Broadside array

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A linear array of elements whose centres lie on a straight line and whose principal direction of radiation or reception is perpendicular to this line.

A broadside array is often comprised of a number of parallel identical dipoles or monopoles which are coplanar and equally spaced, the principal direction of radiation being perpendicular to the plane containing the dipoles.

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