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This will all show the "top" frequency of spectrum, IN METERS

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2

gamma rays

gamma 10^-11

3

xrays

xrays 10^-8 (bit before)

4

UV

10^-7 (bit after)

5

visible

2/3rds to -6 from -7

6

infrared

10^-3

7

microwaves

10^-1

8

FM Radio

10^0 to 10^1.5

9

AM Radio

10^2.1 to 10^3

10

radio

10^3

11

visible colors, short to long

violet, blue, green, yellow, red

12

long radio

after 10-^3