Definition of sky wave in English:
A radio wave reflected from the ionosphere.
- 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.
Definition of sky wave in:
- US English dictionary