Entry from British & World English dictionary
The annular region round a broadcasting station where neither direct nor reflected waves are received.
- 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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