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-'''[[Above mean sea level]]''' ('''[[AMSL]]''') refers to the '''[[elevation]]''' (on the ground) or '''[[altitude]]''' (in the air) of any object, relative to the average '''[[sea level]]''' datum. AMSL is used extensively in radio (both in broadcasting and other telecommunications uses) by engineers to determine the coverage area a station will be able to reach. It is also used in aviation, where all heights are recorded and reported with respect to AMSL (though also see flight level), and in the '''[[atmospheric]]''' sciences.+'''[[Above mean sea level]]''' ('''[[AMSL]]''' or '''[[ASL]]''') refers to the '''[[elevation]]''' (on the ground) or '''[[altitude]]''' (in the air) of any object, relative to the average '''[[sea level]]''' datum. AMSL is used extensively in radio (both in broadcasting and other telecommunications uses) by engineers to determine the coverage area a station will be able to reach. It is also used in aviation, where all heights are recorded and reported with respect to AMSL (though also see flight level), and in the '''[[atmospheric]]''' sciences.
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 +== '''Also see''' ==
*'''[[Altitude]]''' *'''[[Altitude]]'''
*'''[[Elevation]]''' *'''[[Elevation]]'''
- +*'''[[Mountain Glossary]]'''
 +*'''[[Sea level]]'''
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Above mean sea level (AMSL or ASL) refers to the elevation (on the ground) or altitude (in the air) of any object, relative to the average sea level datum. AMSL is used extensively in radio (both in broadcasting and other telecommunications uses) by engineers to determine the coverage area a station will be able to reach. It is also used in aviation, where all heights are recorded and reported with respect to AMSL (though also see flight level), and in the atmospheric sciences.


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