What does SKY WAVE stand for?

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SKY WAVE

RADIO FREQUENCY SIGNAL PROPAGATING TO 'SKY' generally in HF bands in contrast to UHF SIGNALS PROPAGATING IN 'LINE OF SIGHT' CONFIGURATION:

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SkyWave

Radio Frequency Emanation Radiating into space instead of propogating along surface of the earth: Subject to 'skip' and 'ducting'.

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What does SKY WAVE mean?

sky wave(noun)
a radio wave that is reflected back to earth by the ionosphere or a communications satellite; permits transmission around the curve of the earth's surface

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