E3: Radio Wave Propagation

Radio wave characteristics: properties of radio waves; propagation modes

3 Topics
46 Questions in this pool

3 Questions from these topics will be on your exam

E3A: Propagation Part I

Electromagnetic waves; Earth-Moon-Earth communications; meteor scatter; microwave tropospheric and scatter propagation; aurora propagation.

17 Questions in this topic
1 Question on your exam

Topic E3A
E3B: Propagation Part II

Transequatorial propagation; long path; gray-line; multi-path; ordinary and extraordinary waves; chordal hop, sporadic E mechanisms.

14 Questions in this topic
1 Question on your exam

Topic E3B
E3C: Propagation Part III

Radio-path horizon; less common propagation modes; propagation prediction techniques and modeling; space weather parameters and amateur radio.

15 Questions in this topic
1 Question on your exam

Topic E3C