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skip zone

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Definition of skip zone in English:

noun

The annular region round a broadcasting station where neither direct nor reflected waves are received.
Example sentences
  • The extent of the skip zone varies in area depending on frequency, location, season and time of day.
  • The skip zone refers to the area where groundwave propagation ends and skywave propagation begins.
  • The critical angle varies with the degree of ionisation and generally results in larger skip zones at night.

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