Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 29 - Reading Check Questions (Comprehension) - Page 559-560: 5


AM radio.

Work Step by Step

Waves with longer wavelengths diffract more than waves with shorter wavelengths. AM radio, which has a smaller frequency than FM radio, has longer wavelengths and more easily diffracts around buildings. This is discussed on page 548.
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