High input handling capability up to 2000 watts peak, and rugged design make this Biconical Antenna excellent for immunity testing.
The SAS-543 Biconical Antenna is an ideal solution for immunity testing and capable of generating a high fields at lower frequencies. The Biconical antenna has a unique balun design an ideal for IEC 1000-4-3 testing or any other immunity testing. The rugged design of this biconical antenna has an impedance transformation and matching circuit capable of handling up to 2000 Watts peak power. This Biconical antenna is a versatile performer for all your compliance testing needs
* Calibration data and certificate at 1, 3 and 10 meter horizontal polarity included
** optional 7/16 DIN connector available (1.5 KW continous power)
|Frequency Range:||20 MHz - 300 MHz|
|Antenna Factor:||7.4 to 20 dB/m|
|Gain:||-14 to 2.8 dBi|
|Maximum Continuous Power:||1 KW|
|Max Peak Power:||2 KW|
|Mounting:||1/4-20 Thread, female|
|Height:||17 in. (43.2 cm)|
|Width:||52.5 in. (133 cm)|
|Weight:||6.0 lb.'s (2.72 kg)|
Field intensity calculation (xls download)
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Formulas and Calculations
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