megahertz megahertz  /ˈmɛ ɡə hərts/

Definition(s):

  • (n) one million periods per second

Usage(s):

  1. The unit, which shares its channels with car phones, operates in the 150-megahertz band.
  2. The company has even introduced a network version of Intel's megahertz gimmick to persuade consumers to upgrade and rewire their homes: PIQ, or Packet Intelligence Quotient.
  3. Those are the shades the iMac will now come in--part of Apple's push to make the marketing of the personal computer less a matter of megahertz and more of design.

News

  1. More military testing to disrupt automatic garage doors

    Radio system testing at Fort Gordon is affecting many homeowners specifically, their garage doors. Automatic garage doors operating in the 380 to 399.9 megahertz range may no longer operate properly, which could force some to pay out of pocket to get it fixed.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: KCTV 5 Kansas City

  2. Fort Gordon Radio Upgrade Causes Garage Door Havoc

    When Fort Gordon, the army base in Augusta, Ga., established new radio frequencies to enhance emergency communications last week they left out one calculation: neighborhood garage doors. Garage door remotes and the new system share the same 390 megahertz frequency, which caused many of the...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: ABC News via Yahoo! News

  3. Radio Upgrade Causes Garage Havoc

    When Fort Gordon, the army base in Augusta, Ga., established new radio frequencies to enhance emergency communications last week they left out one calculation: neighborhood garage doors. Garage door remotes and the new system share the same 390 megahertz frequency, which caused many of the...        
    on June 13, 2013     Source: ABC News

Quotes

  1. "All too often, we get caught up in megahertz, megabytes, MIPS, megawatts, Gs, version numbers," Lazaridis said. "You run the risk of losing your audience. When you talk to IT managers, they're under such enormous pressure to save money, to...
    on Mar 12, 2008 By: Mike Lazaridis Source: SearchMobileComputing.com

  2. "I heard Megahertz coming at the quarter pole and I kind of eased out and tried to be patient. That carried us out of trouble and she went on about her business. It was all her," said winning jockey Gary Stevens, who two years ago was injured...
    on Aug 13, 2005 By: Gary Stevens Source: USA Today

  3. "He gave me so many great rides," Solis said of Frankel. "From Ryafan to one of my all-time favorites, Megahertz. He was good to me for many, many years."
    on Nov 19, 2009 By: Alex Solis Source: ESPN

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