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reflecting layer
In the ionosphere, a layer that has a free-electron density sufficient to reflect radio waves. Note 1: The principal reflecting layers are the E, F1, and F2 layers in the daylight hemisphere. Note 2: A critical frequency is associated with the reflection by each layer.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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