dummy antenna

dummy antenna

[¦dəm·ē an′ten·ə]
(electronics)
A device that has the impedance characteristic and power-handling capacity of an antenna but does not radiate or receive radio waves; used chiefly for testing a transmitter. Also known as artificial antenna.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.