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Bending of antenna

  1. Jan 6, 2013 #1
    why does the bending of antenna is important?why we cant just use two parallel wire to radiate energy?
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  3. Jan 6, 2013 #2
    The fields decay too quickly with distance if the wires are parallel.
  4. Jan 8, 2013 #3
    In parallel wires, the curernt would flow in opposite directions, cancelling their radiation effect.

    The V antenna has nearly-parallel wires, but they are not parallel, and the small angle makes the radiation.
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