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VHF Meander™ Collinear Antenna 150-160 MHz - 0dBd

COL51-160

This range of Meander™ collinear antennas have been specifically designed for VHF applications requiring high performance, strong bandwidth and exceptional PIM specifications.

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COL51-160 Features:

  • Strong Bandwidth

  • Internally DC grounded for lightning protection and reduction of precipitation noise

  • Tightly controlled radiation patterns for optimum coverage

  • Patented Meander PCB design for optimum RF pattern stability

  • Full band coverage

  • Industry leading PIM ratings (-150dBc) providing low IM and low noise characteristics for optimum performance

  • Peak Instantaneous Power 25kw


The patented Meander™ collinear element design allows multiple half wave elements to be stacked without the variations in cable lengths and mechanical joints which have typified the construction techniques in high gain collinear antennas. With each dipole element being printed on a single sided PCB the susceptibility to passive intermodulation is practically eliminated. Placing the elements on a board not only controls PIM but also removes manufacturing variations so that each and every antenna will provide the same pattern, tilt and VSWR characteristics over its operating bandwidth.
Nominal Gain dBd 2.1 (0)
Frequency MHz 150 - 160MHz
Peak Instantaneous Power kW 25
Tunable Bandwidth Full. No tuning required
VSWR <1.5:1
Nominal Impedance Ω 50
Vertical Beamwidth 92
Horizontal Beamwidth Omni +/- 0.5dB
Power W 350
Passive IM 3rd Order (2x20W) dBc <-150
Construction Composite fibreglass frame & Aluminium mounting tube
Length mm 2200
Radome Diameter mm 76
Weight (kg) 11
Termination 7/16” DIN fixed female (N type optional*)
Mounting Area 750mm x 90mm diam. aluminium
Suggested Clamps (not included) 2 x UC - 114
Lateral (Thrust) @ 160km/h N 199
Wind Gust Rating km/h 240
Torque @ 160km/h Nm 82

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