Like mushrooms after a heavy rain, unwanted reradiators sometimes appear almost overnight in the near field of AM antennas.
The author Gertrude Stein once said a rose is a rose, is a rose is a rose. Maybe an antenna is an antenna, is an antenna also applies, but an AM antenna
A look at the theory of controlled parasitic reradiators and possible directional arrays using parasitic elements.
An article in the October 1999 issue of BE Radio described the design of the self-resonant antenna for use with medium-wave or long-wave broadcasting.
A radio engineer's definition of a parasite might be something that obtains its power from another's energy. In other areas of broadcast engineering it