Biconical Antenna SAS-543

  • Biconical Antenna
  • Vertical Polarity, Biconical Antenna


High input handling capability up to 2000 watts peak, and rugged design make this Biconical Antenna excellent for immunity testing.


  • 20 MHz to 300 MHz
  • High Power Input Capacity
  • Ideal for Immunity Testing
  • Rugged Construction
  • Three Year Warranty

CAGE Code: 54656
Schedule B: 8529.10.9000

Product Details

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

Included parts:
  • SAS-543 Antenna Balun
  • 2 removeable rigid elements
  • Antenna Calibration Manual

* Calibration data and certificate at 1, 3 and 10 meter horizontal polarity included
** optional 7/16 DIN connector available (1.5 KW continous power)

Antenna Specifications

SAS-543 High Powered Biconical Antenna
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
Pattern Type: omni-directional
Impedance: 50 ohm
VSWR (Ave): 2.8:1
Connector: N-Type, female
Mounting: 1/4-20 Thread, female
Physical Dimensions:
Height: 17 in. (43.2 cm)
Width: 52.5 in. (133 cm)
Weight: 6.0 lbs. (2.72 kg)

Typical Antenna Data

SAS-543 Biconical Antenna

Additional Resources

SAS-543 Biconical Antenna

Product Data Sheet

Operation Manual

Field intensity calculation

Field intensity calculation (xls download)

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Application Note

The Biconical Antenna is considered a standard workhorse for every compliance test lab. Used in a variety of applications such as radiated emissions, immunity and shielding effectiveness testing; this application note will help guide the decision process of which Biconical Antenna to purchase.


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Shipping Information:
Carton size: 21" x 21" x 26"
Shipping Weight: 20 lbs.
* These are approximate dimensions and will vary depending on other items ordered.

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