Antenna radiation resistance

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For any given reference point on the antenna, the power radiated by the antenna divided by the mean square value of the current at the reference point.

Note: The reference point is usually the feed point or a current antinode. It should always be specified.

Reference: BCentre of buoyancy.SSouth. (modified)

Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALAInternational Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities - AISM Dictionary edition (1970-1989)