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VHF sectional vehicle whip, dipole, 3.4 m, 30-88 MHz


The VHF3088VM is a broadband VHF antenna designed for use on all modern in-service military platforms, including armoured or soft skin, metal chassis or composite, wheeled or tracked.  Rigid versions are available for shipboard and fixed station applications.  Brackets are also available for masts and pole mounting.

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

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

Frequency Range 30-88 MHz
VSWR See Charts Tab
Nominal Impedance 50 Ω
Power Rating 100 W
Gain See Charts Tab
Radiation Diagram Azimuth: Omnidirectional
Elevation:  See Charts Tab
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:   3.3 m
Lower Whip:   1.8 m
Upper Whip:   1.45 m
Base (Option A):   0.22 m
Weight Whips:   1.65 kg
Complete:   3.4 kg*
Wind Rating 55 m/s = 201 km/h
Finish Polyurethane lacquer
Colour Customer specified
Installation See base options table
Temperature Range – 55°C to + 71°C

* Weight with standard NATO 4 hole vehicle base. Base options specified on datasheet.
# Nominal dimensions subject to manufacturing tolerances.

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