Kennelly Heaviside layer

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Ionospheric layers as a function of the time of day

The Kennelly-Heaviside layer , also known as the E layer , is a layer of the earth's ionosphere . Short-wave radio signals are absorbed or reflected in the ionosphere, which is why they play a role in the propagation of the space waves of radio signals.

The Kennelly-Heaviside layer was predicted independently and almost simultaneously, each in 1902, by the American electrical engineer Arthur Edwin Kennelly and the British physicist Oliver Heaviside . It was only discovered in 1924 by Edward Victor Appleton .

This discovery was taken up by TS Eliot in his poem "The Journey To The Heaviside Layer", which was set to music in the musical " Cats ".

Main article: Ionosphere # E-layer