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VHF sectional vehicle whip, monopole, GPS, 2.62 m, 30-88 MHz


The VHF3088EF is a VHF vehicle antenna operating over the 30 to 88 MHz frequency band.  It has been 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 monopole design so requires a ground plane to operate.  The antenna has a built in mil-spec GPS active receiving antenna.  The GPS antenna performance is not affected by the use of full transmitting power on VHF.  Bases are available for vehicle, mast and fixed mounting.

Frequency Range 30-88 MHz
VSWR See Charts Tab
Nominal Impedance 50 Ω
Power Rating 100 W CW
Gain See Charts Tab
Radiation Diagram Azimuth: Omnidirectional
Polarisation Vertical
Connector to be specified
GPS:  SMA female
GPS Frequency Range L1, 1575.42 ± 10 MHz
GPS Preamplifier Gain 26.5 dB
GPS Noise Figure 2.5 dB
GPS Supply Voltage 5.0 ± 0.5 V
GPS Supply Current < 40 mA
Design End fed whip. Radiating elements completely enclosed in epoxy/fibreglass laminate. Metal parts are brass and stainless steel.
Length, Mounted 2.6 m
Length, Dismounted 1.27 m
Weight 2.7 kg
Wind Rating 55 m/s = 201 km/h
Finish Polyurethane lacquer, olive drab
Temperature Range – 55°C to + 55°C
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