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470-700MHz TV Panel Arrays
PEP-Lite Series

Rev : 01 | Rev date : 16 Jul 2018
The PEP-Lite broadband low wind load antenna has dual inputs and is capable of horizontal, vertical, circular or elliptical polarisation. The PEP-Lite broadband array is ideally suited to the broadcaster who requires maximum flexibility now and into the future. These antennas are also suited to MIMO and MISO operation. Ideal for use by a single broadcaster, or multiple broadcasters as a shared antenna, PEP-Lite antennas use RFS patented VPT technology. Different broadcasters sharing the same antenna can have station specific polarisation ratios which can be changed post-installation by varying the output phase of the combiner.


  • Fully engineered for Digital TV, Mobile TV, MIMO and MISO applications
  • Corrosion resistant construction with cylindrical fibreglass radome
  • Single/independent inputs allowing utmost polarisation flexibility
  • Horizontal / Vertical, Circular or Elliptical polarization
  • Extremely low wind loading
  • Standard and hurricane rated options
  • High power rating
  • Array design allows a variety of horizontal radiation patterns; Option to modify vertical radiation pattern characteristics in the field must be specified at time of order

PEPL module on test range

Technical features


Product LineAntenna UHF TV
Product TypeBand IV/V (UHF) TV Panel Arrays

Electrical Specifications

Frequency Range MHz470 - 700
PolarizationHorizontal / Vertical / Circular / Elliptical
VSWR< 1.1:1
Power Rating kW60kW per input / 80kW per input / 120kW per input

Mechanical Specifications

Number of Levels12
Number of ChannelsMulti-channel
Input ConnectorDual 6-1/8" EIA / dual 7-3/16" / single 8-3/16"
Dimensions (Height or Length) cm (in)Refer external document
Effective Area Comment
Effective Area CaAa 8.5 m2 (91 ft2) Note 1,2
Pressurization Operational kPa (psi)10-25 (1.4-3.6)
Pressurization Test kPa (psi)100 (15)


ColourRed / White radome standard, other upon request

HRP HPOL PEPLite-Cardiod

PEPL 12 levels

PEPL36C Gain Table

HRP VPOL PEPLite-Cardiod

External Document Links


Note 1:  CaAa is calculated based on supercritical flow to ANSI/TIA-222-G.  Contact a qualified structural consultant to confirm this applies to your installation.
Note 2:  An effective area of 0.5 m2 (5.4 ft2)  to account for lightning rod, lifting jib, etc. at top of the antenna is included.  Estimated CaAa of climbing rung is 0.1m2/m height (1.0 ft2/ft height) and is not included in the calculation.  Interface steelwork to tower and power divider network is not included in effective area calculations.  
Note 3:  Gain at 666 MHz, omni-directional configuration, first null filled to 20%.
Note 4:  HPol and VPol gains shown.
Additional technical details including gain information and patterns appear in the Application Guide.  See external document links