tropospheric scatter

[ trop-uh-sfer-ik skat-er, trop-uh-sfeer-ik, troh-puh-sfer-ik ]
/ ˌtrɒp əˈsfɛr ɪk ˈskæt ər, ˌtrɒp əˈsfɪər ɪk, ˌtroʊ pəˈsfɛr ɪk /

noun Telecommunications.

transmission of radio frequency signals that have been scattered from irregularities in the troposphere to locations hundreds of kilometers distant.

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Origin of tropospheric scatter

First recorded in 1950–55

Words nearby tropospheric scatter

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