ANT-B212-060 blade AIS antenna for helicopter and subsonic aircraft

Blade Aircraft Antenna ANT-B212-060

ANT-B212-060 is a high performance VHF airborne blade antenna suitable for helicopter and sub-sonic aircraft, intended for use with Automatic Identification Systems (AIS).

Mechanical design of the blade comprises an internal printed circuit, foamed-in-place into a high strength, glass loaded thermoplastic radome fitted to an aluminum alloy base block having an integral mounting flange and finished in urethane lusterless grey paint.
Structural design ensures high side loading acceptance and long term reliability. Can operate up to 50,000 feet.
Frequency 160 MHz to 165 MHz
Gain > +2 dBi
VSWR < 2.0:1 Ohms
Impedance (nominal) 50 Ohms
Power 25 watts CW
Polarization Essentially Vertical (when mounted vertically)
Radiation Nominally omni-directional in azimuth plane
Antenna RF Connector TNC female
Antenna Shell Type Glass loaded thermo plastic blade
Height 7.75 inches (197mm)
Weight 1.8 lbs (0.81 kg)
Side Loading > 4 psi ultimate
Fixing holes 6 x 0.203 inch diameter (5.16 mm) holes
Antenna Urethane Lusterless Grey
Manufactured by Cooper Antennas LTD