Q: Aerials, antennas and antennae? What is the correct terminology?

A: Have a look on-line and you will see that there is considerable debate about the correct terminology, however it is generally accepted that an ‘Aerial’ is a receive-only device and that an ‘Antenna’ is for receivingand transmitting. For example, aerials are used for TV and Radio broadcast reception. For wireless voice, video and data systems, the term most often used is ‘Antenna’.

The correct plural of antenna is antennas.


Antennae are completely different...


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