What is the definition of antenna boresight?

In the field of telecommunications and radar engineering, the term “antenna boresight” refers to the principal axis of a directional antenna that exhibits the highest gain, resulting in maximum radiated power. In the case of most antennas, the boresight aligns with the axis of symmetry of the antenna.

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