antenna amplifier

antenna amplifier

[an′ten·ə ′am·plə‚fī·ər]
(electromagnetism)
One or more stages of wide-band electronic amplification placed within or physically close to a receiving antenna to improve signal-to-noise ratio and mutually isolate various devices receiving their feed from the antenna.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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