The Ionosphere and Its Effect on Long-Distance Communication

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The ionosphere is an important part of the mechanism of long-distance radio communication, acting as both a facilitator and a barrier for signals traversing the globe. This layer of the Earth’s atmosphere, charged with ions and free electrons, interacts with radio waves in ways that can extend or limit their journey across distances. Understanding the … Read more