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VHF/UHF Tactical Dipole Antennas DTLB Series 115 - 500 MHz

Rev : 02 | Rev date : 07 Apr 2022

The DTLB115 is a Tactical crossband antenna covering the VHF and UHF aeroband frequencies from 115 to 500MHz. This antenna is used extensively for ground-to-air communications from control towers or shelters as well as for counter-measure operations. For detailed model specifications and ordering information please contact RFS.


  • The DTLB115 antenna is made of aluminium alloy and wrapped with a polyester radome, providing excellent protection against the harshest conditions of rain, icing, sand storms, marine corrosion and industrial pollution.
  • The antenna connection is via a coaxial cable which exits from the lower mounting tube: Length - 1m, Connector - N socket.

Technical features


Product LineTactical Antennas
Product TypeVHF/UHF Omnidirectional - Tactical Dipole Antenna

Electrical Specifications

Frequency Range MHz115-500
Isotropic Gain dBi2.5
Azimuth Radiation PatternOmnidirectional
Half Power Beamwidth E-Plane degrees90
Power Rating kW0.4 average
Input ConnectorN-type socket
Impedance Ω50
Coaxial Tail Length cm (in)100 (39.4) length of RG213U

Mechanical Specifications

Overall Height/ Length cm (in)135 (53.1)
Radome Height cm (in)95 (37.4)
Radome Diameter cm (in)36 (14.2)
Dimensions (Height or Length) cm (in)
Mounting (Standard) mm (in)2x U-bolts recommended for 60-95 mm (2.4-3.7") mast
Effective Area Front (full antenna) No Ice m² (ft²)0.4 (4.30)
Wind Survival Rating (no ice) km/h (mph)220 (137)
Wind Survival Rating (2cm ice) km/h (mph)140 (87)
Weight kg (lb)11.5 (25.3)

Temperature Specifications

Operating Temperature Range °C (°F)-30 to +70 (-22 to 158)

Packaging Information

Shipping CommentShipping dimensions: 1600 x 450 x 450 mm (63.0” x 17.7” x17.7”)


MaterialAluminium alloy
Material - RadomePolyester
ColourArmy green (IR NATO 24X5); White; Grey

DTLB115 Dimensions and recommended mounting guideline

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