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Antenna Basics

  1. Nov 7, 2014 #1
    Hi folks,

    Currently working on a project at university, and I have a question on antenna theory.

    When talking about the "effective aperture" of an antenna, what exactly is this ?

    I have found this explanation but I cant quite get my head round it...
    "effective aperture parameter describes how much power is captured from a given plane wave"

    Could someone please explain.

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