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VHF, 2 dBi, Ground to Air, dipole, end feed, deck mount, 1.7 m, 118-144 MHz


The AV8 is a centre fed coaxial half wave dipole for the aeronautical communication band 118 – 144 MHz.  The dipole element is embedded in polyurethane foam and enclosed in a fibreglass reinforced tube.  A special construction gives AV8 DC short to earth.


Frequency Range 118-144 MHz
Nominal Impedance 50 Ω
Power Rating 100 W
Gain 2 dBi
Pattern Omnidirectional
Polarisation Vertical
Connector N female
VSWR < 2, See Charts Tab
Design Centre fed coaxial dipole. Radiating element completely enclosed in polyurethane foam within a fibreglass tube. Aluminium mounting hardware.
Height 1.7 m
Weight 3.5 kg
Wind Rating 55 m/s = 201 km/h
Finish Polyurethane lacquer, white
Temperature Range – 55°C to + 55°C
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