Yagi Antenna

A directional antenna consisting of a rod pointed in the direction of the transmission/reception and several cross bars oriented at a 90° angle to the main rod and whose length and spacing is optimized to transmit and receive transmission in the desired frequency band.

It is a highly directional antenna with excellent signal pick-up characteristics.

Named after Hidetsugu Yagi (1886-1976), laboratory director of Shintaro Uda, professor at Tohoku University in Sendai, Japan.

See also: Antenna.

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Subjects: Electronics