radio range


: a radio facility for aircraft navigation

Examples of radio range in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Ukrainian soldiers have also lost internet connection on the front lines in other regions, forcing battalions to retreat or commanders to drive into battle just to be in radio range. Tori Otten, The New Republic, 7 Sep. 2023 Meanwhile, in Ukraine, soldiers began losing connection on the battlefield, forcing battalions to retreat or commanders to drive into battle just to be in radio range. Tori Otten, The New Republic, 21 Aug. 2023 Higher-ranking commanders were situated in bunkers within radio range, often a few miles from the front, issuing orders to assault teams on the ground. Joshua Yaffa, The New Yorker, 31 July 2023 The advisory also warns that tracking often happens even when cellular service is turned off, since both Wi-Fi and Bluetooth can also track locations and beam them to third parties connected to the Internet or with a sensor that’s within radio range. Dan Goodin, Ars Technica, 4 Aug. 2020 He’s already teamed up with Harvard University astronomer Blakesley Burkhart, devising a plan to deploy a separate swarm of small satellites to survey the sky in the low-frequency radio range. Steve Nadis, Discover Magazine, 17 Oct. 2018 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 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1942, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of radio range was in 1942

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“Radio range.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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