Difference between revisions of "Radio blackout"

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<div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">(''Also called'' arctic blackout, blackout, polar blackout.) A prolonged period of [[fading]]  of radio communications that occurs naturally in the polar regions.</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">An arctic blackout may last for days during periods of intense [[auroral]] activity.</div><br/> </div>
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<div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">(''Also called'' arctic blackout, blackout, polar blackout.) A prolonged period of [[fading]]  of radio communications that occurs naturally in the polar regions.</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">An arctic blackout may last for days during periods of intense [[aurora|auroral]] activity.</div><br/> </div>
 
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radio blackout

(Also called arctic blackout, blackout, polar blackout.) A prolonged period of fading of radio communications that occurs naturally in the polar regions.

An arctic blackout may last for days during periods of intense auroral activity.