fan antenna

fan antenna

[′fan an‚ten·ə]
(electromagnetism)
An array of folded dipoles of different length forming a wide-band ultra-high-frequency or very-high-frequency antenna.
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Following the failure of the FAN antenna, the FAN technicians pulled apart the box and performed emergency surgery while the BHR, MIL and COM began their scheduled UNREP (underway replenishment).
Once advised the FAN antenna was working, CPR-7 re-tasked the ships to maneuver to the original FAN test formation following the UNREP.
Unfortunately, when the ships began the specific maneuvers, one of the critical FAN antennas aboard BHR failed.