Definition of sky wave in English:

sky wave

Syllabification: sky wave


  • A radio wave reflected from the ionosphere.
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    • HF has excellent sky wave and good surface wave performance and is good for long range communications, though it is subject to interference.
    • The AS2259, near vertical incident sky wave, worked sometimes, but a doublet antenna 10 feet off the ground nearly always worked.
    • Fading can also occur on long circuits when sky wave signals take multiple hops to reach the receiver.

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