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 Model MC3-160 156 - 162 MHz. 3 dBi. Gain 


Design Features : The MC3-160 VHF marine band omni-directional Collinear Antenna is rugged all weather model uses high class brass and aluminum alloy and does not require any field tuning or adjustments. All junctions are fully welded to prevent RF inter-modulation and antenna is completely protected within a high-tech ruggedized ABS radome to ensure survivability in the worst environments. The UV resistant ABS enclosure has excellent transparency for RF signals and enough strength to withstand specified wind loads. The compact size of marine band collinear antenna allows easy handling and shipping.

Constructions: The MC3-160 marine band collinear antenna is a center fed design which eliminates the distortion of the radiation pattern and ensures a true omni-directional horizontal pattern. The special stub matching is used for smooth VSWR and constant gain over the specified frequency band. The collinear antenna consist of large diameter brass radiating elements stacked vertically, fed in phase and enclosed in ABS tube. The antenna termination is enclosed at bottom of the antenna for complete weather protection. The stainless steel mounting hardware is supplied with the antenna.

Electrical Specifications:
Frequency Range 156 - 162 MHz.
Gain3 dBi.
Bandwidth6 MHz.
Antenna TypeOmni
Input Impedance50 Ohms
Radiation PatternOmni Directional
Beamwidth -3dB.76 Degrees (Vertical)
VSWR - Equal To or Better Then1:1.5
RF Power Handling Capacity250 Watts
Input TerminationN-Female

Mechanical Specifications:
Mounting Hardware -MaterialsStainless Steel
Weight3.5 Kgs.
Wind Rating200 Km/Hr.
Overall Length1.4 Meters
Shipping Length1.45 Meters
Support Pipe O.D.51 mm
Support Pipe MaterialAluminum
Maximum Mount Pipe Diameter 52 mm (2 Inches)
Radome Outer Diameter44 mm
Radome Length950 mm

Environmental Specifications:
Operating Temperature(-)20 to +60 Degrees Celsius
Storage Temperature(-)30 to +70 Degrees Celsius
Humidity0 to 95% RH