Yagi aerial

(redirected from Yagi antenna)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Yagi antenna: dipole antenna

Yagi aerial

(ˈjɑːɡɪ; ˈjæɡɪ)
n
(Astronomy) a highly directional aerial, used esp in television and radio astronomy, consisting of three or more elements lying parallel to each other, the principal direction of radiation being along the line of the centres. Sometimes shortened to: yagi
[C20: named after Hidetsugu Yagi (1886–1976), Japanese engineer]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Yagi aerial - a sharply directional antenna
directional antenna - an antenna that transmits or receives signals only in a narrow angle
References in periodicals archive ?
The equipment used was a simple Yagi antenna manufactured with aluminium angle and copper pipe mounted on a wooden boom; suitable antennas can also be purchased for around 30 [pounds sterling].
Permanent stations are powered by a solar panel and car battery, and the data are transmitted to a base station by a Yagi antenna.
directive short wave or Yagi antenna (recognized in 1995), Mount Fuji radar system (2000), Tokaido Shinkansen or bullet train (2000), Seiko's electronic quartz wristwatch (2004) and Sharp's electronic calculator (2005).
The subscriber premise radio-external (SPR-EXT) unit is externally mounted and uses a Yagi antenna, which is about five feet long.
I connect it alternately through an FM yagi antenna mounted in my attic and to cable.
It was outfitted with storage cabinets for spare parts, complete Bristol Babcock 3330 and 3305 operating RTUs, a spare Yagi antenna, an MDS digital radio, and a 300-watt power inverter.
10:45 SIMPLIFIED FEEDING STRUCTURE FOR A MODIFIED PRINTED YAGI ANTENNA
After construction in the fall/winter of 2000, we tested the accuracy of the system in the fall/winter of 2001 and compared tower accuracy with a hand-held 3-element Yagi antenna.
The agency's 35-year-old radar is the second to receive an "IEEE milestone" plaque from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), following one given to the Yagi antenna five years ago.