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VHF Side Mounted Dipole 70-85MHz - 2.5kg


The SMD1 Series side mounted dipoles are broad band antennas which, through different phasing and mounting arrangements, can offer a variety of patterns (generally cardioid) tailored to specific coverage requirements. These antennas can be mounted in dual arrays for 3dB gain, or four-stack arrays for 6dB gain over a single dipole.

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SMD1 Features:

The SMD12, is a ruggedised antenna featuring extremely heavy walled tubing, all welded alodined aluminium construction and a black epoxy coating to aid in solar heat retention.

The SMD14 is a stainless steel version and is ideal in corrosive marine environments. All of the antennas are electrically identical.

-Can be phased to provide 3dBd or 6dBd gain in a variety of patterns to suit specific requirements. An extensive range of phasing harnesses available.
-Full bandwidth coverage for both single antennas and phased arrays - ideal in community sites
-Ruggedised and stainless steel versions available
-Low PIM models available
-DC grounded for lightning protection and dissipation of static noise
Nominal Gain dBd 0 but can be incresed with mounting arrangements
Frequency MHz 70 to 85MHz
Tunable Bandwidth Full. No tuning required
VSWR <1.5:1
Polarisation Vertical
Vertical Beamwidth Typically 74° at ¼ l antenna - mast spacing
Horizontal Beamwidth Typically 260° at ¼ l antenna - mast spacing
Power W 300
Construction Thick walled aluminium with cast aluminium hub
Length mm 1800
Weight (kg) 2.5
Termination N female with RG213 cable tail
Mounting Area 300mm x 40mm diam. aluminium

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    To download the pattern file right click on the file and select “Save Link As”. The desired file format can then be viewed in your network planning software.


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