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noun \ˈkā-\

Definition of K–band

  1. :  a segment of the radio spectrum that lies between 10.9 GHz and 36.0 GHz and spans the upper superhigh-frequency and lower extremely-high-frequency bands and that is used especially for police radars, satellite communication, and astronomical observation

Circa 1948

First Known Use of k–band

circa 1948

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