The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an antenna in which a metal mast is the radiator of radio waves. The mast is erected on an insulated or grounded base that is supported by guy wires that are insulated from the mast and ground.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.