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Manpack VHF High-Power Antenna


The OMNI-A0180 wideband manpack antenna covers the full VHF band with some extension to 20 MHz and 520 MHz. It is mounted on either an N-type or 7/16 connector base, a spring for shock absorption and flexibility, and a glass-fibre tube containing the radiator.

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Frequency range 20 - 500 MHz
Gain See graph
VSWR < 2.5:1 (typically)
Nominal impedance 50 O
Azimuth pattern Omni-directional
Elevation pattern Monopole pattern
Power handling 30 W CW
Groundplane requirements Groundplane dependent; Minimum 200 mm x 200 mm x 400 mm
Dimensions (l x d) < 840 mm x 35 mm
Total mass 0.55 kg
Mounting On connector at base
Colour Black
Temperature range Storage: -30 °C to +70 °C Operation -30 °C to +55 °C
Weatherproofing IP 66 rain resistant (when mounted on a connector)
Shock and vibration MIL-STD-810E 516.4: vibration category 8

    Product Applications

    Electronic Countermeasures
  • Counter RCIED

    Design Features

  • High efficiency VHF antenna Proven flexible base spring protects the antenna