He tuned his short wave set to the Miami station just in time to hear the eight o'clock news.
For a time he listened on short wave lengths for his friend, the Whisperer.
The greater the proportion of energy of short wave lengths the higher is the temperature of the radiating body.
Mitch Laskell switched off the short wave set and muttered an oath.
short wave to Europe is a mystery to the average citizen; he does not pick it up, and would be only mildly interested if he did.
There was the mast for the short wave set by which the camp had kept in touch with the outer world.
This is the reason why short wave lengths will not carry as far as long wave lengths.
Apparently they'd examined and repaired the short wave communicator from the helicopter they'd knocked down.
The little sets operated essentially on a line of sight because of the short wave length used.
It is possible to use a short wave receiver to pick up the ignition sparks of a car.
A radio wave with a frequency between 5.9 megahertz and 26.1 megahertz. Shortwaves broadcast from the Earth's surface are reflected by the upper atmosphere and can travel great distances around the planet. The shortwave band of the electromagnetic spectrum is used for amateur radio communications.