Tuned Dipole Element Lengths

Half-wave dipole element lengths

Overview:

Half wave dipole antennas are typically used for site attenuation measurments, shielding effectivness and as a gain reference antenna. They are the simplest and widely used class of antennas. The tunded dipole antenna consists of two quarter-wavelength telescoping elements placed end to end for a total length of approximately L = Lambda/2.

This is the proper adjustment procedure for the dipole antenna series and the resonant frequency/element length chart.

To use your tuned dipole antenna, you must set them up either on a tripod for informal testing or on an antenna mast for site attenuation and/or compliance testing. The telescoping elements should be adjusted to the resonant frequency (1/2 wavelength). When adjusting the elements make sure that the largest OD is exposed.


Dipole antenna element adjustment


NOTES

Frequency and Wavelength Calculation
a brief explanation of How to use antenna factors
Product listing of Dipole Antennas



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Dipole Antenna:

Tuned Dipole Antenna
  • 325 MHz to 1000 MHz
  • Low Insertion Loss & VSWR
  • Transmit and recieve

Designed per the FCC specifications, this Tuned Dipole antenna is ideal for site attenuation measurements.


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