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AV200 Base Station Antenna with Ground Plane

The AV200 Base Station Antenna with Ground Plane is designed for land and marine service with a tunable frequency range of 135 -175 MHz. The matching coil is DC fed for protection from static discharges.

SKU: 001-1041 Category:

OVERVIEW


The AV200 Base Station Antenna with Ground Plane is designed for land and marine service with a tunable frequency range of 135 -175 MHz. The matching coil is DC fed for protection from static discharges. The antenna is made from non-corrosive aluminium and assembled to a strong die-cast base.

Note: This product was previously known as the AIS-GPA

FEATURES


  • For VHF / AIS Land and Marine Service
  • Ideal for monitoring of AIS sea traffic
  • Omnidirectional
  • Rugged and corrosion resistant
  • Supplied complete with pole mount bracket & 10 m cable

APPLICATIONS


  • For shoreside monitoring of shipping by Government bodies
  • Managing traffic at local port approaches
  • Locating ships for local tug/supply operators
  • Analysing shipping in specific areas
  • Monitoring fishing zones
  • Feeding data to AIS vessel tracking websites

RELATED PRODUCTS


  • AV100 – Stainless Steel Whip Antenna
  • AV300 – Fibreglass VHF Antenna
  • AV400 – Commercial Antenna for AIS
  • AG100 – GPS Antenna

PHYSICAL


  • Weight: 570 g approx. Shipping weight: 900 g approx.
  • Dimensions: L 1480 mm; radial lengths 530 mm (approx.)
  • Mounting: To mast Ø 25 – 30 mm
  • Construction: Aluminium, copper, nylon
  • Wind Loading: 28 N @ 150 Km/h
  • Wind Surface Area: 0.02 m²

ELECTRICAL


  • Type: 5/8 λ ground plane
  • Antenna Impedance: 50 Ω
  • Radiation (H-plane): 360° omnidirectional
  • Radiation (E-plane): Beamwidth @ -3 dB = 67°
  • Radiation angle: 18°
  • Polarization: Linear vertical
  • Bandwidth @ SWR: ≤2: see diagram
  • SWR @ res. freq.: See diagrams
  • Max. Power: (CW) @ 30°C: 200 Watts
  • Grounding Protection: All metal part are DC-grounded; the inner conductor shows a DC-short
  • Cable: 10m cable supplied
  • Connections: UHF female, gold plated central pin

OPERATIONAL


  • Frequency range: Tunable 135 – 175 MHz (by adjusting antenna length)
  • Gain: 1.5 dBd – 3.65 dBi

ENVIRONMENTAL


  • IP Rating: IP67
  • Operating Temp: -15°C to +55°C
  • Compass: Safe Distance 50 cm

ADDITIONAL


  • Supplied complete with pole mounting bracket & 10 m cable
  • Supplied with centre element length L pre-adjusted for AIS frequencies
  • Supplied with user instructions

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