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Antenna (pl. antennas in radio/TV, antennae in biology) may refer to:

Science and engineering[edit]

  • Antenna (radio), also known as an aerial, a transducer designed to transmit or receive electromagnetic (e.g., TV or radio) waves
    • Television antenna (or TV aerial), is an antenna specifically designed for the reception of broadcast television signals
  • Antennae Galaxies, the name of two colliding galaxies NGC 4038 and NGC 4039


  • Antenna tower, a tall tower designed to support antennas (also known as aerials in the UK) for telecommunications and broadcasting
  • Dipole antenna, a simple antenna usually constructed from two wires in opposite phases placed end to end
  • Directional antenna, or beam antenna, radiates greater power primarily in one direction
  • Horn antenna, a type of directional antenna shaped like a horn
  • Metamaterial antenna, a class of antenna incorporating metamaterials to increase performance of a miniaturized (electrically small) antenna systems
  • Omnidirectional antenna, an antenna system which radiates power uniformly in all directions in one plane
  • Parabolic antenna, an antenna shaped like a parabola in one or both planes
  • Power antenna (automotive) A power antenna is an electrically motorized automotive radio antenna that raises and lowers either manually with a dash-mounted switch or automatically by turning the radio on or off


  • Antenna (biology), one of one or more pairs of appendages used for sensing in arthropods; also applied to cilium structures present in most eukaryote cell types
  • Antenna (journal), the journal of the Royal Entomological Society

Film and TV[edit]

  • Antenna (film), a satirical 1969 Dutch film directed by Adriaan Ditvoorst
  • "Antenna", an episode of the Adult Swim animated television series, Aqua Teen Hunger Force
  • Antenna Awards, an annual awards ceremony that recognizes outstanding community television programs broadcast on Australia's Channel 31 stations



  • Antenna (band), an American indie rock band active from 1991 to 1994, formed in Bloomington, Indiana by John Strohm and Freda Love
  • Antena (band), a French-Belgian synth pop band, led by Isabelle Antena (a pseudonym for Isabelle Powaga)



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