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UHF vehicle whip, dipole, 0.87 m, 225-512 MHz


The UHF225512VM/HG is a UHF vehicle antenna designed for use on all modern in-service military platforms, including armoured or soft skin, metal chassis or composite, wheeled or tracked.

The antenna is a dipole design so does not require a ground plane to operate.

Bases are available for vehicle, mast and fixed mounting with optional L1 and L1/L2 GPS.

Frequency Range 225-512 MHz
VSWR < 3.5:1
Nominal Impedance 50 Ω
Power Rating 100 W
Gain 0.5 … 2 dBi
Radiation Diagram Azimuth: Omnidirectional
Elevation:  see datasheet
Polarisation Vertical
Connector BNC female (others on request)
Design Centre fed dipole. Radiating elements completely enclosed in epoxy/fibreglass laminate. Metal parts are plated brass and stainless steel.
Length Total: 0.87 m
Element: 0.68 m
Base: 0.22 m*
Weight Whip: 1.1 kg
Base: 2.85 kg
Wind Rating 55 m/s = 201 km/h
Finish Polyurethane lacquer
Colour Customer specified
Installation See base option table
Temperature Range – 55°C to + 71°C

* Weight with standard NATO 4 hole vehicle base (A). Base options specified on datasheet.