atmospheric radio wave

atmospheric radio wave

[¦at·mə¦sfir·ik ′rād·ē·ō ‚wāv]
(electromagnetism)
Radio wave that is propagated by reflection in the atmosphere; may include either the ionospheric wave or the tropospheric wave, or both.
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With a system of radio wave monitors distributed along California's San Andreas fault, the researchers have recorded two kinds of changes in atmospheric radio waves prior to earthquakes that occurred between 1983 and 1986.
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