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YLV3
FM Yagi Antenna
YLV Series

The YLV3 yagi antenna is suitable for use as an element in VHF transmitting arrays. By arranging a number of these elements around a suitable tower or mast an omnidirectional or a number of directional radiation patterns can be achieved. The YLV3 can also be used as a stand alone antenna.
The antenna can be centre mounted for single antenna applications or by an extended boom for mounting to tower or mast in an array configuration. Bracing kits are supplied as standard with antennas that require them. Mounting hardware is stainless steel. To facilitate package and transport, yagi antennas are transported as components. Detailed assembly instructions are provided.
Mounting clamps and tower brackets are available to suit a range of tower types. Contact RFS with your requirements.

FEATURES / BENEFITS

  • Suitable for use as an array element or for stand alone operation
  • Engineered for transmission of both Digital and Analog TV/Radio
  • Light weight and low wind load
  • All elements are DC grounded for lightning protection.


YLV3 - Dimensions shown for the model covering 47 - 54 MHz

Technical features

Structure

Product LineAntenna TV
Product TypeBand I (Low VHF) Yagi AntennasBand II (VHF) FM Yagi Antennas

Electrical Specifications

Frequency Range MHz47 - 108
PolarizationHorizontal
Nominal Gain (Mid-band) dBd4.2
Return Loss dB>21 (typically 26 across channel)
Impedance (unbalanced) Ω50

Mechanical Specifications

Number of ChannelsSingle channel up to 8 MHz
Input ConnectorN type
Dimensions (Height or Length) cm (in)20
Dimensions (Width) cm (in)3254
Dimensions (Depth) cm (in)2220
Effective Area Front (full antenna) No Ice m² (ft²)0.46 (4.95)
Effective Area Front (full antenna) with 12.5mm(0.5") Radial Ice m² (ft²)0.46 (4.95)
Effective Area Side (full antenna) No Ice m² (ft²)0.13 (1.4)
Effective Area Side (full antenna) 12.5mm (0.5") Radial Ice m² (ft²)0.13 (1.4)
Design Wind Speed km/h (mph)240 (150)
Wind Load @ 50 m/sec Front kN (lb)0.69 (155)
Wind Load @ 50 m/sec Side kN (lb)0.2 (45)
Weight kg (lb)17 (37)

Packaging Information

Shipping Weight, Kg (lb)kg (lb)17 ()

Material

Material - Support Pole / MountingAluminium
Material - Radiators6000 Series aluminium alloy


RADIATION PATTERN - Typical Azimuth Single antenna


RADIATION PATTERN - Typical Azimuth Array of four antennas on square mast

External Document Links

Notes