Solar Interference

Solar activity can interfere with satellite signals. Solar storms occasionally interrupt clear reception of signals from space. Those who design satellite systems must plan for these disruptions and be aware of how solar activity varies with the 11-year sunspot cycle.

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Solar activity can interfere with satellite signals.
Type: Photograph
Image Date: July 12, 2012
Credit: NASA/SDO and the AIA, EVE, and HMI science teams
Origin: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Creator: Solar Dynamics Observatory
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Solar activity can interfere with satellite signals.