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front-to-back ratio
1. Of an antenna, the gain in a specified direction, i.e., azimuth, usually that of maximum gain, compared to the gain in a direction 180° from the specified azimuth. Note: Front-to-back ratio is usually expressed in dB. 2. A ratio of parameters used to characterize rectifiers or other devices, in which electrical current, signal strength, resistance, or other parameters, in one direction is compared with that in the opposite direction.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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