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35-Ft Aluminum Whip Antenna AS-3772 B/U


  • Frequency Range: 2 MHz to 30 MHz

  • Power Handling: 5000 W Average

  • Minimum maintenance

  • High Reliability

  • Shipboard Applications

  • Weatherproof

  • PN: VD-91-00127-1

  • NSN: 5985-01-383-8451

Detailed Description

The AS-3772 B/U 35 foot aluminum whip antenna is designed and built to meet the US Navy requirements for shipboard antennas, specifically MIL-A-29517(EC). It meets or exceeds these requirements in every respect.

The antenna is used for communications in the 2 to 30 MHz frequency range and can be installed and operated in the vertical, tilted or horizontal positions.

The antenna consists of a tapered aluminum radiating element and an integral fibreglass insulator and base mounting flange. It is a two piece antenna which has three side feed points. The integral insulator and base mounting flange is bonded to the bottom of the radiating element. A drip shield is provided just below the lower feed point.

The mechanical strength of the integral insulator and mounting flange is achieved with a patented process using high strength filament fibreglass and epoxy resin.

U.S. PATENT: 5357261

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