HF/VHF broadband wire dipole antenna, 30 m, 1.6-48 MHz


The AH54 is a tactical HF terminated folded dipole designed for use over the frequency range 1.6-30 MHz with a power rating up to 400 W PEP, 150 W CW.  It is designed for use with two support masts to raise the folded dipole, which incorporates a balun transformer and load assembly, 7 to 9 metres above the ground level.

Frequency Range 1.6-48 MHz
VSWR < 2.5:1 for 2 – 45 MHz
< 3:1 for 1.6 – 48 MHz
subject to ground conditions
Power Rating 400 W PEP (150 W CW)
Input Impedance 50 Ω unbalanced
Connector UHF type on balun transformer
Design Folded wire dipole incorporating a balun transformer and load assembly
Element Span 30 m (approximately)
Wind Rating 55 m/s = 201 km/h
Temperature Range – 55°C to + 71°C
Installation Between two support masts raised 7-9 m above the ground (masts not included in kit)
Weight 5.2 kg