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A transmission line that has standing waves of current
See REFERENCE LINE.
rigid coaxial line
A coaxial line consisting of a central, insulated wire
(inner conductor) mounted inside a tubular outer
The angle at which the receiving antenna must be
aimed to capture the scattered energy of tropospheric
The phenomenon caused by the expanding and
collapsing fields of an electron which encircles other
electrons and retards the movement of the encircled
Objects that produce their own light.
See INPUT END.
A line consisting of parallel conductors separated from
each other and surrounded by a solid dielectric.
A transmission line that has a terminating impedance
equal to 0.
See OUTPUT END.
Skin effect is a tendency for alternating current to flow
mostly near the outer surface of a solid electrical
conductor, such as metal wire, at frequencies above the
audio range. .
sky wave is first returned to earth.
A zone of silence between the point where the ground
wave becomes too weak for reception and the point
where the sky wave is first returned to earth.
Radio waves reflected back to earth from the