What Is a Dipole Antenna?


A dipole antenna refers to a radio antenna that can be made using a simple wire with a center-fed driven element. It's made up of two metal conductors of rod or wire, oriented parallel and in line with each other, with a small space between them. The frequency voltage of the radio is applied to the antenna at the center, between the two conductors. These dipole antennas are the simplest practical antennas from a theoretical point of view.
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Physics, Electricity a pair of electric point charges or magnetic poles of equal magnitude and opposite signs, separated by an infinitesimal distance.
Physical Chemistry a polar molecule.
Radio, Television. an antenna of a transmitter or receiving set consisting of two equal rods extending in opposite direction from the connection to the lead-in wire.
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A dipole antenna is a radio antenna that is comprised of 2 metal conductors, which are arranged parallel to each other. The voltage of the radio frequency is applied between the two conductors so as to produce the current.
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