For many people seeing an aurora in person is a bucket-list activity. Normally only seen in the far north and south, from time to time auroras can be spotted in regions much closer to the equator. These beautiful natural light shows are the visual product of geomagnetic storms hitting Earth’s atmosphere. And, despite their beauty, geomagnetic storms can have detrimental effects on radio communications and power systems. On Land Mobile Radio networks, however, they have only a minor impact. Read along to discover why our Tait systems are safe from geomagnetic storms, when other communications that use the ionosphere are not!

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