skip distance

Definitions

Aviation

Electronics

  • The distance, along the surface of the earth, a wave travels in a single skip (2). A short skip is usually considered to be that of less than 1000 kilometers, while long skips exceed this distance.

Media Studies

  • noun the shortest distance between a radio transmitter and receiver that permits waves of a specific frequency to be sent and received by reflection from the ionosphere
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