Kennelly-Heaviside layer

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[After Edwin Kennelly (1861-1939), American physicist, and Oliver, Heaviside (1850-1925), British physicist.]
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Kennelly-Heaviside layer

(General Physics) See E region
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Noun1.Kennelly-Heaviside layer - a region of the ionosphere (from 50 to 90 miles up) that reflects radio waves of medium length
ionosphere - the outer region of the Earth's atmosphere; contains a high concentration of free electrons
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