radio range

noun

Definition of radio range

: a radio facility for aircraft navigation

Examples of radio range in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As long as the device remains within radio range of the Echo, the attacker will be able to issue commands. Dan Goodin, Ars Technica, 6 Mar. 2022 That is outside normal radio range, but the Army have daisy-chained several together to extend communications to some 40 miles. David Hambling, Forbes, 7 Apr. 2021 And as already mentioned, the attacker has to be in radio range of the same cell tower as the target. Dan Goodin, Ars Technica, 13 Aug. 2020 But real-world traffic-light hacking, demonstrated by security researchers in years past, has proven tougher, requiring someone to be within radio range of every target light. Andy Greenberg, Wired, 5 Aug. 2020 But those earlier techniques required communicating via radio with the vulnerable equipment, so that a hacker would need to be within radio range, limiting the attack to a range of a couple thousand feet at maximum. Andy Greenberg, Wired, 5 Aug. 2020 These particular bugs can't be exploited over the internet, but a hacker within radio range can launch attacks to crash devices, disable their connection, or in some cases take them over. Alex Baker-whitcomb, Wired, 20 Feb. 2020 The vulnerability triggers a buffer overflow in the Linux kernel when a machine with a Realtek Wi-Fi chip is within radio range of a malicious device. Dan Goodin, Ars Technica, 17 Oct. 2019 Attackers within radio range can then use commodity hardware to quickly crack the key. Dan Goodin, Ars Technica, 17 Aug. 2019 See More

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First Known Use of radio range

1942, in the meaning defined above

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“Radio range.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/radio%20range. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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