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VHF manpack groundspike folding whip, composite, monopole, 2.43 m, 30-108 MHz


The VHF30108GS is a ground spike antenna designed for the 30 to 108 MHz band.  The ground spike antenna fits within a standard 24 mm mast.  In this case, the upper part of the guy lines are used for a ground plane and a standard manpack whip is used for the radiating element.  Design and accessories can be adjusted to suit various environmental conditions and special applications.

Different interfaces can be made to accommodate individual customer requirements.

Frequency Range 30-108 MHz
VSWR < 3.5, will depend on the surroundings
Nominal Impedance 50 Ω
Power Rating 25 W
Gain – 8 to 2 dBi
Polarisation Vertical
Design Vertical – monopole over ground, or elevated with artificial ground plane. The tuning network is in the base for broadbanding. Sectional manpack type whip. The ground plane is part of the guy lines. When used at ground level the antenna base is secured to a conducting ground spike.
Whip Length 2.4 m
Guy Lines with Winder 3 pieces, 2.5 m conductor and line on a winder with adjustable lock and hooks at each end
Guy Pegs 4 pieces, steel
Packaged Weight 2 kg
Temperature Range – 55°C to + 55°C