Learning Lesson: AM in the PM

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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Weather Service (NWS)


Demonstrate that AM radio signals can travel many 1000's of miles at night. The student will listen to as many radio stations as possible obtaining the call signs and places of origin during the evening (after sunset) hours.

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