Hertz (Hz)


Hertz is the standard unit of frequency. One Hertz is equal to one cycle per second.

Radio frequencies are usually measured in kilohertz, megahertz, or gigahertz; this is why radio frequencies are commonly labelled with kHz, MHz, and GHz. The meaning of the used multipliers is given in the table below.

kilo  103  1.000
Mega 106 1.000.000
Giga 109
Tera 1012
Penta 1015