Topband: Full Moon, Oct 21-Questions

Thu, 17 Oct 2002 21:42:28 -0700

Hello again,

I have had several questioning how the moon could have this effect.
The reflected energy(light, etc.) generated by the sun and reflected by the
full moon back on to the dark ionosphere causes a slight ionization of the F
layer.  There is not enough radiation to activate the E layer and its

Don Andersen