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HF sectional vehicle whip, monopole, 5 m, 1.6-30 MHz


The APX52 is constructed for land mobile services in the HF band 1.6-30 MHz.

It consists of four whip 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.  A rigid version of the base is also available for naval or fixed platforms.  To reduce visual signature the antenna can also be used with only two sections with reduced performance.

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
Other colours on request
Temperature Range – 55°C to + 71°C