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HF vehicle whip, monopole, 4.1 m and 5.1 m, 1.6-30 MHz


NSN: 5985-25-144-8681

The HF1630m is designed for land mobile services in the HF-band 1.6-30 MHz.  It consists of a fibreglass whip and a base.  The whip is intended to be fixed in a deflected position when the vehicle is moving.  The whip is easily removed by hand, and a wire antenna can be attached to the base.  A tie down loop eases fixing a rope when the antenna is deflected.  An optional rigid tilt base is also available to lower the antenna.


Frequency Range 1.6-30 MHz
Impedance Depending on mounting
Power Rating 400 W CW
Radiation Diagram Omnidirectional
Electrical Length HF1630/5 = 5 m
HF1630/4 = 4 m
Polarisation Vertical
High Voltage Protection 16 KV @ 50 Hz
Design End fed whip.  Radiating elements completely enclosed in epoxy/fibreglass laminate.  Metal parts are brass or stainless steel.
Length, Mounted* HF1630/5 = 5 m
HF1630/4 = 4 m
Weight 5 m = 4.3 kg
4 m = 4 kg
Wind Rating 55 m/s = 201 km/h
Finish Polyurethane lacquer, olive drab
Temperature Range – 55°C to + 71°C