sectionalized vertical antenna
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sectionalized vertical antenna[′sek·shən·əl‚īzd ′vərd·ə·kəl an‚ten·ə]
Vertical antenna that is insulated at one or more points along its length; the insertion of suitable reactances or applications of a driving voltage across the insulated points results in a modified current distribution giving a more desired radiation pattern in the vertical plane.
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