Skip fading | Article about skip fading by The Free Dictionary
skip fading[′skip ‚fād·iŋ]
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.
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In addition, temporal variations in the MUF can produce skip fading
Of course, if you shape behaviors instead of luring them, you can skip fading
altogether--there's nothing to fade!