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LPD-FM
Log Periodic Antennas
LPD FM Series

The LPD FM series log periodic antenna is a directional wideband antenna, with low VSWR and without lateral lobes. It can be used in vertical or horizontal polarization due to its rear fixation. The antenna can be used between 84 and 120MHz.

FEATURES / BENEFITS

  • Receiving FM emissions in re-emission stations
  • Directive emissions
  • High 8 dBi gain, array possible
  • Multi-assembly possible
  • Easy to implement due to its low weight
  • Easily transportable as the rods can be dismantled
  • Individual packaging: 0.20 x 0.20 x 3.00m
  • All the metallic parts of the antenna are connected to the ground, helping static load out-flow.


LPD FM

Technical features

Structure

Product LineAntenna TV
Product TypeBand II (VHF) FM Log Periodic Antennas

Electrical Specifications

Frequency Range MHz85 - 108
PolarizationHorizontal
Vertical
Nominal Gain (Mid-band) dBd8 dBi
Return Loss dB> 21
Power Rating kW0.6
Min. Front to Back Ratio dB25
Impedance (unbalanced) Ω50

Mechanical Specifications

Input ConnectorN socket on RG213 U Coaxial Cable
Boom Length cm (in)280 (110)
Reflector Length cm (in)170 (67)
Mounting (Optional) mm (in)4 insulating stays to increase wind resistance
Effective Area Front (full antenna) No Ice m² (ft²)0.32 (3.50)
Effective Area Front (full antenna) with 12.5mm(0.5") Radial Ice m² (ft²)0.32 (3.50)
Wind Rating (no ice) km/h (mph)200 (130)
Wind Rating with 12.5mm (0.5") Radial Ice km/h (mph)120 (70)
Weight kg (lb)8.7 (19.1)

Packaging Information

Shipping Weight, Kg (lb)kg (lb)20 (44)
Shipping Dimension - Length cm (in)345 (135.8)
Shipping Dimension - Width cm (in)25 (9.8)
Shipping Dimension - Height cm (in)25 (9.8)

Material

Material - Support Pole / MountingHot galvanized mounting interface
Material - RadiatorsAluminium alloy
CoatingThermo gloss paint
ColourWhite


Single LPD FM antenna


Single LPD FM antenna


Rear view of antenna in horizontal polarization

External Document Links

Notes

Options
• Hot-galvanized fixation interfaces for diam 50 to diam 115 mm tubes (available from diam 30 up to diam 150mm upon request)
• Insulating stays strengthening wind resistance
• Power splitter (BJ) for antenna array
• Phasing coaxial straps
• Fitted, measured, low loss coaxial cables - any length
• Supporting pylons (SL 190 - SL 450, ...)