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TIGHAR contends that higher-order harmonics of the primary frequencies enabled the “accidental” reception of Earhart’s transmissions at greater distances, since those higher-frequency signals would be more prone to ionospheric propagation.
Reports came from the Pacific and the continental US, but poor reception appears to have precluded efforts to pin down the downed plane’s coordinates, although Earhart did report that she was on the 157°/337° track to Howland and down “on an uncharted island” that was “small, uninhabited.” The radio transmissions became progressively more desperate, with Earhart reporting that Noonan was injured and subsequently delirious.
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The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery (TIGHAR) believes it has the key to unlock the decades-old mystery of what happened to famed aviator Amelia Earhart and her navigator Fred Noonan in their planned circumnavigation of the globe in 1937.