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 Abbreviation   Wavelength range   Descriptive name   Frequency range   Band name  Uses
ELF 100 — 10 Mm Decamegametre 3 — 30 Hz Extremely low Communications with submarines, geophysics
SLF 10 — 1 Mm Megametre 30 — 300 Hz Super low Communications with submarines, geophysics
ULF 1,000 — 100 km Hectokilometre 300 — 3,000 Hz Ultra low Communications with submarines, through-the-Earth communications (in mines and caves)
VLF 100 — 10 km Myriametre 3 — 30 kHz Very low Navigation, time signals, communications with submarines, wireless heart rate monitors, geophysics
LF 10 — 1 km Kilometre 30 — 300 kHz Low Navigation, time signals, longwave broadcasting (Europe and parts of Asia), radio-frequency identification, amateur radio
MF 1,000 — 100 m Hectometre 300 — 3,000 kHz Medium Mediumwave broadcasts, amateur radio, avalanche beacons
HF 100 — 10 m Decametre 3 — 30 MHz High Shortwave broadcasts, citizens’ band radio, amateur radio and over-the-horizon aviation communications, radio-frequency identification, over-the-horizon radar, near vertical incidence skywave radio communications, marine and mobile radio telephony
VHF 10 — 1 m Metre 30 — 300 MHz Very high FM radio and television broadcasts, line-of-sight ground-to-aircraft and aircraft-to-aircraft communications, land and maritime mobile communications, amateur radio, weather radio
UHF 1,000 — 100 mm Decimetre 300 — 3,000 MHz Ultra high Television broadcasts, microwave oven, microwave communications, radio astronomy, mobile phones, wireless LAN, Bluetooth, GPS, amateur radio
SHF 100 — 10 mm Centimetre 3 — 30 GHz Super high Radio astronomy, microwave communications, wireless LAN, most modern radars, satellite radio and television broadcasting, amateur radio
EHF 10 — 1 mm Millimetre 30 — 300 GHz Extremely high Radio astronomy, high-frequency microwave radio relay, microwave sensors, weather radars, amateur radio, medicine
 

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