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HF sectional vehicle whip, monopole, (tilt base), 5 m, 2-30 MHz

APX50 Series

The APX50 is constructed for land mobile services in the HF band 1.6-30 MHz.  It consists of four mast sections and a base assembly.  The base assembly is equipped with heavy duty spring coil to absorb shocks and to allow for a semi-permanent deflection of the antenna when the vehicle is mobile.  To reduce visual signature the antenna can also be used with only two sections.

Frequency Range 1.6-30 MHz
Electrical Length 4.7 m
Power Rating 400 W
Radiation Diagram Omnidirectional
Polarisation Vertical
Design End fed whip. Radiating elements completely enclosed in epoxy/fibreglass laminate. Metal parts are brass and stainless steel.
Length 2 sections:  2.54 m
4 sections:  4.74 m
Weight 4 sections:  4.5 kg
Finish Polyurethane lacquer, olive
Temperature Range – 55°C to + 71°C