VHF receive antenna, 0.52 m, 87.5-108 MHz


The AR88108 is a robust and lightweight, omnidirectional, horizontally polarised receiving antenna for the FM broadcast band. Its low VSWR and good pattern gives it superior performance compared to other antennas for this application. AR88108 is used both on ships, vehicles and in portable applications with a mast. One use is the reception of differential GPS correction signals in those countries where these are sent via the FM broadcast network.

Frequency Range 87.5-108 MHz
VSWR < 3:1
Nominal Impedance 50 Ω
Power Rating Receiving
Gain – 4-0 dBi
Radiation Diagram Omnidirectional within ± 3 dB
Polarisation Horizontal
Connector BNC or custom specified
Design U shaped dipole, made from aluminium and fibreglass reinforced polyester.
Size 520 x 500 x 30 (110) mm
Weight 1.9 kg
Wind Rating 55 m/s = 201 km/h
Finish Polyurethane lacquer, olive drab, UV specified
Temperature Range – 55°C to + 55°C
Mounting On ø 35 to ø 55 mm tube