Other Words for Radio

Radio Adjective Synonyms
receiver, portable (radio), crystal set, wireless, transistor, ghetto-blaster, tranny or trannie, boom box
He listens to BBC World Service on his short-wave radio.

Radio Noun Synonyms
transmit, broadcast, air, disseminate, announce, present
Weather reports are radioed continuously to ships at sea and aircraft.

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Satellite Radio

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Radiometric Time

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