BPV-100-512 Military VHF/UHF Vehicle Whip

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This vehicle mount antenna manufactured in Australia by Broadband Propagation covers military and civilian frequencies between 100 to 512 MHz with a power rating of 100 watts continuous. Gain over the band is comparable to a tuned ¼ wave whip antenna. Tuning is automatic and all tuning elements are incorporated within the antenna and base

This heavy duty ground independent antenna is mounted on a rugged base unit with heavy duty stainless steel spring. The base is fitted with mounting holes of UK/NATO 6 hole, or USA 4 hole pattern, and is suitable for all types of vehicle mounting including Tank/ASLAV/Bushmaster mounting.

Fabricated from fibreglass, the antenna has high impact survival and incorporates high voltage power line protection via a Polyolefin outer jacket covering the full length of the antenna.

  • NATO A and B-Band coverage, 100 to 512 MHz
  • Ground independent
  • NATO 6-Hole / USA 4-Hole spring mount
  • Designed and constructed to MIL-STD-810
  • Over-engineered for ultimate strength & reliability
Antenna Technical Data
Physical Characteristics
Construction Material
Fibreglass (GRP)
Stainless Steel
RF Connections
Radome Colour
Other - Black
Environmental Rating No Data
750 x 12.5 mm (H x ø)
Operating Temperature -40 °C to 65 °C
3.5000 kg
140 mm NATO 4/6 hole spring base
VHF/UHF Whip Element
Electrical Specifications Mechanical Specifications
Input Impedance 50 Ω Input Connector
Polarisation Input Connector Gender
Max. Input Power 100 W Cable Series -
PIM, 3rd Order - Cable Length -
Range: 100 to 512 MHz
Peak Gain 0.00 dBi Azimuth Beamwidth 360°
VSWR < 3.0:1 Elevation Beamwidth No Data
Radiation Efficiency No Data Electrical Tilt
Front-to-Back Ratio - Inter-Port Isolation -
Cross-Polar Discrimination - Cross-Polar Isolation -

Broadband Propagation

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Broadband Propagation designs and manufactures a broad range of antennas, supplying commercial, military, and scientific research organisations worldwide. The company has been in operation since 1990 and entered the antenna market with a number of original and ground breaking HF broadband antenna designs which offered HF users compact, efficient, light-weight, and durable antennas using materials not seen before in the market.

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