VAS-3448 Personnel Location Reporting
Antenna

Features

  • Frequency Range: 420 MHz to 450 MHz

  • VSWR: 2.25:1

  • Power Handling: 10 W Average

  • Broadband

  • Lightweight and Rugged

  • Receiving or Transmitting

Detailed Description

Valcom's VAS-3448 dipole antenna is a rugged vertical antenna designed to cover the frequency range of 420-450 MHz. The VAS-3448 is ideally suited for military radio location applications such as with the RT-1343/TSQ-129 receiver/transmitter used int he position location reporting system (PLRS).

VAS-3448 Personnel Location Reporting Antenna

The antenna can easily handle 10 Watts continuous RF power and up to 200 Watts peak RF power over the entire frequency range with a VSWR of less than 2.25:1. The RF input connector is an N-TYPE receptacle located at the base of the antenna.

The antenna features a flexible goose neck at the base of the antenna and a fibreglass envelope protecting the radiating elements inside. The VAS-4245 antenna easily and quickly connects directly to the radio equipment or a remote coaxial cable with its integral N-TYPE connector at the base.