loop aerial


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loop aerial

n
(Telecommunications) an aerial that consists of one or more coils of wire wound on a frame. Maximum radiation or reception is in the plane of the loop, the minimum occurring at right angles to it. Sometimes shortened to: loop Also called: frame aerial
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com) A SUBTLE-LOOKING loop aerial that gets good reception.
ANOTHER aspect of digital TV that hasn't exactly been shouted from the rooftops is that if you have a TV in the bedroom or kitchen that works on a set top loop aerial, even if you fit a freeview box to it, the TV will not work.
The technology consisted of three horizontal loop aerials fixed to the roof of the van which received signals from TV sets and converted them into radio waves, giving both audio and visual information.