Antenna Aperture

Description: Area, oriented perpendicular to the direction of an incoming radio wave, which would intercept the same amount of power from that wave as is produced by the antenna receiving it (source)

Example: 286 m2

Synonym(s): Antenna Effective Area, Receiving Cross Section

Element Segments: Space Segment, Ground Segment

Element Families: Communications, Signal Processing

Crosswalk Identifiers

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