Wi-fi: The Boundary Between Radio Waves & Microwaves
Monique Peters & Anna Cain
Wifi = High Energy Radio Waves
-Radio Waves are the longest in the EM spectrum.
-Radio Waves carry radio and TV signals around earth.
-Radio Waves from outer space are picked up by radio telescopes and used to study the universe.
-WiFi's waves are higher frequency than radio waves but lower frequency than microwaves. They are considered high energy radio waves.
-They carry signals of internet around earth in small areas.
-WiFi is carried through hotspots in small areas or throughout larger areas.
Did You Know
WiFi is an English synonym for WLAN, wireless local area network. WiFi is a play on Hi-Fi, an audiophile term.