radio attenuation

radio attenuation

[′rād·ē·ō ə‚ten·yə′wā·shən]
(electromagnetism)
For one-way propagation, the ratio of the power delivered by the transmitter to the transmission line connecting it with the transmitting antenna to the power delivered to the receiver by the transmission line connecting it with the receiving antenna.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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One of the most precise measurements of radio attenuation in a natural salt formation performed in the Cote Blanche salt mine found attenuation lengths from 93 m (at 150 MHz) to 63 m (at 300 MHz) [37].