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Wave bounce inside a resonant antenna

Now our antenna creates a standing wave. Nope, not a wave in the "propagating wave" sense. That's the fallacy here: there's not a wave propagating forth and back. What is standing is indeed ...
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Wave bounce inside a resonant antenna

Keep in mind that when you are talking about standing waves, you are talking about voltage. Also, a systems' feedline is containing the EM energy, and the antenna is shedding that energy. With regard ...
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Wave bounce inside a resonant antenna

Don't forget: The antenna is a 2 port device: power transferred from the transmission line to the antenna (#1), and power further transferred from the antenna to free-space (#2). The power ...
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Wave bounce inside a resonant antenna

Consider a single finite length wire, bent in an L shape, 1/4 wavelength of some given frequency F0 from the end. A current impulse, say driven by a single spark from a spark transmitter, will indeed ...
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