What is this protrusion on the tail of Learjet 24D (shown just above the avro museum logo) and what is its function?

enter image description here Learjet 24D Tail closeup

enter image description here Zoomed out image of the Learjet tail

Source: images were taken by yours truly

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    $\begingroup$ More importantly, how are they going to continue their tennis match now that the ball has been impaled on the wing tip?!???!?! :) $\endgroup$
    – FreeMan
    Aug 2, 2019 at 12:43

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It's a VOR antenna. You can find more information about it in similar questions like this one or this one.

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    $\begingroup$ Technically it's 1/2 of the VOR antenna. There are two elements, one on each side of the tail. $\endgroup$
    – Gerry
    Aug 2, 2019 at 10:52

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