skip zone

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skip zone

[′skip ‚zōn]
(acoustics)
A region in the air surrounding a source of sound in which no sound is heard, although the sound becomes audible at greater distances. Also known as zone of silence.
(communications)
The area between the outer limit of reception of radio high-frequency ground waves and the inner limit of reception of sky waves, where no signal is received.

skip zone

skip zone
A message transmitted from transmitter X is heard at receiver Z, but not at receiver Y.
The zone or dead area in a geographic region, outside the ground-wave radius, in which Flayer signals are not returned to the earth. The outer edge of the skip zone is at the minimum distance at which the sky-wave signals are received; the inner edge is at the maximum limit of the reception of the ground-wave signals.
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The company claims it can create silent zones around vehicles at 500 meters using only 60 watts of power.
Within hours the leaders who had trooped into the party's central office on New Delhi's Ashoka Road disappeared as well and the thriving place turned into a silent zone, with only party general secretary Arun Jaitley coming twice to address the waiting media without giving any particular reason for the debacle.
The court permitted them to hold the rally on the condition that the noise levels will be below 50 decibels, as Shivaji Park is in the Silent Zone of the city.
As per details, it is serious concern for public health and limited number of silent zones shows the lack of interest towards environmental cleanliness on the part of the authorities concerned.