Talk:Extremely high frequency

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True or false: someone has coined a name for the next member of the frequency system after this. 66.245.75.195 22:50, 6 Aug 2004 (UTC)

Yes, it's called infrared light. ;-)   radiojon 05:30, 2004 Aug 9 (UTC)

Would this heat-wave gun be an example of milimeter-wave technology? http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/6300985.stm If so, should the article reference the prototype? -P-

Yep. Since it uses a 3mm wave.

Woah- it says that weapon is not painful. Every news report says it is extremely painful. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Furbybrain (talkcontribs) 19:39, 4 May 2008 (UTC)

Exposure to 3mm waves is shown to be painful and causes heat-burns when exposed in high-power 3mm.

Link to news article about TSA installing this in US Airports: [[1]] 66.196.90.212 (talk) 23:31, 12 June 2008 (UTC)

Cleanup needed[edit]

This article needs a cleanup. All radio band articles (VLF LF MF HF VHF UHF SHF EHF) should be structured in the same way. --HelgeStenstrom (talk) 11:17, 18 September 2008 (UTC)

In general, I agree. --ChetvornoTALK 19:47, 8 March 2013 (UTC)

Name change[edit]

This article should be called "Millimeter-waves", since that is the name used everywhere (except on WP). Calling it "Extremely high frequency" is anachronstic. Setreset (talk) 08:12, 8 March 2013 (UTC)

"Extremely High Frequency" or EHF is the official designation of this band by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) standards body 1 the same as VHF or UHF are for those bands. The term "extremely high frequency" seems to be widely used in professional electrical engineering literature. However, maybe the name "millimeter waves" should be moved up into the lead sentence. --ChetvornoTALK 19:46, 8 March 2013 (UTC)

WiMedia Alliance[edit]

This alliance no longer exists and the reference cited is a dead link. Sooku (talk) 20:03, 8 August 2014 (UTC)