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precipitation attenuation
The loss of energy by an electromagnetic wave because of scattering, refraction, and/or absorption during its passage through a volume of the atmosphere containing precipitation such as rain, snow, hail, or sleet.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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