1. A method, comprising:at a device that is configured to establish a network connection to a network having a first priority of available frequency bands set by the network:
identifying an attenuation activity state based on operations that determine whether the device is or will become submerged in water;
generating a second priority of the available frequency bands based on the attenuation activity state; and
selecting one of the available frequency bands based on the second priority to establish the network connection.