skip fading

skip fading

[′skip ‚fād·iŋ]
(electromagnetism)
Fading due to fluctuations of ionization density at the place in the ionosphere where the wave is reflected which causes the skip distance to increase or decrease.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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In addition, temporal variations in the MUF can produce skip fading [25].
Of course, if you shape behaviors instead of luring them, you can skip fading altogether--there's nothing to fade!