Portable Dipole Antenna LW Series
The Hilomast, LLC LW8 Series of HF portable antennas have proven to be durable and reliable while in operation and can be used in most situations with success.
These qualities have ensured the LW8 Series much success in a wide range of military applications from the Antarctic to the Tropics.
Since the LW8’s original design, Hilomast, LLC have endeavored to improve the basic unit, taking advantage of the wide range of improved materials now available.
Hilomast, LLC has a range of purpose-designed masts for use with this antenna series. Details are available on request.
Variations on the standard design are manufactured to meet specific customer requirements. NATO codified versions are also available.
Please feel free to contact Hilomast from our “Contact” page of this website, or call Hilomast, (386) 668-6784, and we will be glad to discuss details and/or options relating to your specific needs or on other competitive products in which we specialize.
|Frequency range||3 - 30 MHz or 2 - 30 MHz with ATU as a long wire antenna|
|Power rating||Rx - 500w average|
|VSWR||2:1 maximum at 50 ohms|
|Input impedance||50 - 75 ohms|
|Input connector||BNC or UHF to order|
|LW8 / A||PVC covered terylene interwoven with plaited copper braid|
|LW8 / K||PVC covered kevlar braid with plaited copper wire|
|Centre junction||Type SMC CCJ/2 carbon loaded ultra-violet resistant moulding|
|Metal fittings||Stainless steel or brass|