VHF, 10 dB, two piece sectional whip, monopole, end feed, 7 m, 156-162 MHz

AV100 Series

The AV100 Series antenna is a high-gain antenna designed for the maritime VHF radio telephone service.  It is a high-quality antenna with a durable construction and a beautiful finish for installation on all kinds of vessels.

It consists of a base (AV100/2-B) and a top (AV100/2-T) section.

Mounting options are available, see datasheet.

Type AV100BI23-2 AV100D23-2 AV100M23-2
Frequency Range 156-162 MHz
VSWR < 1.5 @ 158.6 MHz
156-162 MHz
VSWR < 1.5 @ 158.6 MHz
156-162 MHz
VSWR < 1.5 @ 158.6 MHz
Nominal Impedance 50 Ω 50 Ω 50 Ω
Power Rating 100 W 100 W 100 W
Gain 10 dB 10 dB 10 dB
Pattern Horizontal plane:          Omnidirectional
Vertical plane:              See Charts Tab
Horizontal plane:          Omnidirectional
Vertical plane:              See Charts Tab
Horizontal plane:          Omnidirectional
Vertical plane:              See Charts Tab
Connector BI female UHF female UHF female
DC Grounded Yes Yes Yes
Design Phased 1/2 λ elements in a collinear array with a coaxial choking sleeve to suppress cable radiation. Radiating elements completely enclosed in polyurethane foam within a fibreglass tube.
Height 7 m
Weight 3.8 + 1.2 = 5 kg
Wind Rating 55 m/s = 201 km/h
Sections Base:     3.5 m
Top:       3.5 m
Finish Polyurethane lacquer, white
Temperature Range – 55°C to + 71°C
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