T antenna[′tē an‚ten·ə]
An antenna consisting of one or more horizontal wires, with a lead-in connection being made at the approximate center of each wire.
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i. An antenna for operations in the VHF (very high frequency) band of frequencies that is T-shaped. This type of antenna is used on light aircraft. The antenna can be mounted either on the top or the bottom of the fuselage.
ii. An antenna for long-range direction-finder beacons such as NDBs (nondirectional beacons).
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