Dipole Antenna (Heavy Duty) – 17m

Dipole Antenna (Heavy Duty) - 17m

A Single Element Heavy Duty Dipole Antenna for the 17m (18MHz) band

£180.00 — £215.00

Product Code – 17M1TORHEAVY

A Dipole Antenna for the 17m band from the Vortex Antenna Systems ‘Heavy Duty’ range. Manufactured from extremely strong construction grade 6082-T6 Aluminium stock with a heavy duty boom. The ‘Heavy Duty’ range includes HD Element Brackets and Heavy Duty Polyamide Element Clamps, these come complete with M10 Stainless Steel Hardware. Antenna is supplied with all related hardware except boom to mast mount (see below).

VORTEX BOOM TO MAST PLATES
All VORTEX Antennas can be shipped WITHOUT any boom to mast mounting plates. Select this option from the drop-down menu when purchasing. Other options include the choice of mounting plates and complete mounting solutions with U-Bolts and Brackets.

Antenna shown – Vortex 6m Dipole During Testing.

See info below for mechanical and electrical details

  1 Element Dipole Antenna (Heavy Duty) – 17m

Band(s):  17m (18MHz)
Element Material:  6082-T6/*AA6082-T6
Boom Material:  6082-T6 box section aluminium
Boom Length:  0.4m
Gain:   2.12dBi (0dbd)
Front to Back Ratio:   n/a
Feed:   Coax via SO239 socket
Matching:   Vortex gamma match (PTFE Dialectric)
Bandwidth:   Covers the whole band at 1.2 to 1 SWR or better
Rating:   3.5kw
Element Clamps:   Stauff (Germany) – heavy duty polyamide series
Antenna Weight:   6.5kg
Longest Element Length:   7.80m
Hardware:   304/316 stainless steel

*If available