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ionospheric scatter
1. The transmission of electromagnetic waves by means of scatter, because of the variations within the ionosphere.
2. A form of scatter propagation in which radio waves are scattered by the lower E layer of the ionosphere to permit communication over distances from 600 to 1400 miles (1000 to 2250 kilometers) when using the frequency range of about 25 to 100 megahertz.
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