Definition of Yagi antenna in English:

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Yagi antenna

Pronunciation: /ˈyäɡē/ Pronunciation: /ˈyaɡē/


A highly directional radio antenna made of several short rods mounted across an insulating support and transmitting or receiving a narrow band of frequencies.
Example sentences
  • Tracking relied on four-element directional Yagi antennas and either AVM LA - 12, Televilt RX900, or Televilt RX8910 (TVP Positioning AB, Lindesberg, Sweden) receivers.
  • These surveys were conducted using a Cessna 206 aircraft with mounted Yagi antennas.
  • Designed to provide outstanding durability in all weather conditions and reduce ice loading, the Yagi antennas have a black anodized finish and are ideal for SCADA applications.


1940s: named after Hidetsugu Yagi (1886–1976), Japanese engineer.

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Syllabification: Ya·gi an·ten·na

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