William Hepburn's
Worldwide

Tropospheric Ducting Forecast
6 DAY FORECAST OF VHF, UHF & MICROWAVE RADIO & TV SIGNAL STRENGTH & INTERFERENCE


Maps updated daily around 1900 UTC.
..U.. = unstable signal areas.
 Current Conditions
by Jon Harder / APRS
Forecast in 3 hour intervals for first 30 hours
...and in 6 hour intervals for the remainder of the 6 days
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The areas noted in the forecast have the necessary atmospheric conditions to produce tropospheric bending of VHF, UHF and/or microwave radio waves. Tropospheric bending extends the range of radio & TV stations well beyond their normal limit and thus increases interference amongst stations as well.
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