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VHF manpack folding whip, composite, monopole, GPS, SINCGARS, 2.65 m, 30-108 MHz


The APX27 is a folding whip in 9 sections for portable VHF radio sets.  This version of the antenna also has a built-in L1 band GPS element.  The antenna utilises fibreglass elements with a conductive coating that gives excellent mechanical and electrical properties.

This version of the antenna is designed to be used together with the SINCGARS radio.  The antenna includes a broadband matching network.  Other versions of this antenna are available on request.

Frequency Range 30-108 MHz
Impedance 50 Ω
VSWR < 3.5:1
Power Rating 15 W
Frequency Range GPS 1575 MHz
Power Supply GPS 2.7 – 5.5 V @ < 23 mA, + in centre
Amplifier Gain GPS 25 dB
Design Glass fibre elements with conductive coating, brass plated ferrules and elastic cord
Length 2.8 m
Weight 0.95 kg
Finish Polyurethane lacquer, olive drab
Temperature Range 55°C to + 71°C