INITIAL
IONOSPHERIC
CONSIDERATIONS
Clifford E Carnicom
Aug 20 2001
Santa Fe NM

The following statement is provided through the Lancaster University, Department of Communication systems:


"..Although less than 1% of the upper atmosphere becomes ionised the charged particles make the gas electrically conducting, which completely changes its characteristics. The ionosphere can carry electrical currents as well as reflect, deflect and scatter radio waves"...


Source: http://www.dcs.lancs.ac.uk/iono/opps/introduction.html

 

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