Adcock antenna

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4-2-370

An antenna consisting of a pair of horizontally spaced vertical elements connected, or coupled, differentially to a single output circuit and designed to minimise the response to the horizontally polarized electric component of the field, the response pattern having the shape of a figure of eight.

Reference: B.S. (modified)




Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)

Centre of buoyancy

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