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VHF vehicle whip, built-in L1 GPS, dipole, 1.43 m, 136-174 MHz

VHF136174VM Series

  • VHF: 136-174 MHz
  • L1 GPS: 1575.42 ± 10 MHz
  • Dipole design, no ground plane required
  • Passive L1 GPS element built into the whip
  • Designed for operation on all tactical and civilian platforms
  • Spring and rigid bases are available for vehicle, shelter, mast and pole mounting
  • Available with Comrod VM and CEF type antenna to base connector
  • Fixed pole or bulkhead mount option
Frequency Range 136-174 MHz
VSWR < 2:1 – 147-158 MHz
< 2.5:1 – 136-174 MHz
Nominal Impedance 50 Ω
Power Rating 50 W CW
Gain see datasheet
Radiation Pattern Azimuth:  Omnidirectional
Elevation:  see datasheet
Polarisation Vertical
Connector BNC female (others on request)
Design Centre fed dipole with built-in L1 GPS.  Radiating elements completely enclosed in epoxy/fibreglass laminate.  Metal parts are plated brass and stainless steel.
Length (base type A) Total: 1.34 m
Whip: 1.16 m
Base (option A): 0.22 m
Weight (base type A) Whip: 0.94 kg
Complete: 2.7 kg
Wind Rating 55 m/s = 201 kph
Finish Polyurethane lacquer
Temperature Range – 55°C to + 71°C