dipole antenna

Definitions

Electronics

  • A center-fed antenna usually consisting of a straight radiator half a wavelength long, which is split at its electrical center. Its maximum intensity of radiation is perpendicular to its axis, and such antennas are used mostly for radio-frequencies below 3 GHz. Also called dipole (3), dipole radiator, doublet antenna, or half-wave dipole.
  • synonymdipole radiator
  • synonymdoublet antenna
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