AD-25/CW-2175 — VHF Tape Whip Manpack Antenna

Posted on July 30, 2019

AD-25/CW-3512 is a low-profile wideband tape whip monopole antenna covering 20-175 MHz for manpack mobile comms up to 16 W CW. 

AD-25/CW-3512 is a wideband monopole whip antenna, primarily intended for use with manpack radios with frequency range from 30 to 512 MHz. Electrical performance is optimized for use on man-portable radio units with a relatively small ground plane.

The antenna is composed of radiating part made of bendable tape radiator ensuring high flexibility and roughness. Below the radiator is a goose-neck that enables vertical position of the antenna regardless of the position of the radio.
An antenna matching above the connector is designed to provide electrical and firm mechanical connection to the radio. Various connector threads are available on request.

VERSIONS:

  • AD-25/CW-3512-H: wideband monopole antenna for portable radio devices with TNC male connector
  • AD-25/CW-3512-N: wideband monopole antenna for portable radio devices with N male connector
  • AD-25/CW-3512-S: wideband monopole antenna for portable radio devices with SINCGARS male connector
  • AD-25/CW-3512-HP: AD-25/CW-3512-N w antenna rated for 50 W CW power handling

 

Topics: MANPACK, TACTICAL, VHF, MONOPOLE, TACTICAL COMMUNICATION, ANTENNA - MODERATE POWER, OMNIDIRECTIONAL, COMMS