave band of the electromagnetic spectrum. ... The V band (vee-band) of the electromagnetic spectrum ranges from 50 to 75 GHz. ... The W band of the microwave part of the electromagnetic spectrum and ranges from 75 to 111 GHz. ...

The S band ranges from 2 to 4 GHz., crossing the imaginary boundary between UHF and SHF at 3.0 GHz. It is part of the microwave band of the electromagnetic spectrum. The S band is used by weather radar and some communications satellites, especially those used by NASA to communicate with the Space Shuttle and the International Space Station. The 10-cm radar short-band ranges roughly from 1.55 to 5.2 GHz. A gigahertz is a billion hertz or a thousand megahertz, a measure of frequency. ... This article is about the radio frequency. ... Microwave Slang for small waves, like at a beach, often used by surfers. ... Microwaves are electromagnetic waves with wavelengths longer than those of terahertz (THz) frequencies, but relatively short for radio waves. ... Legend γ = Gamma rays HX = Hard X-rays SX = Soft X-Rays EUV = Extreme ultraviolet NUV = Near ultraviolet Visible light NIR = Near infrared MIR = Moderate infrared FIR = Far infrared Radio waves EHF = Extremely high frequency (Microwaves) SHF = Super high frequency (Microwaves) UHF = Ultra high frequency VHF = Very high frequency HF = High... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... U.S. military MILSTAR communications satellite A communications satellite (sometimes abbreviated to comsat) is an artificial satellite stationed in space for the purposes of telecommunications. ... The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is an agency of the United States federal government, responsible for the nations public space program. ... For the current Space Shuttle mission, see STS-117 NASAs Space Shuttle, officially called Space Transportation System (STS), is the United States governments current manned launch vehicle. ... International Space Station insignia ISS Statistics Crew: 3 As of June 20, 2007 Perigee: 319. ... A centimetre (American spelling centimeter, symbol cm) is a unit of length that is equal to one hundredth of a metre, the current SI base unit of length. ... This long range radar antenna, known as ALTAIR, is used to detect and track space objects in conjunction with ABM testing at the Ronald Reagan Test Site on the Kwajalein atoll. ... A gigahertz is a billion hertz or a thousand megahertz, a measure of frequency. ...


S band is also used in optical communications to refer to the wavelength range from 1450nm to 1490nm. Optical communication is any form of telecommunication that uses light as the transmission medium. ...


In the U.S., the FCC approved Digital Audio Radio Satellite (DARS) broadcasts in the S band from 2.310 to 2.360 GHz, currently used by Sirius Satellite Radio and XM Satellite Radio. Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... The FCCs official seal. ... AS asdf asdfo apsjdfoa sjdfo jasdofj inzxklcnweifh sjv aiovj oawifhj avmc powfj aosdjf oajmwj aopsdjf oiscawoirfj siafm oiwejf aopdjfaposjfioac maoifj osicwjaiowemf aiomea AS asdf asdfo apsjdfoa sjdfo jasdofj inzxklcnweifh sjv aiovj oawifhj avmc powfj aosdjf oajmwj aopsdjf oiscawoirfj siafm oiwejf aopdjfaposjfioac maoifj osicwjaiowemf aiomea AS asdf asdfo apsjdfoa sjdfo jasdofj... Broadcasting is the distribution of audio and/or video signals which transmit programs to an audience. ... Sirius Satellite Radio NASDAQ: SIRI is one of two satellite radio (SDARS) services operating in the United States and Canada, along with XM Satellite Radio. ... “XM” redirects here. ...


In some countries, S band is used for Direct-to-Home satellite television (unlike similar services in most countries, which use Ku-band). The frequency typically allocated for this service is 2.5 to 2.7 GHz (LOF 1.570 GHz).


More recently, the FCC has approved for portions of the S band between 2.0 and 2.2 GHz the creation of Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) networks in connection with Ancillary Terrestrial Components (ATC). There are presently a number of companies attempting to deploy such networks, including ICO Satellite Management and TerreStar. ICO Satellite Management, LLC, formerly ICO Global Communications, plans to offer S-band mobile satellite services (MSS) via a satellite in geostationary orbit and auxiliary ground-based relays. ... TerreStar Networks is a Reston, VA-based company that operates integrated satellite and terrestrial telecommunications systems. ...


Wireless network equipment compatible with IEEE 802.11b and 802.11g standards use the 2.4GHz section of the S band. Also IEEE 802.16a and 802.16e standards utilize a part of the frequency range of S-Band, under WiMAX standards most vendors are now manufacturing equipment in the range of 3.5GHz. The exact frequency range allocated for this type of use varies between countries. The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers or IEEE (pronounced as eye-triple-ee) is an international non-profit, professional organization incorporated in the State of New York, United States. ... IEEE 802. ... IEEE 802. ...


External links

  • S-band satellite telemetry and housekeeping frequencies

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