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What is the wavelength of a 60hz power line frequency?


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Answered 2011-03-19 22:33:23

So electricity moves very near the speed of light ~186,000 miles per second.

There are 5280 feet in a mile. which means electricity moves at about ~982,080,000 feet per second. 60 Hz means sixty cycles per second or 60 waves per second 982,080,000/60 gives you wave length. or ~16368000 feet per wave.

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