October 1979 | NTIA Technical Report TR-79-28
R. G. FitzGerrell
Abstract: The ability of a television receiving antenna to deliver adequate signal power to the terminals of its receiver is determined by its gain relative to a lossless half-wave dipole antenna. This report presents measured gain data for indoor television receiving antennas in the VHF and UHF bands and discusses the effects of building attenuation and height gain on a power budget used to compare antenna performance.
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