radio blackout

radio blackout

[′rād·ē·ō ′blak‚au̇t]
(communications)
A fadeout that may last several hours or more at a particular frequency. Also known as blackout.
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FELIPE MASSA has slammed the new radio blackout as dangerous and warned of a drivers' revolt ahead of Sunday's Singapore Grand Prix.
7-class flare, caught on a NASA Solar Dynamics Observatory camera, caused an hour-long high frequency radio blackout, and was followed by two stronger X2.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association, which is the United States government's official source for space weather forecasts and alerts, categorized the radio blackout associated with this flare as an R3, on a scale from R1 to R5.
They enter royalties talks after radio blackout threat MUSICIANS yesterday met BBC chiefs and Performing Rights Society (PRS) officials to try and resolve a dispute over royalty payments.
So a radio blackout could, in effect, mean Chandrayaan- 1 could lose its orbit altogether.
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Jake Dodds, Renfrew, said: 'It's time these two played behind closed doors with a TV and radio blackout until they learn how to behave.
Nonetheless, ultraviolet and X-ray radiation from the flare triggered a temporary radio blackout on Earth's sunlit side.
Pop veteran Cliff's tune soared up the Christmas charts, despite a radio blackout and being dubbed "vile" by fellow-British singer George Michael.
The malfunction caused a radio blackout between the 911 emergency center dispatchers working downtown near police headquarters and about 600 officers patrolling citywide during the overnight shift.
Wirelessly coupled with a far distant unaffected Base Station, it enables radio communications in an area that previously experienced total cellular or radio blackout.