Five Myths of Propagation Dispelled

Luetzelschwab, Carl
October 2015
QST;Oct2015, Vol. 99 Issue 10, p36
The article deals with the dispelling of five myths in the field of radio transmission such as propagation in the High Frequency (HF) and 160 meter bands and the use of antennas. These include lack of understanding of the aspects of physics such as ionization process, behavior of electromagnetic waves in a plasma and concept of grayline propagation on low frequency bands. Reference is made to the positioning of the receiving and transmitting antennas along with charts and diagrams.


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