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shadow loss
The attenuation caused to a radio signal by obstructions in the propagation path. 2. In a reflector antenna, the relative reduction in the effective aperture of the antenna caused by the masking effect of other antenna parts, such as a feed horn or a secondary reflector, which parts obstruct the radiation path.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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