AS-5088/FRC 54-Ft Self-Supporting Whip

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  • Frequency Range: 2 MHz to 30 MHz
  • Power Handling: 10000 W Average
  • Field-proven
  • Extremely rigid construction
  • Light weight
  • Shore to ship
  • One-piece base
  • Rugged for military environment
  • Low cost installation
  • Low cost maintenance
  • NSN: 5985-21-872-6360

Typical Applications

  • Broadcasting
  • Ground to air
  • Civil defense
  • Shore to ship

Detailed Description

The Valcom Military Grade Antenna, AS-5088/FRC, is a rugged, field-proven 54-foot (16.6 M) epoxy fibreglass, vertical antenna for maritime, aviation and general communication use.

The antenna was originally designed for the United States Military which had the requirement for an extremely rigid antenna that could reliably withstand high winds and ice loading, without causing serious detuning of the associated matching network.

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